Travel Blogs from Dakar, Senegal

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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

annabuba44@yahoo.co.uk Hello, My name is anna i saw your profile at (www.travelpod.ca) and i love it i think we can click so please i will like you to email me back through my email address thus:(annabuba44@yahoo.co.uk) .so that i will tell you more ...

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 ...

lazy sunday, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

lazy sunday

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

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sun 17/2 I had a super lazy day .... late rise, off for a lovely sunday buffet lunch at a club called the "TERROU-BI" where there is also a tremendous pool. Thoiugh they are having some building work done there at the moment, it is still a lovely ...

Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Goree Island

A travel blog entry by richardlee_sa

Goree Island - ...

Senegal is amazing!!!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Senegal is amazing!!!

A travel blog entry by seyegabriella

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School Visit, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

School Visit

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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While here in The Gambia we have met many school children who have asked for pens, balls and other school supplies. While we can't help them all, we did stop at at rural school today, where Pegasus passengers throughout the season have pitched in to ...

Hello Everyone!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Hello Everyone!

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

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God has put me in a unique position and I only have one road to take. I have seeked the knowledge and know too much to turn back now. Although this path can seem challenging it is nonetheless rewarding. Through perseverance in my effort to help people ...

Morning already?!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Morning already?!

A travel blog entry by briannamae

   Just when I was finally falling asleep, ready to get a good nap in, the time turned from about 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. just like that! I couldn't believe it. Why was the sun out!? AHHH.  It felt like we had just eaten our late night ...

A tough week, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A tough week

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

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... 't support me or try and help me, they just leave me.  I think that is generalmly the way stuff is done in Senegal schools though Tuesday afternoon I went to see a project which works with street kids... Looked so much more relaxed and fun ...

Arrivée à Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Arrivée à Dakar

A travel blog entry by ktnf

Point de chute avant de partir vers saint ...

Hustling the hustlers on the streets of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Hustling the hustlers on the streets of Dakar

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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... glaring; it's noisy, it's often pretty seedy, it's bloody fun. We stayed 5 days. Everyone appears incredibly busy in Dakar; but everyone without exception has a lot to say to you. It was under a fancy that I'd established a good knowledge ...

Birding in Tendaba, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Birding in Tendaba

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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This morning we woke up early and boarded a motor pirogue with our naturalist, Assan, and explored some of the small, mangrove-lined "bolongs" that feed the river. We must have spotted over 20 species of birds, from kingfishers to eagles. We also spotted ...

camping, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

camping

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

More exciting news.. we finally have electricity in the apartment! We didn't have electricity for the first week and when it was finally turned on the water was shut off. Yay...no water, back to washing my hair in a bucket.. and the extended camping ...

The arrival at Dakar and the journey to Saly, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The arrival at Dakar and the journey to Saly

A travel blog entry by paedrus

Good evening! At 22h50 (more or less), we finally landed at the Dakar International Airport. When arriving at the terminal, in front of us 4 huge queues for the customs police. It took us about 30 minutes for passport check and enter the country. After ...

Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Goree Island

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

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As a nice weekend break from my week of training in our Senegal office, I got the chance to visit Goree Island.  Goree Island, also known as House of Slaves, used to be a be a slave island during European colonization from 1536 to 1815 (almost 300 ...

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