Travel Blogs from Saint-Louis, Senegal

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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 ...

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

Holdays and St. Louis!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... Xmas 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 ...

The Desert, Lompoul, Senegal travel blog

The Desert

A travel blog entry by liselle

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... went on a camel ride across the dunes which was very bumpy but such good fun and a great way to do it! Headed back to St. louis at lunchtime with luckily no flat tyres on the way! Back to work now which is going really well...the talibes in my Daara are ...

Sand, heat and bugs not dipped in Chocolate, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

Sand, heat and bugs not dipped in Chocolate

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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Asalam Malekum Im still in Senegal.  And some days its still hits me and I say "wow Im in Africa" this usually happens in the mornings when I wake up sweating because it is just so hot out;  You can imagine that this does not lend itself to ...

The Circle of Life, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

The Circle of Life

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

Its amazing to feel all better.  Life is truly beautiful again and I want to do and explore again.  Some amazingly wonderful and not so wonderful things have happened lately:  We had our first really big downpour.  It was intense and ...

Day 12 : Nouakchott - Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Day 12 : Nouakchott - Saint-Louis

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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... Mercedes's clutch was broken. We arrived at night at the lay-back backdoor entrance of Sénégal. We soon reached Saint-Louis after 5 administrative steps at the border. Once Eiffel's Faidherbe bridge crossed, we stopped at the Flamingo restaurant to ...

Day 6, st louis, Senegal travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by liselle

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... ..pretty used to that now too! Have tried some very weird food so far..not loving dried fish which is really popular in St. Louis. After lunch its 3 hours of french lessons at a school round the corner. Dinner is usually not until 9pm ish and so far has ...

First days, st louis, Senegal travel blog

First days

A travel blog entry by liselle

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First few days here and everything is good...overwhelming at first but now I am settling in. my host family are lovely and luckily the dad speaks english!!!! starting my french lessons today so hopefully things will get easier in that respect:. Did my ...

Saint louis, Near Saint louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint louis

A travel blog entry by matcel

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We finally arrived at Saint louis a beautiful and rich city which remembers us the mood of Europe. There is indeed in this city drinkable water, showers and many things that we didn't find elsewhere. We spent the first in Saint Louis, visiting with Bago a ...

The Settling In, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

The Settling In

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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So the three days following that awful morning were in fact my first really sick days in Africa.  I had a wopping headache that no amount of medicine or visits by the motchkat (medicine man) could lessen and I couldn't keep anything down.  The ...

C'est parti pour le Senegal, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

C'est parti pour le Senegal

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Apres avoir utiliser une peugeot 504 pour 10 personnes, je suis arrivé vers 20h a Saint Louis ancienne capitale du senegale et point de transit important sur la route de l aeropostale. C est une ville qui possede son charme colonial et ou on peut ...

Ngiuth: My new Home for the next two Years, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

Ngiuth: My new Home for the next two Years

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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Hello Everyone! So here I am in Nguith with my new family.  I am lucky to have Internet connection in my own home although if its too hot like it was yesterday the computer stays off...I think it was like 110°F yesterday and I've been eating so ...

A difficult morning, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

A difficult morning

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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... on...but I promise they are coming. Also many of you have asked for my address again and so here it is: B.P 79 Linguere Senegal West Africa Also I have a list of some new things for care packages so please hold off all packages till I send it and ...

St. Louis, Africas equivalent to Cuba, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

St. Louis, Africas equivalent to Cuba

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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... Mauritanian border when we arrived at 18:30. After the big headache and waiting for the guys at the Mauritanian border, entering Senegal was just the same big pain in the ... We crossed the river to commence another long wait and paperwork nightmare. ...

Sub-Sahara, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Sub-Sahara

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx

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... baby from Nouakchott to the border crossing of Rosso, from where we hitched a ride on a ferry to cross the border (the Senegal River marks the boundary between Mauritania and Senegal) and then got a 'sept'-person taxi (only eight adults and one baby this ...

The Travelling Growth: A year on, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

The Travelling Growth: A year on

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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So it has been a whole year since Shaun had placed a sharp razor to his manly face, aiming to be clean shaven for a his last day of work. This therefore announces the first anniversary of 'the travelling growth'. He has done it, 'the travelling growth' ...

Chez Dimbo, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Chez Dimbo

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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... , Dimbo Cisse, came to pick us up at the taxi depot. For the past three days, we have been relaxing, exploring Saint Louis and its wonderful (although expensive) restaurants, and learning more about Dimbo and his lifestyle. The Rules of Chez Dimbo ...

Leaving Mauritania, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Leaving Mauritania

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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Heading for the Senegal border.For some reason this site will not allow me to put the park down as a night stop. A British couple who are cycling to The Gambia on a tandem are with us, he has hurt his leg and so we offered to take them to the border. ...

Yes, My Name is Nabou, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Yes, My Name is Nabou

A travel blog entry by lilli466

... some fun to my life which is always welcome and encouraged. That said, I wish everyone a very happy 17th of the month! Saint Louis has been marvelous (despite the housing issues in the previous entry), and both Sam and I have really enjoyed our time ...

Senegal, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Senegal

A travel blog entry by mapoirat

Sur la très bonne idée de mon oncle Yves, je vais vous transmettre mon numéro de compte en banques afin de subventionner mes voyages à venir... Cela permettra de continuer à me faire rêver à vous le faire partager... Qui vote ...

Across the border, Saint Louis Senegal, Senegal travel blog

Across the border

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... and gave the customs the 4 euro he wanted even though he was not happy to take coins. We then drove into the town of Saint Louis where we got another police check. This one his reputation precedes him and even though he asked for all sorts of things we ...

How to Survive a Village Stay, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

How to Survive a Village Stay

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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I woke up this morning in the European-ish city of Saint Louis in northern Senegal. I'm staying in a hotel that has air-conditioning, limited amounts of mosquitos, and hot showers. I didn't think I would feel hot water for another two and a half months, ...

Taxi Trouble, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Taxi Trouble

A travel blog entry by lilli466

... with Sam and our crazy uncle, Dimbo. Riding in the taxi for five hours and having to stop halfway to Saint Louis in the desert-like atmosphere of rural Senegal because our taxi broke down gave me a great deal of time to think about why I hate taxis and ...

Senegal! 847km later, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Senegal! 847km later

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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... we lee on the very crossing...it was fun and we were centre of attention! Time caught up and we got into Senegal at 7pm which meant a night ride to st Louis. Golden rule don't ride at night...you might just hit a goat! They say after the storm... We rode ...

A Change of Pace, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

A Change of Pace

A travel blog entry by lilli466

... family planning clinics, have organized aid for persons with disabilities, are working in hospitals, and have opened several orphanages in both Saint Louis and Dakar. I haven't developed much of my project yet, but I do know that I want to return to Saint ...

Senegal, St-louis, Senegal travel blog

Senegal

A travel blog entry by frusc101

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... when we arrived for what was ultimately a surprisingly smooth entry process into our third official country of the grand tour. Senegal immediately struck me as an entirely distinct culture from that seen in our last few weeks as we entered Black Africa ...

Переход, Sain Louis, Senegal travel blog

Переход

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Сент Луис, Сенегал. Кемпинг Zebrabar.   Сплю в ...

Сант Луи, Sain Louis, Senegal travel blog

Сант Луи

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Сент Луис, Сенегал. Кемпинг Zebrabar.   Сплю в ...

Yes, there is also Saint Louis in West Africa, SaintLouis, Senegal travel blog

Yes, there is also Saint Louis in West Africa

A travel blog entry by sachago

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... colonial architecture in decay, a lively port with 200 fishing boats leaving altogether at dusk, Saint Louis also features a spectacular show of electricity cuts. Senegal is facing an electricity crisis and tourists are facing some issues when eating ...

trust, St Louis Senegal, Senegal travel blog

trust

A travel blog entry by asci

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... didnt really even open until now...that sucks...u put all your money into your dream, and then you loose everythink in months...senegal is wrong...the difference between western and local (coffe is 50 cfe, one night sleep easy 10000 cfe) is just to big. ...

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