Travel Blogs from Dakar, 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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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 & ...

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 ...

Going home!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Going home!

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... and Joline 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 ...

Island of Gorée, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Island of Gorée

A travel blog entry by matcel

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... 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 and to see the different places that are ...

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 ...

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

Brief stop in Dakar, Senegal!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... by the lights 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 ...

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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... and so much has happened. Also, internet in this part of the world is very unreliable. Apologies therefore for the huge update below! Dakar, Senegal We arrived in Dakar in the early hours of a Sunday morning, we'd been told that the visa process could ...

Edioungou, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Edioungou

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann

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... . In der Stadt gibt es ein großes Denkmal für die Opfer des Untergangs der Joola, der großen Fähre zwischen Dakar und Ziguinchor, die vor ein paar Jahren wegen Überladung und mangelnder Wartung gesunken war. Damals sind ein paar tausend Leute ums ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by cpricci

   Arriving in Dakar, there was a huge line for immigration. Thankfully they were ushering travelers with children to a shorter line. We got our bags and had to walk around the outside of the airport to departures. We even said hello to one of ...

Will the Travelling Never Stop?, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Will the Travelling Never Stop?

A travel blog entry by kally563

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... Boston to New York. Seven hours is not nearly as long as I would have thought, and the flight from New York to Dakar, Senegal was over before I knew it (really should have opted for sleep over watching Elizabethtown, it was a terrible movie anyway) ...

Impaaaaalaaaaa, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Impaaaaalaaaaa

A travel blog entry by dc314

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... them) and put them in our lap so that security could make sure no one intentionally left a bag on the plane and got off in Senegal.  Finally we were ready to go.  They had to spray the plane once the doors were closed in order to kill any bugs ...

Dakar dafa lekk xalis!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar dafa lekk xalis!

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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... few day trips to national parks as a mini vacation.  I was working hard on SeneGAD stuff which is Peace Corps Senegal's Gender and Development committee to help volunteers work with girls and boys, women and men to learn to integrate gender equality ...

Two weeks in and so far so great, Theis, Senegal travel blog

Two weeks in and so far so great

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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... and comfortable here.  Right now I am busy training to be a Peace Corps volunteer which means I'm busy learning all about Senegal's culture both in the classroom and living it with my family; learning the local language of Wolof; learning how to ...

Recepção calorosa em Dakar (Fr+Pt), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Recepção calorosa em Dakar (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... . Logo me mete à vontade dizendo que a trate por « tu », explicando que no wolof (lingua nacional mais falada no Senegal) o « você » não existe. Domingo, dia que se seguiu ao da minha chegada, é dia de refeição em familia. ...

Swimming Pictures, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

Swimming Pictures

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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OK all, hopefully these links to pictures will work for you?  Copy the link into your browser; http://picasaweb.google.com/dhallbert/SenegalPhotosPart1 http://picasaweb.google.com/dhallbert/SenegalPhotosPartII School will be starting ...

Stopped for fuel, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Stopped for fuel

A travel blog entry by jodytomp

We stopped for fuel in Senegal but were not allowed off the ship  ...

Slummin' it in Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Slummin' it in Senegal

A travel blog entry by wanderingwaltz

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... & mouse turd" checks were not necessary, we plunged back into the developing world by flying from Casablanca, Morocco to Dakar, Senegal. We arrived at 3am and approached the airport exit with our "scam/crime" antenna fully extended. Amongst ...

St. Louis, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

St. Louis

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann

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... , mit Pailletten, Samt und Satin. Aber das entspricht der Erfahrung, die ich auch schon in Dakar gemacht habe: Das Wort "overdressed" entbehrt im Senegal (oder zumindest in den größeren Städten) jeglicher Bedeutung. Du kannst in einer fliederfarbenen ...

Dakar-Popenguine-Somone-Sali-Mbour-Joal-Ndangane, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar-Popenguine-Somone-Sali-Mbour-Joal-Ndangane

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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... little Nabou, Imam and Bilal). I want to especially thank Marie and Carole for hosting me during these weeks spent in Dakar.   I thought of pursuing the trip with Djibril and Angelica, but this couldn't happen. Then I decided to further look for ...

AFRICA AT LAST, DAKAR, Senegal travel blog

AFRICA AT LAST

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

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... acclimitizing to 31 degree celsius weather, sand, dirt, dust, air pollution, innmerable touts selling goods and services.  Dakar is a big sprawling somewhat chaotic city.  Board Dakar-Bamako express train, now owned by a Canadian company for a ...

Day 15 : Dakar (Benjamin leaving), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Day 15 : Dakar (Benjamin leaving)

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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Benjamin left today. He woke up early as he was still a bit sick, and we gently got ready to go and meet my former colleague at USAM (Union sportive de la Marine), where Ben and I played a game of Pétanque. Once his tennis achieved, Paul had a drink ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... functional construction. We were in Africa.    The taxi took us straight to Keur Diame (http://www.keurdiame-senegal.com/), and Ibra, the concierge, welcomed us by understanding our English. They were gracious in preparing us a room just ...

Dakar propriamente dita (Fr+Pt), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar propriamente dita (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... Gorée é reservada aos endinheirados que possam desembolsar a soma necessaria para se alojarem nos hoteis à beira-mar. O Senegal, como a maior parte dos paises não produtores de petroleo e sobretudo paises africanos que estupidamente acabaram por ...

popenguine, Popenguine, Senegal travel blog

popenguine

A travel blog entry by matcel

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After reflexion we decided to make this trip by ourselves and we went to popenguine, a little town near the coast where the people are very nice. We took the bus to go there but you have to see what kind of bus i am talking about, the one you wonder if ...

Day 14 : Mboro Plage - Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Day 14 : Mboro Plage - Dakar

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

... road was nice, with many baobabs around, and a side-of-the-road refuel with a pleasant encounter with kids. Entering Dakar through Rufisque was particularly a nightmare because of usual massive traffic congestion. My buddy Quentin picked us up at a ...

A expulsão (Fr+Pt), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A expulsão (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... jour chez elle. Pas de problème, allez hop, prochain arrêt : inconnu. Une seule certitude, ce sera en dehors de Dakar, je veux m'éloigner toute de suite. Les mauvaises expériences comme les bonnes sont acceptées comme faisant partie du parcours, ...

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