Travel Blogs from Senegal

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Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Senegal

A travel blog entry by suzyinbenin

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... Peace Corps bureau, which was located across from the Grand Mosque in the Medina quarter, which felt very African indeed. Senegal is an extremely Muslim country, which means that the streets become significantly less trafficked at prayer times. Cars ...

bodies carved from ebony, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

bodies carved from ebony

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 21.   7 November 2007 (Dakar, Senegal)   We're having breakfast when we're told the ship has been cleared.  We're warned that the dock is covered in oil and dirt so we should be careful and be prepared for our shoes to get dirty ...

Time difference in the dark side of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Time difference in the dark side of Dakar

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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St Louis, St Louis, Senegal travel blog

St Louis

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... them in buckets on their heads. Sunset there was really nice. We left Nouakchott early on 8th Jan to head for the Senegal border, we couldnt spend longer in Mauritania as our visas were running out. We were aware that there were 12 police checkpoints ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Dakar in our entry from Bamako, Mali. Cheers, K & ...

Spring cleaning and some darn good feelings, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

Spring cleaning and some darn good feelings

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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... - he taught himself English and recently just got first in his whole school and he gives me such hope for the future of Senegal) has been helping me with my community entry research and I recently just completed a map of my town.  Two evenings during ...

De Nouakchott à Richard Toll (Sénégal), Richard Toll, Senegal travel blog

De Nouakchott à Richard Toll (Sénégal)

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Nous avons décidé de quitter la Mauritanie par le Sénégal pour éviter d'exposer davantage nos vies qui vous sont précieuses. Le hasard a fait que nous avons retrouvé Jacques (Routard armé d'un vrai 4x4, c'est à dire le même que Big Toy!) et ...

Dakar!!!!!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... 't really know who organizes the tournament, but teams from various Peace Corps countries, as well as teams from the UN and Senegal competed.  The Mauritanian Pirated won, of course, so it made the trip that much better.    I pretty much ...

New Year's Eve in Africa, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

New Year's Eve in Africa

A travel blog entry by mafoley

It would be truly amazing if I gained weight on this trip. I am stuffed after a big dinner (so yes, I did eat the food over there-at least for a little while). I am slowly becoming more optimistic about the trip despite our last few meetings with the ...

All drums and no fuel., Kabrousse, Senegal travel blog

All drums and no fuel.

A travel blog entry by trig

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... happened because you spontaneously said yes, whether it be climbing up a high tree, dancing around a camp fire or disappearing into the dark in the hope that you end up at a random party! Senegal, with significant emphasis on Cassamance, I salute ...

More Fishing with Patrick, Kassel, Senegal travel blog

More Fishing with Patrick

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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 I got to go fishing with Patrick again and even brought a coupe friends along to share the cost. This time we headed straight south of Kafountine to the river at Kassel, where his other flats boat was waiting ready. This was an afternoon trip. It ...

Going home!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Going home!

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... took us to the airport.  We checked in and back to the USA! Long fligiht.  Eight and a half hours to Dakar, Senegal and another nine and a half to Atlanta...then to Indianapolis.  All in darkness.  We were happy to get back ...

Tabaski, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Tabaski

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann

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... den nasalen Lauten haben, er findet das total lustig. Mutong, Restaurang, Orangschensaft... Jedenfalls ist das jetzt mein erster Abend im Senegal, der nicht erfüllt ist von Schafgeblöke. Direkt hier vorm Haus war eine kleine Herde "Mutongs" auf dem ...

When mango season ends, the mangos are sour..., Nguith, Senegal travel blog

When mango season ends, the mangos are sour...

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

... ; They made a perfect head wrap!!  Then we met my father in Dakar and had a wonderful two weeks touring the coast of Senegal, relaxing on the beach to riding camels in sand dunes, mom and dad even salsa danced to sabaar drumming!  We slept in a ...

de Matam à Bakel, Bakel, Senegal travel blog

de Matam à Bakel

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Nos célèbres reporters ont décidé ce soir que les 1/2 finales de la coupe d'Afrique de football étaient plus importantes pour le contact avec les populations que leurs élucubrations plus ou moins humoristiques quotidiennes. Néanmoins ...

Last Chance and a Barracuda, Kassel, Senegal travel blog

Last Chance and a Barracuda

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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   Patrick offered me one more trip. This time I only had to pay for gas. He was going to keep the fish or sell them at market.    It was a tough day. The wind was blowing hard and the fish weren't biting. Eventually we went to his ...

Home, Sweet Home, Kafountine, Senegal travel blog

Home, Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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   Kafountine, what can I say? Whatever I do say, know that we are here in the DRY season. Apparently the rains make it a little trickier around here for transport, insects, disease and otherwise. Now, the living is easy.    I only ...

Island of Gorée, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Island of Gorée

A travel blog entry by matcel

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The island of Gorée is nice, calm, colourful we felt relaxed there, except some people who are always on you to sell you something that you don't care. We arrived there by boat which takes 30 minutes to go there from Dakar. The best thing is to walk ...

Holdays and St. Louis!, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Holdays and St. Louis!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... Day.  It was a nice start to a great little vacation.   After Xmas, we all started working our way down to St. Louis, Senegal for a week of relaxing.  I wish I had more to tell you, but that is pretty much all we did.  I stayed in ...

Not off to a good start, Toubacouta, Senegal travel blog

Not off to a good start

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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Our joyful reunion was in try Banjul airport style: Him standing for two hours waiting for luggage in the steaming heat, me climbing up onto a post to try to see him, frantically waving through the crowd, pushing through the throng and me jumping like a ...

It keeps getting better and better Alhumdililhy, Thies, Senegal travel blog

It keeps getting better and better Alhumdililhy

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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So I know its been about a month since I last wrote so this is gonna be a long one so be warned and advised that a nice tall glass of iced tea and a lemon (wow I wish i had me some of that right now!) would be nice to have near by. Ok so at this moment ...

Stuck on a runway waiting, first African sunrise!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Stuck on a runway waiting, first African sunrise!

A travel blog entry by oliverkr

South African Airlines decided to be really cool and make us change plane in Dakar Senegal, at 5:20 in the morning, before they had planed everything out. We ended up sitting on the plane for a really long time before they let us off. Then when we were ...

Nguith: My new home, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Nguith: My new home

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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Asalam Malekum! So Im writing this e-mail over again because last night there was a power outage...it happens quite freqently in fact and usually it means a nice candle lit dinner with my awesome host family but this time it also erased my e-mail, the ...

Brief stop in Dakar, Senegal!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Brief stop in Dakar, Senegal!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... being completely switched off afterwards.   Time went by fast because next thing I knew, we landed in Dakar, Senegal for a one hour stop!    We were here to refuel and for a handful of people to disembark!   ...

17h de bus pour 400km ?!?!?, Manda, Senegal travel blog

17h de bus pour 400km ?!?!?

A travel blog entry by cmuller

But Why ???? Apparement les douanes et les eaux et forêts font du zèle... on conduit de nuit et on se fait arrêter partout... Bon je suis pas à pleindre, en discutant avec un sénégalais il me propose de venir à l'avant du véhicule, vraiment une ...

Maxence story (3ème épisode), Matam, Senegal travel blog

Maxence story (3ème épisode)

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Décidément, pas de chance! Le papa de Babacar, Gaoussou a été malade cette nuit car il a mangé hier soir du foie de hyène grillé. La hyène mange les animaux morts qui sont pleins de petites bestioles qui mangent le ventre de Gaoussou. Mais Papy ...

On the road through West Africa -Senegal to Guinea, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

On the road through West Africa -Senegal to Guinea

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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... After our short stint in Gambia, we headed back into Senegal for a few days. Senegal again During our time back in Senegal we found ourselves being treated to yet another amazing drumming and dance performance, this time where there were 2 creatures doing ...

2 week update, st louis, Senegal travel blog

2 week update

A travel blog entry by liselle

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Hey Everyone! Thanks for all the nice messages and sorry I cant reply individually. Things are going really well now that I have started on my placementsso time is flying by! On Monday to Wednesday mornings I am helping out with 4 and 5yr olds at ...

Two Braids are Enough for Me, Dindi Fello, Senegal travel blog

Two Braids are Enough for Me

A travel blog entry by mafoley

I woke up early to take my last warm shower before we headed into "the bush." I braided my hair, hoping it would disguise any dirtiness. I donned the skirt Allison gave me for Christmas along with a turquoise shirt-for my 'Aéropostale goes to Africa' ...

Edioungou, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Edioungou

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann

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Seit vorgestern Abend bin ich zurück in Dakar. davor hab ich drei Tage in Ziguinchor verbracht, eine im Dorf bei Oussouye und zwei in Cap Skirring. Außerdem hab ich ausführlich Bekanntschaft mit dem ÖPNV Senegals gemacht, war am Strand, im Meer ...

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