Travel Blogs from Dakar, Senegal

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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... ...

Dakar, Yoff Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by avrotondi

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... in Dakar! And will be staying a little while! Originally our flight to Banjul, Gambia left a few hours after arriving in Dakar. Just before leaving Colorado we received notice that we would be pushed back about 36 hours. I remember this happening when ...

The Story About Dakar and Thanksgiving, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Story About Dakar and Thanksgiving

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... IST and Thanksgiving I have spent the last three weeks with my fellow volunteers and it has been a great time. Dakar and Thies are so different than the Senegal that I know and live in it’s a good escape. They have malls here, fancy hotels, pet ...

the layers of the onion at the cloth market, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

the layers of the onion at the cloth market

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

... . Rather like a large French affair ... in fact it IS a French affair - part of the CASINO chain. There are apparently about 5 in Dakar ... but this one is big... had to go .... have had no coat-hangers till now, and no decent pillows, and was running ...

A weekend of exploring, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A weekend of exploring

A travel blog entry by rblanchette

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... ! BUT I GOT TO TAKE A HOT SHOWER AT THE HOTEL! It had only been 29 days... It was FABULOUS! Sunday morning, we headed to Dakar and walked around the city. We did some shopping. Alex and I put our bargaining skills to good use and got what we wanted for ...

Toute bonne chose a une fin..., Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Toute bonne chose a une fin...

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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Extrait d'une lettre à ma famille... " Je suis partie au Sénégal en me disant que j'y allais pour apprendre. Apprendre des gens, d'une culture, d'un peuple. Je venais chercher une réponse sans le savoir à une question que je ne savais même ...

Miracle, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Miracle

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... after waking up at 4:30 AM to come to the airport, after only two hours of sleep.  Eighteen hours later when we landed in Senegal, and he still had that smile on his face!  What's L'il Buddha's secret?  Well, it's quite simple - ...

Goodbye Morocco / Hello Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Goodbye Morocco / Hello Senegal

A travel blog entry by arigney87

... hit me at that moment that I was really there. It all started when I noticed this random guy wearing a shirt that said “Senegal” in a bar called Clancy’s in downtown Long Beach on St. Patrick’s Day 8 months before, and decided, ...

W.A.I.S.T., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

W.A.I.S.T.

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... to show off their softball skills, or lack there of, cough cough Peace Corps, during a weekend tourney in Dakar. Expats unite! Peace Corps Senegal is split up according to the region that you live in while volunteers belonging to other countries that ...

First day at school, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

First day at school

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

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Well today was my first day at school... I went armed with ideas and questions to ask and waited for the directeur to turn up, he was like 40 mins late for school and it turns out he is also a classroom teacher.  So I went along to his lessons ...

hello, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

hello

A travel blog entry by goodness

ask me ask me ...

hi, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

hi

A travel blog entry by annababy22

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Update #1, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Update #1

A travel blog entry by lori_senegal08

... no.  It should have been as simple as that but it is actually impossible to make collect calls or use foreign calling cards from Senegal.  Finally some nice guy let Sarah use his cell phone to make the call and we were able to get it sorted out. ...

Reaching Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Reaching Senegal

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

... time to continue on down the road. I head back to the bush taxi station, and catch a "sept place" (seven seater) taxi to Dakar, Senegal's capital. The going is fairly smooth--sure there are a lot of potholes, but it sure beats the endless sandtrap across ...

Tabaski, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Tabaski

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

... wie eine Senegalesin. Dann macht das Einkaufen gleich noch viel mehr Spaß... Ach ja, und noch etwas hat mir Dakar gebracht. Meine ersten afrikanischen Autofahrten am Steuer! Ein Abenteuer sondergleichen. Die Straßen, mit Schlaglöchern übersät, die ...

arrival, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

arrival

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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While exiting the airplane in Dakar Denise (girl studying with me) was told by a senegalese person that in Europe poeple get killed by time. In Africa it's the people that kill the time.   Only after a few days here i can say i totally ...

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