Senegal is one of West Africa’s top destinations. Cities have a French colonial appearance with wide streets and beautiful houses. Dakar, the capital city is vibrant and colourful with chaotic markets and excellent musicians. It lies on the Atlantic coast and has a deep harbour making Dakar an important port for the country. Senegal is a tropical country with hot and humid weather, this river laced land of marshes and plains was once ruled by Wolof Chieftans.