Travel Blogs from Senegal

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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

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... 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

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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

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... 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

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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

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... 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

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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

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... 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

Sleep in the Meridian ...

SENEGAL TOP 5, Ziguinchor, Senegal travel blog

SENEGAL TOP 5

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... ; 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

Stopover

A travel blog entry by roy.alger

stopover ...

Tambacounda, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Tambacounda

A travel blog entry by isidor

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Go to ...

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

Keur Ndongo=My new home!

A travel blog entry by ksterba

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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

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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 ...

Métissons, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Métissons

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

thought..

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

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

Our trip to Langue de Barbarie, Gandiol, Senegal travel blog

Our trip to Langue de Barbarie

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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Last Sunday we were at a small national park called Langue du Barbarie just around the corner basically where the birds come every year from Europe to make their babies on a small island.As far as i know because of land might vanish in the future due to ...

the story of the lamb, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

the story of the lamb

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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This was the feast of Tabaski, a holiday where a lamb is sacrificed. We bought two, kept them in the garden for two days and then we barbequed them. They were very good. It was stressful to be back in the capital, especially after a very tiring trip on ...

Gambian Baclava???, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Gambian Baclava???

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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It may sound strange, but this afternoon the pastry chef onboard taught us how to make baclava. Why? Because we're on a Greek ship with a Greek crew. Today we prepared it, tomorrow we'll eat ...

When the fog clears, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

When the fog clears

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

Now that I have settled in a bit I can recognize what a huge blur my life has been these past few weeks. I guess I wasn't expecting to experience culture shock since I just traveled throughout Asia and didn't have a problem. This time however, I've ...

hello!!, Thiès, Senegal travel blog

hello!!

A travel blog entry by coura

je m'appelle coura.j'aime oyager mon mari et moi mais malheureusement on a jamais pu oyager.c'est un grand rée pour nous de oyager un jour.merci a ...

DAKAR BY NIGHT - CLUBS & CASINOS, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

DAKAR BY NIGHT - CLUBS & CASINOS

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

1. the clubs 2. the casino 3. ...

What you've all been waiting for..., Mbour, Senegal travel blog

What you've all been waiting for...

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal

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... it feels like we’ve done so much; there has been no movement on the project front! We were warned before arriving in Senegal that things might take a while to get started, we didn’t quite expect this… We have been told that our work at ...

Arrived in Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Arrived in Dakar

A travel blog entry by sara.pownall

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After a dusty journey from Banjul to Saly in Senegal last night - we have now arrived in Dakar.  The expressway into the city made life a little easier however the road through Rufisque and Tiaroye is still very congested. We stayed in ...

If you're from America, why aren't you white?, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

If you're from America, why aren't you white?

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

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... perceptions of 1. just how vastly different Africa ACTUALLY is and 2. living in America, I had assumed that James was from Senegal and learning English.  "Perfect!", I thought to myself. "Here's a kid trying to learn English and here I am trying to ...

BATTLE AT THE PORT OF INJUSTICE, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

BATTLE AT THE PORT OF INJUSTICE

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... kid that those green brains truly made one invincible.      Even so, I doubted they'd make hitchhiking in Senegal possible.  I had three options for getting myself to Ziguinchor:      1. Travel through the ...

hello Mum and Dad !, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

hello Mum and Dad !

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

7/2 Dear Mum and Dad I know this is rather public - but lovely to be able to write directly to you. I was thrilled to hear from C that you have been baptised in the ways of Internet Cafe's ! What they call you - in marketting terms - is "silver ...

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