Travel Blogs from Saint-Louis, Senegal

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A few days of chilling out, Mbaw, Senegal travel blog

A few days of chilling out

A travel blog entry by kkandsteve

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St Louis, St Louis, Senegal travel blog

St Louis

A travel blog entry by jeanchristophes

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... have drunk a few. That night I also met Ghalied the South African with whom I would spent the next 20 days at St Louis. Saint-Louis was named by the French after their king and use to be the capital city in Senegal up till 1958 and was previously the ...

Sans GPS, Still Not Lost, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Sans GPS, Still Not Lost

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... to do would have been to hold it in his hand (as its very name suggests!). At least, while venturing into places like the Saint-Louis market. Hindsight is truly 20/20. The pity of it is that the device is an old model with little commercial value. Its ...

Barberie, Langue De Barbarie, Senegal travel blog

Barberie

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... idyllic Zebra Bar which has some rustic shacks and bungalows with views of the river and ocean was a perfect place to relax and have a spot of lunch before we returned to Saint-Louis in the afternoon, holding tightly to our belongings. Welcome to ...

zatruta przyroda, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

zatruta przyroda

A travel blog entry by kaya_travel

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... potrzeby, co zdarza sie niezwykle rzadko. chcemy rozpoczac od Parc National de la Langue de Barberie, ktory lezy w estuarium rzeki Senegal (z dwoma wyspami). bierzemy taxi, negocjujemy zeby nas zabrali w 6-tke, placimy 6000 CFA i w droge. do parku jest ...

wioska rybacka, ocean i smieci, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

wioska rybacka, ocean i smieci

A travel blog entry by kaya_travel

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... bylaby piekna, bylaby gdyby nie smieci (nie zabraklo takze zdechlej kozy), szczesliwie troche mniej niz nad brzegiem rzeki Senegal. dostrzegam male przezroczyste kraby, ktore wtapiaja sie w krajobraz (czyt. piasek) i dosc trudno je dostrzec, wygladaja ...

Saint Louis, Senegal, October 23 - 24, 2007, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint Louis, Senegal, October 23 - 24, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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. Saint Louis is located in northwestern Senegal not far from the spot the Senegal River empties into the Atlantic.  It was the French capital of the colony of Senegal and the first French settlement in Africa.  The town's historic center is ...

Langue De Barbarie, Senegal, October 25, 2007, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Langue De Barbarie, Senegal, October 25, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... and crabs, these animals live perfect lives balanced between indulgence and adventure.  This was particularly noticeable at Camp Ocean in Saint Louis and at Zebra Bar, where there were enough crabs to be caught to fee 101 Dalmatians and the dogs and ...

Lessons, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Lessons

A travel blog entry by rblanchette

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The cultural lesson of the week is that pedestrians in Saint-Louis do not have the right of way. It's not that I wasn’t being careful; I was being careful, but people are crazy! And people behind the wheel are crazier. Now I know that people ...

Into Senegal, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Into Senegal

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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14th December Drove South, across the Senegal River into Senegal and to St. Louis, where we camped.   The first alcohol since 8th December! 15th December Went into St Louis town, changing money into West African CFAs. Camped. ...

Fall of the Senegalese empire, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Fall of the Senegalese empire

A travel blog entry by choy

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As had become our habit, we rolled into the next destination in the dark, barely making out the landscape and architecture of the old French city. Heading out to the out-most island to the Beach camp that always had been a favourite among overlanders, we ...

The Lows and Highs - Robbery then Relaxation, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

The Lows and Highs - Robbery then Relaxation

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... rest of us to really unwind. I’m ashamed to say I did nothing much at all except read a book and explore St Louis itself. It’s a ramshackle ex colonial town, surrounded by hideous mounds of rubbish including those on the main beach itself. Any ...

Die Mouriden, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Die Mouriden

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

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... Norden aber viel zu stark sind. Schließlich kontrollieren sie im Grunde genommen das gesamte politische, wirtschaftliche und soziale Leben im Senegal. Jetzt verstehe ich auch, warum das so ist, schließlich – auch das habe ich von D. erfahren ...

New beginnings, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

New beginnings

A travel blog entry by francesh

... so I have to make an effort to be more sociable.  This weekend a group of 6 of us went to Touba, the Canterbury of Senegal, to look around the mosque and learn more about life in a very Muslim part of the country.  Since we were visiting a ...

First impressions, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

First impressions

A travel blog entry by francesh

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Hi again. Just a quick one this time.  I have arrvied here safe and sound.  Spent my first night with my new family last night- I have no idea which child belongs to which parent or who is brother and sister or cousins or anything.  ...

Lege Lege St. Louis, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Lege Lege St. Louis

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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... Talibé. Ze hebben dreadlocks en dragen vele dikke leren halskettingen. Op de feestdag zaten zowat alle Bay'Fall van heel Senegal met familie of kennissen in St. Louis bij ons op het eiland. Het was een hele moeite om elke keer de bedelkom te ontwijken. ...

De HEL van Rosso, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

De HEL van Rosso

A travel blog entry by zabelg

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Effe dit al gepost om te laten weten da'k Senegal binnen ben maar ...

Tamkharit, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Tamkharit

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Wir haben den 6. Dezember, zu Hause ist gerade große Nikolaus- und Krampuszeit und es werden Kekse gebacken und es riecht und klingt nach Weihnachten. Hier haben wir gestern Tamkharit gefeiert, also den Jahreswechsel und das ists schon wert beschrieben ...

It's aready been one week!, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

It's aready been one week!

A travel blog entry by rblanchette

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... ' took the money and ran with it. Ousmane, Dieynabou, and I walked home afterwards, so I managed to get some pictures of Saint Louis, which I’ve added to this post. You will notice all the garbage. We actually have Friday afternoons off work, which ...

Hoe het allemaal begon..., Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Hoe het allemaal begon...

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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Op woensdag bezochten we een groot agro-exportbedrijf van zo'n 800 ha dat zich hier in de regio gevestigd heeft. Verder plant het bedrijf uit te breiden met nog eens 900 ha (groot terrein, hè!!). De eigenaar is een Fransman en zeer geïnteresseerd in de ...

All that Jazz, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

All that Jazz

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

... placement in Saint Louis and got some of the nicest pizza in a casino before sleeping.  Saturday we discovered that in Saint louis there is pretty much nothing for tourists to do!  We spent a while wondering round the streets and markets ...

Sunday - time to get away from campus, St. Louis, Senegal travel blog

Sunday - time to get away from campus

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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... in order to see more of the country we decided sundays will be our holidays ;) Yesterday we checked out the beaches of St. Louis. At Hydrobase. That means we were at the atlantic ocean. It was amazing. The waves were unbelievable. At times it looked like ...

Nouakchott - Rosso - Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Nouakchott - Rosso - Saint-Louis

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... bis zur senegalesischen Seite braucht und auch hier herrscht kein Mangel, da die meisten Händler mitfahren. Die Einreise nach Senegal geht dann relativ schnell vonstatten. Trotzdem haben wir fast 6 Stunden an der Grenze verbracht und es ist schon ...

Slight Itinerary Change!, St-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Slight Itinerary Change!

A travel blog entry by luke-jones

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... relaxed. Unfortunately there was no live jazz last night- but a good night out none the less! St-Louis has definitely been the highlight of Senegal and not I'm particularly looking forward to the complete chaos of Dakar, especially after très tranquille ...

Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres

A travel blog entry by catgco

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... Raum gezeigt werden. Alle Vorstellungen sind kostenlos und das Programm ist mit sehr bekannten Persönlichkeiten bestückt. In Saint-Louis haben wir uns an zwei verschiedenen Abenden Freiluftkonzerte auf einer riesigen Bühne mit sehr professioneller ...

COLONIAL COOL?, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

COLONIAL COOL?

A travel blog entry by bellag

Set smack bang in the middle of a stunning stretch of the Senegal River the island of St Louis is so striking. I will save you the history lesson(though i know Ames would appreciate it!)but basically it is French colonial city so steaped in a strangely ...

Ontspanning tijdens het werken mag ook beschreven, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Ontspanning tijdens het werken mag ook beschreven

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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... te noemen.    Niet echt gezond geld hier trouwens voor al het eten. We hadden van iemand vernomen dat hij op 5 maanden Senegal 12 kg was afgevallen. Maar dat kunnen wij ons niet inbeelden. We zijn nog niet ziek geweest en al het eten is lekker ...

Métissons, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Métissons

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Es ist Dezember, seit drei Tagen, die achte Woche meines Aufenthalts hat begonnen und ich bin wieder mal in meinem Zimmer am Campus, höre Kultur Shock, freue mich aufs Konzert am Abend und denke ein wenig nach. Fortsetzung 4.12. Hahaha, so schnell ...

Our trip to Langue de Barbarie, Gandiol, Senegal travel blog

Our trip to Langue de Barbarie

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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Last Sunday we were at a small national park called Langue du Barbarie just around the corner basically where the birds come every year from Europe to make their babies on a small island.As far as i know because of land might vanish in the future due to ...

Dagschema: Enquêtes afnemen, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Dagschema: Enquêtes afnemen

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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In dit tekstje zal ik een dagje enquêtes afnemen beschrijven (hoewel niet alle anekdotes uit dezelfde dag geplukt werden...): 8h00: De wekker gaat, we snoozen 2 keer ;)   8h30: Een vers (en heel lekker) Frans brood gaan halen bij de bakker voor 200 ...

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