Travel Blogs from Palmarin, Senegal

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Video Killed the Radio Star, N'dangane, Senegal travel blog

Video Killed the Radio Star

A travel blog entry by kally563


... people in this town are also all quite tall and lean. Like really really tall. I don't know if that's the Wolof or Senegal, but it's true. They're also really dark, almost ebony. It's amazingly beautiful and makes me realize how much American blacks must ...

Day 96 : Somone - Palmarin, Palmarin, Senegal travel blog

Day 96 : Somone - Palmarin

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

... to his village. On the way we stopped at the traditional Joal and sacred Baobab (500 years, 32m circumference). Once we reached Palmarin, we looked for accomodation but couldn't find one that suited us, so we decided to spend the night at Sidy's mother's ...

Island of tears, Goree Island, Senegal travel blog

Island of tears

A travel blog entry by catmoj


... They try to reassure me but I can't help but be shaken by the venom of this kid, unlike anything I've experienced in Senegal or The Gambia.His slave reference is immature and unimaginative, designed to embarrass tourists and porters alike. I hope my group ...

Relaxing at the coast, Djiffer, Senegal travel blog

Relaxing at the coast

A travel blog entry by thechans


Djiffer, 10/31 Miles Travelled: 16078 We have travelled about 100 miles south of Dakar along the coast to a town called Djiffer. It is near a protected area of mangrove swamps, and is primarily a fishing village. We have a beautiful setting for ...

Another Flat?!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Another Flat?!

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


Dear Cruel Cruel World, I am currently en route to Thies where all the volunteers of Senegal have a two day conference, referred to as All Vol (All Volunteers). The night bus is not exactly the preferred mode of transportation (also not exactly forbidden, ...

Apr 15, 2011, Foundiougne, Senegal travel blog

Apr 15, 2011

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien


Apr 18, 2011, Djifère, Senegal travel blog

Apr 18, 2011

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien


Quite some mission, Palmarin, Senegal travel blog

Quite some mission

A travel blog entry by meltin4


Accommodation is expensive here, even though I've stayed in the cheapest I can find. All the same, when I read about a lovely sounding hotel on a beach, with horse riding and cycling and boat trips included in the price, I decided I'd treat myself for a ...

Field trip with the International School of Dakar, Palmarin, Senegal travel blog

Field trip with the International School of Dakar

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


... am starting to believe it. Sure I am helping my community but I am not doing anything groundbreaking and as for myself, I am learning things that I will take with me forever. Thank you Senegal and my fellow volunteers for the experiences and memories. ...

W.A.I.S.T., Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by kellyrose


... resourceful! Monday night Alexx, Trevon and myself had dinner plans with Falia, a teacher that was on the school trip to Palmarin. Her husband was in the Peace Corps and understood how desperate we were for American home cooking so of course they had us ...

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