Travel Blogs from Senegal

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Big entry Pt 2- life and leisure activities, St Louis, Senegal travel blog

Big entry Pt 2- life and leisure activities

A travel blog entry by nrubin

... or a kibbutz.  For you Lost fans, it could have been the others' village if the show had taken place in Senegal.  Its a place where they give vocational training and other services to the poorer residents of the area though there is also a community of ...

It's Brilliant on the Braemar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

It's Brilliant on the Braemar

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

Monday, 27th January 2014 We could enjoy a lie-in this morning as the Braemar is now on her way back up to the Canary Islands.  When we went out onto our balcony, we could feel that it was quite windy and the sky was cloudy.  So we ...

Tabaski, Pambal, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas


Mercredi le 16 octobre, c'est la Tabaski. C’est a dire que l’on tu un mouton pour le manger afin de commémorer le sacrifice d’Abraham. En fait, Dieu avait dit a Abraham de tuer son fils et sur la route pour effectuer cette tâche ...

A Wedding Tale, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

A Wedding Tale

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


I attended my very first Senegalese wedding this week and I must say it was one of the more interesting events that I have attended thus far. Amadou, my work partner, was very passionate that I come to his house and spend the entire day with his family ...

Settling In, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Settling In

A travel blog entry by francesh


... so I am now trying really hard to think of fun questions. Tomorrow I am going to one of the bird reserves here in Senegal, organised by the office.  It is meant to be spectacular so I am really looking forward to it. Apart from that, nothing ...

Canary's to Gambia, Gambia, Senegal travel blog

Canary's to Gambia

A travel blog entry by cedarbarb

Arrive in the dark - accident on the highway into town. Gambia Airways - has no aircraft Landing strip - a metallized bare land  - DC-6 10th Anniversary of Independence from Britain Valentine's Beer with flies; assitant to buy 3 days worth of ...

Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint Louis

A travel blog entry by isidor

Past ...

des nouvelles, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

des nouvelles

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas


Les journées Mer et Monde À la première journée, nous avions visité la piscine de la résidence Lat Dior. Nous sommes allés pour la seconde journée mer et monde à la plage de Dakar. Résultat des beaux coups de soleil, mais pour se baigner sur ...

LA dernière semaine à Bapate, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

LA dernière semaine à Bapate

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas


La dernière semaine à Bapate Maintenant le séjour tire à sa fin. Nous terminerons le stage mardi, mercredi nous visitons l'île de Gorée, jeudi se seront les adieux à la famille et vendredi c’est le départ pour Thies. De là, nous irons dans ...

Day 2, Darkar Senegal , Senegal travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by jordan00


We visited Goree island day t2 to see the history of the African slave trade. On Goree island we saw the House of Slaves where lots of people left and never came back. It was sad to see all the things that happened there in the video they showed. The ...

Hello, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by marylove77

My Dear How is your life over there?, I hope all is well with you? i contacted you because i saw your contact at and i pick interest in you and to know if you will match mine, i hope that color,distance or age will not be a barrier to ...

St. Louis - Dakar (Finish), Rufisque, Senegal travel blog

St. Louis - Dakar (Finish)

A travel blog entry by schorpioenen


Dag 19. Vandaag is de officiële finish dag van de Amsterdam-Dakar Challenge. Ruim 7000 km vanaf Amsterdam. Het betekent niet dat we klaar zijn, want we gaan nog een stukje verder naar Gambia. Maar de Challenge is dan volbracht waarbij er individuele ...

This Awkward Chapter In A Story Called Life, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

This Awkward Chapter In A Story Called Life

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

There are things that everyone who lives abroad experiences; those awkward moments that occur because of a lack of complete comprehension of our cultural differences. The simplest form of this would be language. Sure you can study a language in school or ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by casanova_f


Warten. Ich denke, die Hauptbeschäftigung in diesem Land heißt warten – außer man braucht gerade von niemandem etwas. Das einzig Schnelle hier sind die Taxis und auch die nur bedingt. Gestern haben wir Dakar erkundigt. Eigentlich wollten wir ja ...

Into the Unknown, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Into the Unknown

A travel blog entry by cyclingmo


... it was an interesting day nontheless.  Turns out, too,  that my driver/escort are probably the only 2 people in Senegal that DON't speak French, so where I thought I was finally in a country where I would have no problems communicating with the ...

Day 19: from Saint-Louis to the finish in Dakar!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Day 19: from Saint-Louis to the finish in Dakar!

A travel blog entry by martinn


... in Mauritania we already did some stretches on the beach where we easily reached more than 120km/hr without too much effort. The sands of Senegal would prove to be a real challenge though. We had to drive full blast through the soft sand to get on to the ...

Welcome Dance, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Welcome Dance

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


We arrived today in Kuntaur, where we were welcomed by a group of Mandinka dancers. ...

Our first walk to the city centre, Saly, Senegal travel blog

Our first walk to the city centre

A travel blog entry by paedrus


Naka suba si! It's already 09h00 and we went for breakfast. Again, everything was delicious and wonderful, and the staff always smiling and ready to help. The sun is already getting hot and going up in the sky... After breakfast, it's time for relaxation ...

Working and IST, St Louis, Senegal travel blog

Working and IST

A travel blog entry by nrubin


1-31-09 There's not too much to report these days because last Friday I came back to Thies for In Service Training.  The 20 small business development volunteers have had one week of technical classes already and the agriculture group will join ...

Welcome to Senegal, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Welcome to Senegal

A travel blog entry by luke-jones


... to sing! Anyway like I say just a couple of heavy driving days and bushcamps- however as the observant among you will note- I am now in Senegal. We are off to Niakolo National Park today for a couple of days- hopefully I'll see a hippo or two (and have a ...

TAM-TAMS, Bango, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus


... my sand courtyard with its other inhabitants:         ... a slim, young man who competed in Senegal's national sport - which resembled sumo wrestling.  He was hard-working, sweet, and very muscular.     ...

First week in Africa, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

First week in Africa

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

... nbsp; Pic of the queen and london on the walls.  Also stole loo roll from there as they dont use loo roll here in Senegal and I was in desperate need of some!  Such a snob cant survive without it!!!  Spent Saturday at Isle de Goree with ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by yveweav

Don't walk around with a black man who wear Harvard shirts and a camera around his neck.  You will be ...

Goree Island, Goree Island, Senegal travel blog

Goree Island

A travel blog entry by yveweav

Dance ...

THE BEACHES, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

beaches are everywhere ouakam almadies ngor island yoff goree millenium tahiti ...

I’m Annoyed, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

I’m Annoyed

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

... even though clearly I went down that path, but more of a venting session. These were the things that bothered me about Senegal, African Culture, basic gender rights, everything I guess. Some things mentioned need to be changed while others just need to be ...

AVSF- vrijwilligerswerk: stakeholders- bezoekjes, Linguère, Senegal travel blog

AVSF- vrijwilligerswerk: stakeholders- bezoekjes

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven


... niemand aan de telefoon gekregen. Na wat wandelen met onze bagage in het vreselijk hete middaguur in de warmste streek van Senegal, krijgen we uiteindelijk iemand aan de telefoon. Hij krijgt ons uitgelegd dat we de weg moeten vragen naar de 'Conseil ...

Sunrise Hike, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Sunrise Hike

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


Woke up early this morning and hiked to the highest point in the town of Kaur, where we spent the night docked at the regional peanut processing plant. Afterwards we wandered through the village just as hundreds of children rushed to get to school on ...

Een weekje echt vakantie: De Senegalrivier (1), Richard-Toll, Senegal travel blog

Een weekje echt vakantie: De Senegalrivier (1)

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven


... kamer vertrekken. Maar aangezien we beiden 2 stukken bagage hadden ingecheckt en we een hele boel spullen gedurende onze eerste 6 weken in Senegal nooit of amper hadden gebruikt, besloten we om elk maar één stuk mee te nemen voor de eerst komende 5 ...

Frogs, dirt and toubabs., Joal Fadiouth, Senegal travel blog

Frogs, dirt and toubabs.

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal


... Facebook – go look at the Foreign Office Facebook page! The Ambassador himself was incredibly British and told us a lot about Senegal, especially on the political side of things. He invited us to the Christmas Carol Service (!!!) and has asked Amée ...

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