Travel Blogs from Dakar, Senegal

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Man, It's Dark Out There, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Man, It's Dark Out There

A travel blog entry by nellieva

Our flight landed in Dakar, Senegal around 1:00am local time, and it meant an abrupt interruption to those of us who had been sleeping.  The city had very few lights, and the airport looked to be a ghost town, save for the crew of folks fueling the ...

DAKAR / SENEGAL

DAKAR / SENEGAL "SEEING AND LIVING THE BEST OF IT"

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

... the European countries because we know each country is different eg. food and culture. The same applies for African countries.  Senegal is different from Ghana, and Kenya is different from the Congo.  Senegal is a  country with its own ...

SECURITY CONCERNS, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

SECURITY CONCERNS

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

security ...

funny valentine, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

funny valentine

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

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... consultation last night and this morning with both Jenny Lamb (with fresh information) in Kousseri and Nick Ireland here in Dakar. I will briefly explain the rationale. A fuller report on the details of this decision and on the context will follow ...

Hoogbezoek, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Hoogbezoek

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien

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... nbsp; Dag zeven is het weer tijd om het Senegalese land wat verder te verkennen. Onze eerste halte is de grootste baobab van Senegal, waar we de sjaggervaardigheden van mama Annie en papa Jan eens onder de loep willen nemen. We laten ze dan ook een ...

Catching up from Casablanca to Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Catching up from Casablanca to Dakar

A travel blog entry by gypsying

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... how the time slips by.  We are half way through the first leg of the cruise already.  We are about to arrive in Dakar, Senegal.  I had hoped to meet with someone from Aid to Artisans but it’s not good timing.  But because I kept ...

Welcome to Senegal!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Welcome to Senegal!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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On a program that starts in Dakar, Senegal and continues to The Gambia, you would expect an experienced group, but the 204 Road Scholar programs our group of 7 has been on might set a record. For our welcome dinner we were entertained by a kora - a ...

Maggots in toilets..., Dakar, Mali travel blog

Maggots in toilets...

A travel blog entry by idletraveller

... forests more than culture and history. My fault for spending so many days just lazing around Mali and leaving only a week for Senegal... If I get held up by seperatists or bandits, I'll be kicking myslef. BTW, just to share one rather surreal ...

Do you think Africa knows who the Kardashians are?, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Do you think Africa knows who the Kardashians are?

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

I don't miss them but I will admit that I do miss trashy reality television as well as these other 25 things.  1. Trash cans. 2. Capitalism. (And I am not sorry.) 3. My friends and family! :( 4. Nail salons. 5. Automatic cars.... specifically my ...

Arrive in Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Arrive in Senegal

A travel blog entry by adderidder

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... was still only 4pm US time. I woke up the next morning 12 hours later, a touch groggy, but pretty well switched over to Senegal time. I headed down town on the local bus, ironically called a 'car rapide'. It's the slowest thing on the road, only ...

brutal market, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

brutal market

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

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... the office, but i explain that another time. I went to the famous SANDAGA MARKET which is one of the oldest markets in Dakar .... in a building apparently designed by Eiffel (he got about a bit - since he is said to have designed the train station in ...

arrival & settling in dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

arrival & settling in dakar

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

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sat 2/2 Left home and caroline at about 0800 for coach to h'row .... arrived about 6.30pm after easy flight. no time difference so not too tiring at all - just long - 6hrs.  out of airport by about 7.30. Met at the airport by cherif, office driver, ...

Viva la Terenga!, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Viva la Terenga!

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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... la fête du Canada en grand!!! Nous etions en effet invitees au cercle des officiers a Dakar pour la reception annuelle de l'ambassadrice du Canada au Senegal (femme geniale selon la plupart des Senegalais qui m'en parlaient... ils la connaissent plus ...

first really social evening out, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

first really social evening out

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

9/2 i had a good friday evening out . Having ARRIVED at the office at 0730 in the morining - i left at 2010 at night .... It has been a v demanding week - pretty much days like that each day - followed by home at night to grab a bite and do more ...

The journey back to Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The journey back to Dakar

A travel blog entry by paedrus

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... on a good speed to the airport. THE ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT It's already 22h30 (local time) and finally we arrived at the Dakar International Airport. It's was a very long journey from Saly to Dakar. François lead us to the baggage check-in and ...

ACCOMODATION, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

ACCOMODATION

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

five starts hotels small hotels villa or rooms ...

Recovering the right way, Dakar Region, Senegal travel blog

Recovering the right way

A travel blog entry by kmbadieme

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... "speaking Spanish". Bacary is a true American, he continues to speak in English and thinks everyone understands him! Arona is in love with Senegal, and the freedom of no car seat most of the time. He tries to hang his head out the window like a dog ...

Fingers crossed my malaria pills are working...., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Fingers crossed my malaria pills are working....

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

3 bug bites in..... Hellooooo, Senegal!  So we landed about two hours ago. Wanna hear a joke? Not airport security.  My brain still hasn't registered that I'm no longer in America, which explains the jet lag that's kicking in. I think that ...

A stop on the way home, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A stop on the way home

A travel blog entry by hscoggin

Our flight made a stop in Dakar, to let some folks off and pick up a few. We stayed on the plane for a little over an hour, while they did two different security checks on the ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by loelai

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dakar ...

Relaxing After a Great Day, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Relaxing After a Great Day

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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We spent the day on Goree island, where we visited a former slave house, the museum and the Goree Institute, a non-profit that is working to bring free and fair elections to West Africa. Needless to say, it was a fascinating ...

Par Avion, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Par Avion

A travel blog entry by mackinder

Dear Senegal, I left you a week ago – the same way I met you. My heart in my throat. From the first, I could only compare you to my only other real experience. You were different of course, in so many ways. But I was fascinated to see how I ...

Sometimes.... I can be a pretty awful human being., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Sometimes.... I can be a pretty awful human being.

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

And 15 other things I learned about myself on this trip.  1. I can survive in Africa for six weeks. Who would've thought? 2. I love America.... a lot. Like, I thought I loved America while I was there but no, I love America A LOT. 3. I can be ...

VENI - VIDI -VICI, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

VENI - VIDI -VICI

A travel blog entry by zabelg

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... werken - wel inkomend ..) PFFF It was a HELL OF A RIDE .. maar nu kan ik zeggen : Van Antwerpen - Salm-Salm tot Novotel Dakar (uitstekend hotel overigens..) juiste afstand : 6.522 KM is (zes vijf twee twee - six cinq deux deux - six five two two ..) This ...

LONGEST PLANE RIDE EVER!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

LONGEST PLANE RIDE EVER!

A travel blog entry by whatboundaries

WHEW! That was a LONG trip! But we're on our way to Johannesberg, South Africa - only 9 more hours to go. ...

Kiang West NP, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Kiang West NP

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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This morning we boarded safari vehicles and visited Kiang West National Park, which is home to hundreds of bird species as well as warthogs, hyenas and other ...

Heading for Dakar., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Heading for Dakar.

A travel blog entry by mickoobyrne

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... in Australia or many places in South Africa. I was making good time and was keen to get across the border into Senegal and on to Dakar. At another of the amazing number of police checks the young officer asked if I was crossing the border and advised ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by woolly

Although the flight was advertised as non stop, the distance neccessitates a fuel stop in Dakar. To and from New York on SAA all flights stop here. When flying to Washington this is also neccessary but on flights from Dulles to Joburg the winds allow a ...

Ahhh peripeties d'une Quebecoise pure laine, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Ahhh peripeties d'une Quebecoise pure laine

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

Ahaha, vous croyez que seule l'histoire des gougounes m'est arrivee au Senegal??? Ahahah vous etes dans le champs et vous me connaissez mal hihihii... Pour tous les autres qui se doutaient que je ne peux faire come tout le monde... voici un bref apercu de ...

Djeboudjenne: Das beste Essen ganz Afrikas, St. Louis-Djoudj-Dakar-Foundiougne- Dar Salam-Kedougou, Senegal travel blog

Djeboudjenne: Das beste Essen ganz Afrikas

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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