Travel Blogs from Dakar, Senegal

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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 ...

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 ...

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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West African Dakari - On the rocks with a twist, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

West African Dakari - On the rocks with a twist

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin

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... we're sitting in a 7-seater heading for the Gambian border. Bus journey aside it was worth it. We saw a beautiful part of Senegal, met great people; Chris is off to Tanzania and then Kenya where he is working on renewable energy projects but he reckons ...

Neptune Day!!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Neptune Day!!

A travel blog entry by cali

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... I do not get seasick until I start reading when it is rocky so this calm sea weather has been a-mazing! Yesterday, we docked in Dakar, Senegal for the day to fully refuel and it was bliss. The weather became perfect and I literally spent the entire day on ...

Mamelles & Albanies - Hidden paradises in  Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Mamelles & Albanies - Hidden paradises in Dakar

A travel blog entry by mamelles

The districts of Les mamelles and Albanies are the hidden paradise of Dakar. You have so may thing to see. The mountain, the restaurants, the beaches, the clubs, Ngor island, all that at working distance. But since a picture is worth a thousand words then ...

A Morning Lecture, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A Morning Lecture

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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On our last morning in Dakar we discussed some of the modern issues that affect this part of Africa. ...

Bienvenue au Dakar!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Bienvenue au Dakar!

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal

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... we were vigilant and managed to ward them off with our huge rucksacks! Through customs we met up with Mr T, our rep in Senegal. Currently, I’m sharing an apartment with Amée, my partner, and the two boys, Tom and Ben – Tom has already ...

funky street fundraiser, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

funky street fundraiser

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

sat 23 Altho i popped out for some shopping, i ended up spening most of Saturday working on a variety of things. However, the tedium of that was broken by the sound of whistles, drumming, chanting and cheers getting closer and closer outside on the ...

ARREST IN LIBERTE 1, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

ARREST IN LIBERTE 1

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

... afetr with my friends... Spent Sunday at work just chilling with the kids cos I have basically done everything i can do in a day around Dakar.  The evening we went to kick boxing with the kids on sun evening at the stade in liberte 1 and at it a ...

Ile de Goree (Ile des Esclave/Slave Island), Gorée, Senegal travel blog

Ile de Goree (Ile des Esclave/Slave Island)

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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This was where many slaves were held in slave houses before being sold and shipped off. The pinkish house is the main sight, a famous slave house in which you can visit the various holding rooms to get an idea of the hardship....and the famous symbol of ...

Bonjour, Non, Merci, Auvoir!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Bonjour, Non, Merci, Auvoir!

A travel blog entry by charlie_ray

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... decided to have a fancy breakfast at La Galette on Avenue Pompidou and it just made me think of how much I am going to miss Dakar – Pancakes, Waffles and Croissants all the time – it wouldn't be a bad life (ok one that may eventually lead to ...

Feb 24, 2007, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Feb 24, 2007

A travel blog entry by stfffn1

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Live like you're dying.... I get it, I get it., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Live like you're dying.... I get it, I get it.

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

... right?  On our way back into Dakar, we stopped by Lac Rose. For anyone that has done even a small amount of research on Senegal, Lac Rose almost always pops up. It's a pink lake about an hour out from Dakar that has pink water because of high sodium ...

My Six Week Long Argument with Jerry, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

My Six Week Long Argument with Jerry

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

When objects that play a crucial role in my life act a certain way, I give them names. My laptops name is Rhonda because she does what she wants. My cars name is Willie because he's the reason I have friends at school. And my shower at my hosts’ ...

THE NEIGHBORHOODS, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

THE NEIGHBORHOODS

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

Beside plateau Popular and tipically African medina ouakam ngor yoff the suburbs "banlieue" Semi residential the sicap hlm noire foire Residential fann residence mamelles ...

WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

Internation cuisine Ali Baba Terrou bi Almadies nanch Senegalese senegalese food ...

I hate liver., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

I hate liver.

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

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I hate liver probably as much as I hate when the water decides to stop working for extended periods of time. You know who doesn't share my sentiments? My host family. Word on the street is that liver is some pretty high end stuff  around here... ...

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