Travel Blogs from Thies, Senegal

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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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... such a thing called mangrove honey....i dont know how it tastes.....yet, my next adventure perhaps. The day before leaving for Thies we stayed in a friends village, planted somes trees, climbed some trees, and saw a really rad camellion. They are the ...

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 ...

Iam alive and well, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Iam alive and well

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

Bonjour i love Senegal so far and will right more later.  Its more than I had imagined it would be!  love Desneige or now I am ...

Sebar Drumming and Dancing, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Sebar Drumming and Dancing

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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... and peel garlic and then lots of dancing. I miss you all very much and please send me letters and Care Packages!  Here is my address again;  PCT Desneige Hallbert Corps de la Paix BP 299 Thies, Senegal West Africa Love ...

The Longest Day of the Year, Thies, Senegal travel blog

The Longest Day of the Year

A travel blog entry by mafoley

... be baffled by the juxtaposition and the priorities of the projects. We were stuck in traffic out of Dakar and the trip to Thies took over three hours. A great marabout (the khalif) had died and many were traveling to Touba to pay their respects. When we ...

In Service Training, Thies, Senegal travel blog

In Service Training

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

... including poultry and gineau fowl. Im going to skip the chicken raising considering they require a lot of vaccinations here in Senegal. I'll keep you posted on the rabbit situation. Once i get back to Kolda things will unfornunately start to slow ...

Peugot Protocol, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Peugot Protocol

A travel blog entry by kally563

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... existed recently. So...we tried the Hotel Man Gan. The room they showed us was a dump, consistent with our first impressions of Senegal's second largest city. We left and headed for the only other place in town, The Rex, stopping along the way for a ...

Day 13 : Saint-Louis - Mboro Plage, Mboro, Senegal travel blog

Day 13 : Saint-Louis - Mboro Plage

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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We weakly woke up at 10 and started the day with a swim, a coffee, and discussions with Francois, his friends and the staff. A comfortable shower later we talked again with one of our previous night mates. Then we went to eat in downtown Saint-Louis. I ...

Everyday Training life, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Everyday Training life

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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... to side arms out stretched making no eye contact looking around slow dance"   Ok so I also have a new address: BP 79 Linguere Senegal West Africa   Things that would be awesome in a care package are bubbles, colored chalk, fly tape, AA or AAA ...

Pulaar and more Pulaar, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Pulaar and more Pulaar

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

Hello! I've just finished week five of training here in Thies. This has been the hardest week by far. I had over 35 hours of training in language and reached the 100 hour mark. Only 20 more hours of language left to go.  Next monday I find out ...

life as a trainee, Thies, Senegal travel blog

life as a trainee

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

... has been VERY excited to hear what ive learned each day, and its fun to try and explain. The people here in Senegal are wonderful! Everyone jokes around with one another all the time. One of my favorite experiences thus far was walking through town ...

address information, Thies, Senegal travel blog

address information

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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... your well wishing and support. For the first three months my address will be: PCT Jennifer Neves Corps de la Paix B.P. 299 Thies, Senegal West Africa Once i move to my own place i'll send word about the new address.  A couple tips for ...

Stop #33, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Stop #33

A travel blog entry by kleonard_22

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... any accidents.  Luckily, he made it to Thies safe and sound. Since we were not very educated in anything related to Senegal, our questions were very basic. First, we learned that Senegal, a country just a little smaller than South Dakota, is 6 ...

Thies and Pre service training, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Thies and Pre service training

A travel blog entry by nrubin

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... .  I'm in a group of 5 ppl learning Wolof (I was glad to get this language because its the most widely spoken in Senegal).  In the village we each live with a different family but spend our days together at le Case des Touts Petits, a primary ...

The Unmentionables, Thies, Senegal travel blog

The Unmentionables

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... you are asking yourself "why am I still reading this post", but when I decided to continue writing this blog while in Senegal I told myself that I would be honest!This means that while you get to hear about all of the cool stuff that ...

Return Thies, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Return Thies

A travel blog entry by isidor

Return to ...

Site Announcements, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Site Announcements

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... actually am. Back to the point, I will be in a town known as Velingara which is in the Kolda region in the southern part of Senegal. More information to come after I have my visit this next week at my actual site. We only have about 10 more days with our ...

Semaine 4: le presque milieu du stage!, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Semaine 4: le presque milieu du stage!

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

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Vendredi 21 mai 2010, jour 22 : Nuit mouvementée encore une fois. Mais je me suis couchée beaucoup plus heureuse que la veille. J'ai encore une fois beaucoup rêvé. Je me suis levée un peu tard, mais très rapidement, car disons que ce n’est ...

1st entry, Thies,, Senegal travel blog

1st entry

A travel blog entry by ksterba

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  So my first 13 days in Senegal have been amazing.  We arrived in Dakar, the capital, at 500am which was about an hour and a half earlier than we were supposed to arrive.  Thus, upon our arrival at the airport the Peace Corps greeting crew ...

The Time of Firsts, Thies, Senegal travel blog

The Time of Firsts

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... think?), and various other foods. As time approaches to load our packs into the Peace Corps vans (which are a luxury here in Senegal, they have working air conditioning and lack locals screaming and pounding on the side of the van to get off at every ...

Thies, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Thies

A travel blog entry by isidor

Rent a taxi Brousse in "le Gare Routier" of Dakar, and Depart to ...

Site, Bambey, Senegal travel blog

Site

A travel blog entry by astoundiaye

my ...

Semaine 7, la semaine bapatoise, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Semaine 7, la semaine bapatoise

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

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Vendredi 11 juin 2010, jour 43 :   Dernier séminaire de stage aujourd’hui ! Je me suis levée vers 5h40 et me suis habillée pour aller réveiller Fanny. Elle était déjà debout, nous nous sommes croisées tout près de sa ...

Arbre généalogique de la famille Tine (une partie), Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Arbre généalogique de la famille Tine (une partie)

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

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Histoire de vous aider (ou de vous mélanger davantage) voilà un petit arbre généalogique de ma famille… Tout ce beau monde habite dans la concession. Je n'ai pas fait l’arbre généalogique de toute la famille, parce que ça prendrait des ...

Section stage en mileu scolaire, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Section stage en mileu scolaire

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

5 mai, 2010 : J'ai été au CEM pour la première fois. Latyr Sene, mon maître associé, semble très gentil et aidant. Mais je dois dire que j'ai un peu paniqué quand j'ai non seulement appris que j'enseignerais les maths en 3e année (la dernière ...

Semaine 8: bientôt le départ de Bapate, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Semaine 8: bientôt le départ de Bapate

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

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Vendredi 18 juin 2010, jour 50 : Déjà cinquante jours depuis le grand départ ! Et plus que quarante-deux avant le retour… ça donne tout un mélange d'émotions. J'ai hâte de voyager avec Mélanie, mais pas hâte de quitter ma famille de ...

Training, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Training

A travel blog entry by astoundiaye

3 months of language & culture ...

Ko Binta Ba mi innettee!, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Ko Binta Ba mi innettee!

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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My name is Binta Ba. This is a phrase I say a lot, considering it is one of the few things that I am actually sure that I say correctly. My first real week with my temporary host family was an experience, to say the least. I can't be sure of the ...

8e semaine, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

8e semaine

A travel blog entry by berniers

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Keur Ndongo=My new home!, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Keur Ndongo=My new home!

A travel blog entry by ksterba

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Hi all! So we were finally given our site placements!  yay!  For the next two years starting in May I will be living in a very small, very rural village called Keur Ndongo.  It is in a region of the country called Tambacounda and is its ...

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