Travel Blogs from Senegal

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Christmas Week and a Little Update, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Christmas Week and a Little Update

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


... Pula Futa during training, which is just one of the many dialects of the Pular group. The Pular people live in the south of Senegal, as do I, and are known to work in fields. They have this infamous almost Chinaman-like hat hand woven of wood used to ...

Delphine im Sonnenuntergang, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Delphine im Sonnenuntergang

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann


in fuenf Tagen geht's zurueck nach Deutschland. und so langsam macht sich Endzeitstimmung breit. Zwischenzeitlich hatte ich ja mal ne Phase, wo es mir wirklich gereicht hat, aber jetzt koennte ich gut noch ein bisschen bleiben. es gibt noch so viel, was ...

Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres

A travel blog entry by catgco


... stark von McSolar beeinflusst worden – traditionell mauretanisch ist es bestimmt nicht) und zum Schluss sahen wir eine Band aus Senegal. Diese sang im lokalen Dialekt und bewegte das Publikum (zu 98% junge schwarze Männer) zu Begeisterungsstürmen. ...

Romantische Insel mit trauriger Geschichte, Ile De Goree, Senegal travel blog

Romantische Insel mit trauriger Geschichte

A travel blog entry by catgco


Die kleine Insel – Ile de Goree – vor der Küste von Dakar ist wirklich pittoresk. Bunte Kolonialbauten säumen die sandigen Gassen und die kleine Bucht wo die Fähre aus Dakar anlegt. Erbaut wurden die meisten dieser Häuser allerdings von ...

Rattling buses and piles of meat, Joal Fadiouth, Senegal travel blog

Rattling buses and piles of meat

A travel blog entry by robspackman


Returning from St Louis, the old colonial heart of French Senegal and its first capital we decided to catch our first iconic "car rapide." This is a highly misleading name. Theyare not cars and are far from rapid. Rattley yes. Rapid no.  Not that ...

Training, Thies, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by astoundiaye

3 months of language & culture ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by stevelegassick


... completely blow off even bothering to look at the presidential palace, which the cop told me is marked to indicate that pictures are not permitted. Welcome to Senegal! FYI, the US is building a giant new 4-5 story bunker/embassy up closer to the airport. ...

Thanksgiving, St Louis, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by nrubin

12-1-08 Its already well into the Christmas season but now that my internet time is limited my updates are going to lag a bit.  I had my first taste of American holidays Peace Corps style at Thanksgiving, which thankfully fell just a few weeks ...

COLONIAL COOL?, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by bellag

Set smack bang in the middle of a stunning stretch of the Senegal River the island of St Louis is so striking. I will save you the history lesson(though i know Ames would appreciate it!)but basically it is French colonial city so steaped in a strangely ...

The story of the Kankurang and Donald Duck, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

The story of the Kankurang and Donald Duck

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


It’s getting to the end of summer vacation here in Senegal; meaning back to both school and work, for those lucky enough to have summers off. With summer comes many things but it will be interesting to see the regular routine of a Senegalese family ...

First Taste of Africa, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

First Taste of Africa

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

Well I've made it to Africa. Ben and I arrived to Senegal at 5:30 am after what seemed like a short flight across the Atlantic (well much shorter than my 2 day return from Asia which started in Thailand and went through Vietnam, Hong Kong, San Francisco ...

Ontspanning tijdens het werken mag ook beschreven, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Ontspanning tijdens het werken mag ook beschreven

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven


... te noemen.    Niet echt gezond geld hier trouwens voor al het eten. We hadden van iemand vernomen dat hij op 5 maanden Senegal 12 kg was afgevallen. Maar dat kunnen wij ons niet inbeelden. We zijn nog niet ziek geweest en al het eten is lekker ...

Countdown to Departure, Kafountine, Senegal travel blog

Countdown to Departure

A travel blog entry by avrotondi


The last weeks here just flew by. After several failed attempts by one, or both of my children to enter the pass code for my iphone lock screen, my phone was ultimately disabled. In order to unlock it I would have to reset the phone to factory setting ...

Nous Sommes Ici, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Nous Sommes Ici

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


... to get here was a long one, but well worth it. We took a very roundabout way of getting here, NY- Belgium - Burkina Fasa - Senegal, and don't forget all the layovers in between (about 28 hours total). Once we got to Senegal we stayed a night in Dakar, ...

Ko Binta Ba mi innettee!, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Ko Binta Ba mi innettee!

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


My name is Binta Ba. This is a phrase I say a lot, considering it is one of the few things that I am actually sure that I say correctly. My first real week with my temporary host family was an experience, to say the least. I can't be sure of the ...

Continental Breakfast and Waffles anyone?!?!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Continental Breakfast and Waffles anyone?!?!

A travel blog entry by charlie_ray


... and sustain a peace process!! Saying that, the conflict has been on-going for 28years and diplomatic negotiations between Gambia and Senegal have always been strained. It is hard to believe in this current climate that if Gambia were to act as a mediator ...

8e semaine, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

8e semaine

A travel blog entry by berniers


Vakantie met mama en Edwin !! (deel 1), N'Dangane, Senegal travel blog

Vakantie met mama en Edwin !! (deel 1)

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven


... van de eilandjes, nl. Mar Lodj. Ze hadden er een mooie kerk, moskee en een heilige boom van het animisme. Het  eilandje staat dus symbool voor de religieuze verdraagzaamheid in Senegal. Verder was de zonsondergang van op het water echt de ...

First day in Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

First day in Dakar

A travel blog entry by isidor

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SENEGAL TOP 5, Ziguinchor, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus


... ; But, our writer also mentioned: "uncomfortable to travel in".  He must've had ... The Top 5 Worst Things about Senegal! ... in mind: 1. ISLAMIC NOISE POLLUTION -      Loud-speakers on mosques called their communities to prayer, ...

Stopover, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by roy.alger

stopover ...

Tambacounda, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by isidor


Go to ...

Keur Ndongo=My new home!, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Keur Ndongo=My new home!

A travel blog entry by ksterba


Hi all! So we were finally given our site placements!  yay!  For the next two years starting in May I will be living in a very small, very rural village called Keur Ndongo.  It is in a region of the country called Tambacounda and is its ...

Quel sénégal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Quel sénégal

A travel blog entry by superpoup

Le ...

Week 3, Lompoul, Senegal travel blog

Week 3

A travel blog entry by rblanchette


Week 3 Time is going by so quickly. Today is the start of week 4. So, here's a summary of week 3 to start off the week. Temperatures seem to be getting warmer here in Saint Louis as the days go by. There’s always something new to discover and new ...

11 Days In:  Culture shock and plentiful mangoes, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

11 Days In: Culture shock and plentiful mangoes

A travel blog entry by firesinger

... usually in and one that is Kaka's (Cheikhou often stays over at friends' houses) and there is a TV room (TV is HUGE in Senegal... more on that later) and they all open up onto an open tile mosaic-ed terrace area. Then there a tiny little closet-size ...

Dolphins and Pelicans, Ziguinchor, Senegal travel blog

Dolphins and Pelicans

A travel blog entry by meltin4


In Ziguinchor I stayed in a lovely guesthouse with a room with a balcony overlooking a wide river. In the river were lots of dolphins! I went on a little boat trip and found not only dolphins but also many many flamingos. I've found flamingos in the ...

Métissons, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Es ist Dezember, seit drei Tagen, die achte Woche meines Aufenthalts hat begonnen und ich bin wieder mal in meinem Zimmer am Campus, höre Kultur Shock, freue mich aufs Konzert am Abend und denke ein wenig nach. Fortsetzung 4.12. Hahaha, so schnell ...

Bring out the Martini...., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Bring out the Martini....

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

Been a week pretty much filled with strikes... I worked 8 to 11 mon tues and weds which was hard work.  These kids really dont understand anything they have been taught at all so their teacher is trying to teach the subjunctive yet they don't ...

thought.., Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

Sometimes when you go searching for answers you end up more confused then when you ...

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