Travel Blogs from Senegal

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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

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... 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

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... ;  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

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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 ...

9e et dernière semaine, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

9e et dernière semaine

A travel blog entry by berniers

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todays thought, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

todays thought

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

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One month in, three months to go. How much power does one person really have in this world? How far can the feeling of empowerment take you? So many questions to explore and without a map there is only intuition to rely upon. If days were longer and ...

Nov 09, 2010, Tiokoye, Senegal travel blog

Nov 09, 2010

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien

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test, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

test

A travel blog entry by spearsy

test ...

Volunteer Visits, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

Volunteer Visits

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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So I am sitting in the wonderfully airconditioned computer room here at the training center and I am trying to think of things that I wanted to mention in this post about my four days or so with Pamela, the volunteer that I am replacing (my ancienne in ...

our hike, Diembéreng, Senegal travel blog

our hike

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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we got up at 6 in the morning to take our breakfast and leave for Djembéreng. I think this was probably one of the highlights of our trip, being so close to nature and walking a lil bit instead of watching everything out of the cars. it took about 2 to ...

exploring: markets, shirts, views & pools !, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

exploring: markets, shirts, views & pools !

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

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On Friday I was taken out by the office driver for my obligatory driving test ! - before having insurance cover to drive in senegal. Not that i need the cover really cos everything is do'able on foot or local taxis , and having resp for a car is just a ...

Aie...a une semaine de la mi-stage, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Aie...a une semaine de la mi-stage

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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... plussi jevous en ai deja parle mais ma famille icison tres religieux.. Ilssontdela confrerie mouride (branche de l'islam au senegal) et plusieursdentreseux sont Baye Fall (branchedes mourides, qui mendient parfois (mais ca jai pas remarque dansma ...

Abene, Abene, Senegal travel blog

Abene

A travel blog entry by avrotondi

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Abene is nice! It is a neighboring village to Kafountine, about 10 minutes away by car. Asia gave me a tip that there is a nice nurse who heads the health post there. She is not a midwife but serves the village as one. She has hosted midwives from ...

Ahhh peripeties d'une Quebecoise pure laine, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Ahhh peripeties d'une Quebecoise pure laine

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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... non, y'a fallu que mon pareo se detache la bas, devant un faux senegalais fatigant (ne et grandi en france, vient au Senegal pour des vacances uniquement)!!! La honte!!! ahahah!!! En plus mon pareo ne se detache jamais!! y fallait ben que ca arrive ...

a few days work, dinner out and the Cup of Nations, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

a few days work, dinner out and the Cup of Nations

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

5/2 Another busy day - have work to do this evening so next entry probably tomorrow Wed or Thur. All well. we are full-on trying to get staff out of Chad and also re-located within Chad .... it's been demanding for the whole team, but there has been ...

Hot sun, swimming and sunbathing, Saly, Senegal travel blog

Hot sun, swimming and sunbathing

A travel blog entry by paedrus

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... for some scraps that fell on the floor, nothing else. :) After dinner, as usual, we went for a small walk on the hotel premisses enjoying the moonlight, the music and the warm weather of Senegal. Time to go to bed and sleep. See you tomorrow!   ...

Campusleben, Université Gaston Berger, Senegal travel blog

Campusleben

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Erstmals gibt es heute so etwas wie Alltag. Also noch nicht wirklich, aber kleine Teile des Tages wiederholen sich seit vorgestern und das gibt auch mir wieder etwas mehr Ruhe. Bis dahin kam ich mir vor wie bombardiert – mit Farben, Gerüchen, ...

Langue de Barbarie, Université Gaston Berger, Senegal travel blog

Langue de Barbarie

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

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... war ja auch in der Stadt, in die Fischerviertel von St. Louis gegangen. Die befinden sich auf einer Landzunge, die den Senegal Fluss auf seinen letzten Kilometern vom Meer trennt. Es herrschte reges Treiben, scheinbar waren alle Menschen auf den Straßen. ...

lets go to saloulou!, Saloulou, Senegal travel blog

lets go to saloulou!

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

A force de vivre à contre-courant on devient un contre-sens... Embarcadère pour Saloulou en compagnie de Jo et ...

Brousse, brousse, brousse..., Bankassouk, Senegal travel blog

Brousse, brousse, brousse...

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

Hamac sur petite plage près des pêcheurs... régime poisson-riz qui commence!! sillures... carpes... rougets... Bienveillance des pêcheurs... envie de solitude... mais je sais que je déprimerais si j'étais seule!! Besoin de retrouver mon énergie de ...

quelle bienveillance!, Saloulou, Senegal travel blog

quelle bienveillance!

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

Hamac dans bosquet près du village... cultures de calie tout autour de nous... population un peu perchée et hyper ...

Kolda, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Kolda

A travel blog entry by isidor

Market in ...

Tambacounda, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Tambacounda

A travel blog entry by isidor

Mamadouh continued travel to Diakha Madina. I search a Taxi Brousse for arrived a ...

Home, Velingara, Senegal travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by isidor

I arrived in Velingara very ...

A Party and a Funeral, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

A Party and a Funeral

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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The most prevalent holiday of the year; sheep are sacrificed, the finest cloths are worn, and the day is passed by eating and lying around, the usual I suppose. When asked what this holiday represented, what exactly was being celebrated, I was faced with ...

More news, Thies, Senegal travel blog

More news

A travel blog entry by nrubin

... ton of birds in the rainy season but serves as a re-introduction site for animals that have been hunted close to extinction in Senegal.  St Louis is cooler than most of the country and thus easier on animals.   They have gazelles, orycs, ...

Exploring Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Exploring Dakar

A travel blog entry by meltin4

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As many of you may know, I chose my first couchsurfing hosts based on the fact that people who like baking cakes, especially chocolate ones, must be good people. My chocolate cake baking host Baba proved this to be true. After being greeted at the ...

Nearly at the end ( of my wits!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!), Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Nearly at the end ( of my wits!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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Okay this is the bitchy email that you have all been waiting for!!!!!!!!!!!!! This last leg of the trip has been much more interesting in terms of stuff to see and do and the leaders on this trip have been brilliant but as for the pax some of  them ...

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