Travel Blogs from Senegal

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87L, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

87L

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

24.11.2011 Es ist Donnerstag abend, ich hatte einen recht anstrengenden Tag – zwei Übersetzungskurse, Französisch und Wolof – und freue mich schon aufs Schlafen. Ich hatte heute das erste Mal seit drei Tagen Wasser in der Dusche und konnte ...

Bientot la fin du stage, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Bientot la fin du stage

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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... vous faire comprendre pourquoi on s'attache tant a <<ces p'tites betes la>> comme je dis parfois au Quebec. J'adore le Senegal. Il y a des realites plus tristes, comme il y en a au Quebec. Audrey et moi, on fait un stage dans un milieu ...

DAKAR - THE CITY, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

DAKAR - THE CITY

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

Dakar is very modern city with all the amenities you can find in a moder city in Europe or the US. The plateau "downtowm'" where most people go to work. At Sandaga you can do all your shopping. Ponty where people go to eat. ITEMS: ...

Lounging Onboard, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Lounging Onboard

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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In between lunch and our afternoon lecture about Gambian culture we're relaxing on the top deck while watching river life go by. So far the wildlife has drastically outnumbered the human life. We're hoping to catch a glimpse of the river dolphins that ...

La Terenga, Pikine, Thyaroye sur Gare, Senegal travel blog

La Terenga

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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... deux themes tres interessants en soi mais je ne suis pas pour faire a semblant que je connais toute la realite sociale du Senegal apres seulement 4semaines... surtout quand la reunion est en wolof ahahah bref audrey et moi nous sommes reparties apres 1h! ...

Thies, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Thies

A travel blog entry by isidor

Arived a Thies. Sleeping in the Hotel ...

Parc National du Djoudj, Djoudj, Senegal travel blog

Parc National du Djoudj

A travel blog entry by jrouxel

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National Parc ...

De eerste indruk uit 'brousse' dropjes, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

De eerste indruk uit 'brousse' dropjes

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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Op vrijdag hadden we een afspraak op de 'Université Gaston Berger'. Ze hadden er onze komst goed voorbereid en we kregen veel steun van de prof van geografie. We mogen er een lokaal gebruiken om onze enquêteurs op te leiden en ze hadden al nagedacht ...

Cachouane, Cachouane, Senegal travel blog

Cachouane

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Es ist einfach unglaublich, wie schnell die Zeit vergeht. Morgen ist schon ein Viertel des Semesters vorbei! Ein Viertel! 25%! Dabei kommt es mir so vor, als ob ich gerade erst angekommen wäre. Auf der einen Seite natürlich nur. Auf der anderen Seite ...

quote of the day, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

quote of the day

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

"The aid industry has clear incentive to portray Africa as helpless and needy, an image directly deleterious to efforts to attract private investment." Michael A. Clemens, Research Fellow Center for Global Development ...

Its The Simple Things:Waterfalls and Teddy Grahams, Kedagou, Senegal travel blog

Its The Simple Things:Waterfalls and Teddy Grahams

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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I just spent six nights in Kedagou, another region here in Southern Senegal, for a language seminar. About a month after install everyone meets up with a few people from their class, who also learned the same language during training, to answer any ...

C'est Ci Bon!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

C'est Ci Bon!

A travel blog entry by dtgreigz

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Woke early this morning to watch the ship docking in Dakar. Its still dark so all the lights of the city are twinkling - very pretty. As the sun rises the city and surrounding houses become clear - whitewashed houses scattered up the cliff side, just ...

Een weekje echt vakantie: De Senegalrivier (2), Ouro Sogui, Senegal travel blog

Een weekje echt vakantie: De Senegalrivier (2)

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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... . We bezochten twee bevriende gezinnen. Hij had ze leren kennen via de Christelijke gemeenschap. Deze gemeenschap is in Senegal heel klein, maar daardoor ook over steden heen heel hecht. We hadden er interessante gesprekken over etnische verschillen, het ...

Update # 2, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Update # 2

A travel blog entry by lori_senegal08

... of Dakar and see what the country is really like.  I felt like I actually caught a glimpse of the "real" Senegal.   Sunday; we went to Ile de Gorée and walked around there.  The island was used in the slave trade.  They ...

Dakar, Bel-Air, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... . I did not realise it last night (as we arrived in the dark) but we were camped right next to the beach t the mouth of the Senegal River to the north). What a lovely spot. Coming out of St. Louis was a more familiar experience: the sight, sound, smell ...

Senegal and the Slave Trade, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Senegal and the Slave Trade

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

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...  Braemar we went for our lunch, then made our way back down to the gangway where we’d noticed a bloke selling Senegal postcards and stamps; he explained we could write them out and he would then post them once he was back ashore. There was ...

4th of July!, Keur Ndongo, Senegal travel blog

4th of July!

A travel blog entry by ksterba

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... ; The funny thing about all of this is I think many volunteers never considered themselves overly patriotic before coming to Senegal; however, this country will make one appreciate the amazing things American has to offer.  I certainly value many of ...

Kafountine, Kafountine, Senegal travel blog

Kafountine

A travel blog entry by avrotondi

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We arrived in Kafountine friday night (17th). We were met by the wonderful crew here at Mame Diarra's house. After filling our bellies with rice and fish we settled down in our comfortable hut for the night. With two beds (one queen, one king) we had ...

Oct 26, 2010, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Oct 26, 2010

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien

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And... it's another day relaxing!, Saly, Senegal travel blog

And... it's another day relaxing!

A travel blog entry by paedrus

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Hi! It's still very early, and we are already up and ready to have breakfast. At the breakfast area, everything is ready for guests to enjoy their meals and appreciate the senegalese morning sun. Our breakfast was great, again with french croissants, ...

Flying for 2 Days - Los Angeles to Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Flying for 2 Days - Los Angeles to Dakar

A travel blog entry by wrldtrvlrr

Flights were uneventful. I avoided a 12-hour layover in New York by postponing my flight from Los Angeles. That was good. I would have have 3 seats but a lady took the opposite aisle and kept getting up and down. I so wanted to sleep. I could really feel ...

De eerste keer ooit wonen in een grote stad: Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

De eerste keer ooit wonen in een grote stad: Dakar

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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... een geweldige ervaring. Ik ben namelijk maar één keer aangesproken en effectief gevolgd. De eerste keer in Dakar, weliswaar op dag 2 in Senegal, dus nog niet zo goed ingeburgerd :p, was dat wel anders! Ik heb op mijn gemak een wandeling kunnen kiezen om ...

Lac Rose und Desert de Lompoul, Lompoul, Senegal travel blog

Lac Rose und Desert de Lompoul

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Wieder einmal bin ich nach einer längeren Reise zurück in St. Louis. Wieder einmal bin ich mäßig begeistert, aber was solls. Die letzten Tage waren cool und es werde noch coole Tage kommen. Gerade sitze ich jedenfalls mit Papa und Manfred im Sunu ...

Less Miserable... Dakar d'accord, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Less Miserable... Dakar d'accord

A travel blog entry by hardiek

... .  We're really in!  I need a line!  Quick, Trinity, give me a number!  The Skype rate to Thailand from Senegal is the same as from the US!  The phone is ringing!  In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy ...

chez patrice et baro, Niafourang, Senegal travel blog

chez patrice et baro

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

Belle expérience de vie... tolérance... hospitalité... spontanéité... Patrice, un homme exceptionnel, quelle chance de croiser son chemin! Il a beaucoup de sagesse (et un gros grin de folie) à transmettre!! Energie de vie ...

Scary near-death experience near Dakar, Somewhere outside Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Scary near-death experience near Dakar

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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... body on the way out of there, but we were not looking to closely anyway. Who knows what happened to that dude... It took about 20 minutes more to get to our downtown hotel, a great sight to finally see. And that was our Saturday night in Senegal. Brutal. ...

A Busy Day in Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A Busy Day in Dakar

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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We started our day with an informative lecture about Senegal past and present and ended it at the Monument to African Unity. ...

Animal Spotting, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Animal Spotting

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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We've gone as far upriver as the Pegasus can take us, so this morning we boarded a smaller boat in order to visit the Baboon Islands, which are, confusingly, home to a chimpanzee preservation project. While we were joined by two park rangers, who helped ...

Tabaski...another macaroni eating holiday, Keur Ndongo, Senegal travel blog

Tabaski...another macaroni eating holiday

A travel blog entry by ksterba

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Another Senegalese holiday, another bowl of macaroni, potatoes, and bread with a sheep on top.  Tabaski is a large Muslim holiday celebrating the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son for God wherein he ends up being able to sacrifice a sheep ...

A short (well kind of long actually) update, Joal Fadiouth, Senegal travel blog

A short (well kind of long actually) update

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal

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... followed by a translation of the poem ‘Joal, Je me rappelle’ written by Leopold Sedar Senghor (first president of Senegal). After the FOSCOs comes the ‘sorties’ i.e. school trips. When you think of school trips in the UK, you ...

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