Travel Blogs from Dakar, Senegal

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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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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 ...

On est ensemble, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

On est ensemble

A travel blog entry by asalvaire

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... , il fait chaud, je traverse les trottoirs ensablés, le quartier des pièces détachées qui s’étend à perte de vue, Dakar me fatigue. Heureusement, on part avec Richard et Hélène, une copine correspondante à la BBC, retrouver Marjo qui nous ...

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 ...

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