Travel Blogs from Senegal

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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 ...

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

Our trip to Langue de Barbarie

A travel blog entry by churisuta


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


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


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


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


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


... 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


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


... 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


A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus


... 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 ...

the apt., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

the apt.

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

... a two day gender seminar on the implementation plan for SNEEG (Strategie Nationale Pour l'Equite et l'Egalite de Genre au Senegal). There were representatives from almost all governmental ministries, the cabinet, UNFPA, UNIFEM and various NGOs and civil ...

positive vibrations... yeah!, Mbaw, Senegal travel blog

positive vibrations... yeah!

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

De retour à Dakar... émotions d'être ici, de retour... Accueil des plus chaleureux, c'est bon de retrouver Ndeye, une femme de coeur et de caractère... On partage beaucoup toutes les deux, elle est la première amie que j'ai rencontré depuis mon ...

Overlanding Notes for Senegal, Karang, Senegal travel blog

Overlanding Notes for Senegal

A travel blog entry by landylove

... sure you camp right back from the beach as there is a lot of traffic at low tide.  Border Crossings Mauritania – Senegal See Overlanding Notes for Mauritania.  Senegal- The Gambia We had a relatively easy crossing, early in the day, at ...

Vierter Tag Aboard, Richard Toll, Senegal travel blog

Vierter Tag Aboard

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

... , bei denen ich dabei war) war in Djoudj. Djoudj ist ein Nationalpark, das vielgepriesene Vogelparadies im Norden vom Senegal und das vollkommen zurecht. Schon am Eingang waren zig Pelikane, Kormorane und verschiedene andere Vögel, die ich alle nicht ...

1982-, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by betulpolat

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Day 1 : Baobab Camp, Kaolack, Senegal travel blog

Day 1 : Baobab Camp

A travel blog entry by mrdeuxchevaux


First real day of this big adventure ... luckily a quite short one ... in kilometers ...    From the Lac Rose in the north of Dakar to Baobab Camp in the neighborhood of Kaolack ... actually in the middle of nowhere ... but ... it was a nice ...

The Streets of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Streets of Dakar

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

I started at the NGO this week and it's going really well so far. Like most NGO's its small, understaffed and overworked...sigh. It’s my second day and I'm writing a research proposal for the Director to present to EU donors on the 15th. I still ...

Dagschema: Enquêtes afnemen, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Dagschema: Enquêtes afnemen

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven


In dit tekstje zal ik een dagje enquêtes afnemen beschrijven (hoewel niet alle anekdotes uit dezelfde dag geplukt werden...): 8h00: De wekker gaat, we snoozen 2 keer ;)   8h30: Een vers (en heel lekker) Frans brood gaan halen bij de bakker voor 200 ...

hi, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by annababy22 Hello, My name is anna i saw your profile at ( and i love it i think we can click so please i will like you to email me back through my email address thus:( .so that i will tell you more ...

Day 2 .. the longest trip of the TT 2011 ... 480km, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Day 2 .. the longest trip of the TT 2011 ... 480km

A travel blog entry by mrdeuxchevaux


Today was the longest day, in km, of this edition ... a few kilometers of sandtrack, fun to drive but also difficult ... keep the speed and never stop otherwiseyou have no other choice ... an idea that I liked ...   The sand was funny, tricky, and ...

Playing Catch Up, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

Playing Catch Up

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

... the end of the week once they leave. So I think by now you all know about my project with Waste Management, cleaning up Senegal one village at a time. I have been trying to get Amadou more involved in the books side of things with our organization so he ...

The Flood, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

The Flood

A travel blog entry by meltin4


... no real plan other than to somehow get to Ghana in time for my flight home three months later. On the way to Senegal however, my flight stopped off in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. From the air both Nouakchott and the surrounding Sahara looked ...

The first of many LONG days..., Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

The first of many LONG days...

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

... we were planning on originally traveling to. We were on our way to complete the second-half of our journey out to Senegal. Everything was smooth traveling between Janjangbureh to Basse (the largest eastern-most town in The Gambia, and the only place ...

Overlanding Notes for Casamance, Mpak, Senegal travel blog

Overlanding Notes for Casamance

A travel blog entry by landylove


... ;  They need to have one photocopy of the personal details and photo page of your passport (not the entrance stamp to Senegal) and one photograph (not necessary if you have colour photocopies of your passport).   You pay CFA20,000 for a two ...

Thought of the day..., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Thought of the day...

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

 Africa will break you down and destroy the image that you have of yourself. But its not this destruction that has a lingering impact… it's the way that Africa will brush off the pieces and gently place you back together, that’s what it ...

Luieren tussen vogels, Mouit, Senegal travel blog

Luieren tussen vogels

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien


Op 22 april nemen we met ons Mauritaans visum op zak afscheid van Dakar en trekken we voor onze laatste dagen Sub-Sahara Afrika naar Mouit, iets ten zuiden van Saint Louis. We bengen hier een week door in het natuurpark 'la Langue de Barbarie' met ...

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