Travel Blogs from Senegal

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Arrival in Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Arrival in Dakar

A travel blog entry by ejcasey

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Well...I am here. My flight got in around 4:30am (Dakar time). Mom and her friend Amy met me at the airport and we were on our way back to the bungalows. This place is truly odd and the men here are very relentless. I may have let one of them help me ...

A week in Dakar working at the UN, Dakar Region, Senegal travel blog

A week in Dakar working at the UN

A travel blog entry by bwanabob

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... school French, they got to hear some Australian words I am certain they have never heard before. But I digress. Dakar the capital of Senegal is a large sprawling city on the Atlantic coast. From the hotel the Ile de Goree is visible (if the mist and cloud ...

Ce N’est Pas Comme ca en Amérique, Keur Ndongo, Senegal travel blog

Ce N’est Pas Comme ca en Amérique

A travel blog entry by ksterba

So this blog is dedicated to a list of Senegal-specific things/characteristics, and perhaps other 3rd world countries, that myself and a my neighbor volunteer put together.  These are attributes that one would most likely never ...

Day 1, Darkar Senegal , Senegal travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by jordan00

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We went for a helicopter ride. We saw lots of statutes and they were pretty. We saw statues that show the history  of senegal, like the African Renaissance statue and the Mosque of ...

Life goes on, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Life goes on

A travel blog entry by francesh

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Hi again. Still struggling at the school but the kids are getting more and more used to seeing my face now and I even have my own name, Tata Toubab, literally European Teacher.  I do however need help, I need ideas to entertain 40 children for 3 ...

mon 18 - fri 22 feb, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

mon 18 - fri 22 feb

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

... also rec'd invites. Ambassador Christopher Trott is a friendly man, and made a good speech about cultural diversity and religious tolerance. Senegal is 95% Muslim, but has a strong Christian community also, with a huge cathedral in the centre of town. Of ...

Week 2, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Week 2

A travel blog entry by rblanchette

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A lot happened this past week! I didn't even have time to write a blog post, so I’m going to have to give you the highlights of the week. I learned a lot about how business is done in Sénégal, and how things are different from what I’m used ...

Serenity and Oiseaux, Brin, Senegal travel blog

Serenity and Oiseaux

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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... a lot of people welcoming us, wanting to chat and talk about their country but the constant salesmanship of Northern Senegal and Gambia (and the brinkmanship when it comes to paying for public transport) is pretty much absent. Casamance has a ...

The end is near, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

The end is near

A travel blog entry by francesh

... holidays here so I thought it would be interesting if I organised a trip to the Bassari Country (in the very South East of Senegal).  I didn't realise what I had let myself in for when 13 other people said they wanted to come as well!  So I set ...

Mauritania, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Mauritania

A travel blog entry by francesh

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This weekend I added another stamp to my passport.  5 of us went on a trip to Mauritania (the country directly above Senegal) to sleep under the stars in a Mauritanian tent.  We left Saint-Louis on Saturday morning in the back of a jeep ...

Field trip with the International School of Dakar, Palmarin, Senegal travel blog

Field trip with the International School of Dakar

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... am starting to believe it. Sure I am helping my community but I am not doing anything groundbreaking and as for myself, I am learning things that I will take with me forever. Thank you Senegal and my fellow volunteers for the experiences and memories. ...

Premieres nouvelles, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Premieres nouvelles

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

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Hoykqaaat! Premieres nouvelles de lAfrique! Nous avons reussi de peine et de misere a trouver un cybercafe Fanny et moi, avec laide de sa soeur. Oui je vais bien! Je nai pas eu de probleme majeur, seulement un petit choc... Ici tout est pareil et ...

The End!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The End!

A travel blog entry by luke-jones

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... walk along the pavement (between all the stalls). However, the people have style and they are friendlier than most other places in Senegal. I spent yesterday (09/03/10- stick with it) on the Isle-de-Goree. It wasthe most designed for European tourists, ...

My Arranged Marriage, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

My Arranged Marriage

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... a housewife. To wrap up my random thoughts I can see why so many projects focus on working with women’s groups here in Senegal. They need all the encouragement and tools for success they can get. While my stint as a bank teller woo’ing, ...

terranga, ZacMbaw, Senegal travel blog

terranga

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

les relations humaines, décidément, c'est jamais facile... orgueil ou faiblesse?? peur du rejet ou ...

visas à Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

visas à Dakar

A travel blog entry by negesotoubabouw

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Senegal Wita bez Wizy :-), Gangali, Senegal travel blog

Senegal Wita bez Wizy :-)

A travel blog entry by podroznik

... Pana Policjanta o kartke z numerem do siebie, by w razie czego potwierdzil zdarzenie i Tak oto przekraczamy granice z Senegalem. :-) Senegal - Szybko znajdujemy bus jadscego do kaoli nasz kierowca to napewno byly kierowcs rajdow paryz - dakar. Trik jazdy ...

The holy Touba, Touba , Senegal travel blog

The holy Touba

A travel blog entry by seyegabriella

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The First Few Days In Saint Louis, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

The First Few Days In Saint Louis

A travel blog entry by rblanchette

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... cards. My cell phone number here is +221 77 296 8561 – text me! ;) If you’re wondering about the currency in Senegal and how much things cost here, this is a little breakdown: 1 euro = 650CFA (West African Franc) a taxi ride anywhere in Saint ...

May 31, 2013, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

May 31, 2013

A travel blog entry by berniers

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5e semaine, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

5e semaine

A travel blog entry by berniers

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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 ...

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