Travel Blogs from Senegal

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how the taxis work - and another week, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

how the taxis work - and another week

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

mon 25 - Fri 29 Feb Hate to sound dull, but it really WAS just another week at the office ! i (and my Regional Fin & HR & fundraising Mngrs) had two whole days of telephone conferences with each of the management teams of each of the 9 country officses ...

Saint-Louis – „Der kleine Prinz“, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint-Louis – „Der kleine Prinz“

A travel blog entry by catgco


... 'den reicht. Saint-Louis war im 20. Jahrhundert Regierungssitz der französischen Kolonialadministration für gesamt französisch Westafrika (heutiges Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Togo und Benin). Um 1925 war Saint-Louis auch ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by md11

C'est amusant de faire du vol à vue, à 30000 pied, en suivant le bord de mer. Atterissage à la main ...

Man, It's Dark Out There, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Man, It's Dark Out There

A travel blog entry by nellieva

Our flight landed in Dakar, Senegal around 1:00am local time, and it meant an abrupt interruption to those of us who had been sleeping.  The city had very few lights, and the airport looked to be a ghost town, save for the crew of folks fueling the ...

A safari adventure, Saly, Senegal travel blog

A safari adventure

A travel blog entry by paedrus


Naka suba si (Good morning)! Well, today we will go out on our first visit: Bandia Reserve. It's a natural park where you can enjoy a safari and appreciate the beauty of the Baobabs (national tree). It's early in the morning (08h00) and the ...



A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

... the European countries because we know each country is different eg. food and culture. The same applies for African countries.  Senegal is different from Ghana, and Kenya is different from the Congo.  Senegal is a  country with its own ...

Mit Autoschmugglern durch die Sahara, Nouadhibou-Sahara-Nouakchott-Fleuve du Senegal, Mauritania travel blog

Mit Autoschmugglern durch die Sahara

A travel blog entry by juttachris

xxx ...

SECURITY CONCERNS, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

security ...

funny valentine, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

funny valentine

A travel blog entry by nroseveare


wed 13/2 This copy email ref our decision made today NOT to respond in CAMEROON may be of some interest: Dear All I am writing to inform you of the above decision, taken by me this morning after further consultation last night and this morning ...

IST, HE/EE Summit, Malari, Thiès, Senegal travel blog

IST, HE/EE Summit, Malari

A travel blog entry by ksterba


... say, one of the coolest things I have experienced in this country yet. After the summit I went to Dakar, the capital city of Senegal, for a few days before yet another training. While in Dakar, we went to this little island off the mainland called Isle de ...

Planting blue cabbage seeds in chili fields, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Planting blue cabbage seeds in chili fields

A travel blog entry by meltin4


... a beautiful house with a swimming pool, a guard at the gate to the property, and a lovely dog called Jumbo. Karim recently moved to Senegal from France and is starting to grow and sell chilis. He wants to do the same with cabbages, and so I spent a happy ...

Hoogbezoek, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien


... nbsp; Dag zeven is het weer tijd om het Senegalese land wat verder te verkennen. Onze eerste halte is de grootste baobab van Senegal, waar we de sjaggervaardigheden van mama Annie en papa Jan eens onder de loep willen nemen. We laten ze dan ook een ...

Catching up from Casablanca to Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Catching up from Casablanca to Dakar

A travel blog entry by gypsying


... time slips by.  We are half way through the first leg of the cruise already.  We are about to arrive in Dakar, Senegal.  I had hoped to meet with someone from Aid to Artisans but it’s not good timing.  But because I kept trying ...

A Day To Blog About, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

A Day To Blog About

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


... often. After lunch I waited around for the carpenter to come and put the finishing touches on my desk, until I remembered that I was in Senegal and I could be waiting for days. I decided to get a head start on going to the hotel so I could get some work ...

Welcome to Senegal!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Welcome to Senegal!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


On a program that starts in Dakar, Senegal and continues to The Gambia, you would expect an experienced group, but the 204 Road Scholar programs our group of 7 has been on might set a record. For our welcome dinner we were entertained by a kora - a ...

6e semaine, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

6e semaine

A travel blog entry by berniers


Maggots in toilets..., Dakar, Mali travel blog

Maggots in toilets...

A travel blog entry by idletraveller

... forests more than culture and history. My fault for spending so many days just lazing around Mali and leaving only a week for Senegal... If I get held up by seperatists or bandits, I'll be kicking myslef. BTW, just to share one rather surreal ...

A Day trip into Senegal, Sanch Karang, Senegal travel blog

A Day trip into Senegal

A travel blog entry by cessna152


... drinks for 1000 CFA Francs. I asked the man if he had any Fanta but he didn't seen to understand me. Then I remembered that Senegal was a French speaking country, and so I pointed at the Fanta sign. The man nodded and entered the shop and soon passed me ...

La semaine numéro 5, début et fin!, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

La semaine numéro 5, début et fin!

A travel blog entry by mamaoui


Vendredi 28 mai 2010, jour 29 : Ce matin, c'était la première fois que ma dée acceptait que j’aille chercher mon pain. Prise un peu par surprise (je ne m’attendais tellement pas à ce qu’elle accepte !), j’y ai été ...

African nightlife/clothes washing, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

African nightlife/clothes washing

A travel blog entry by francesh

Well, me and Lucy are settling in and becoming properly African now.  Twice a week we are the objects of entertainment when we have to do our washing.  It must be very strange for the young kids in the family to watch us struggle with the ...

Tour des Femmes (start), Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Tour des Femmes (start)

A travel blog entry by astoundiaye

the beginning of an amazing tour (girls ...

Les lions et moi, Sokone, Senegal travel blog

Les lions et moi

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas


Aujourd'hui nous sommes allés faire un safari. Nous avons vu un rhinocéros, trois girafes, deux lions, des facochères et quelques buffles. C'était une expérience merveilleuse comme être à 3 mètres d'un rhino ou de flater des lions. Voyez par les ...

Almost a month, Thies,, Senegal travel blog

Almost a month

A travel blog entry by ksterba


Hi All!!! So 3 weeks in Senegal and things are amazing.  Our training is divided up into training in the bigger city of Thies at the Peace Corps training center and community based training where we live in an actual village with a family and have ...

Semaine1: les nouvelles détaillées!, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Semaine1: les nouvelles détaillées!

A travel blog entry by mamaoui


30 avril, jour 1 : Départ de Montréal 1er mai, jour 2 : Escale au Maroc ou le développement de la patience Après un atterrissage tout en douceur contrastant avec des turbulences plutôt fortes pendant le vol (surtout au-dessus de l'océan), nous ...

Do you think Africa knows who the Kardashians are?, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Do you think Africa knows who the Kardashians are?

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

I don't miss them but I will admit that I do miss trashy reality television as well as these other 25 things.  1. Trash cans. 2. Capitalism. (And I am not sorry.) 3. My friends and family! :( 4. Nail salons. 5. Automatic cars.... specifically my ...

Nov 14, 2010, Goudiri, Senegal travel blog

Nov 14, 2010

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien


Velingara, Velingara, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by isidor


Velingara. The city of ...

Saint-Louis: jazz, calme et... poisson!, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint-Louis: jazz, calme et... poisson!

A travel blog entry by mamaoui


Vendredi 2 juillet 2010 Jour 64 Départ pour Saint-Louis ce matin. La nuit a été un peu courte pour tout le monde. J'ai encore été malade cette nuit et ce matin. Pas trop chouette, mais on a vu pire. J’ai donc pris un Cypro. Après le ...

Joal in a Bottle, Joal Fadiouth, Senegal travel blog

Joal in a Bottle

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal


... doesn’t lie in its beach or its sunset or even the litter, but in the hearts of the people who reside here. Senegal, the country of ‘teranga’… The lazy market where vendors while away their hours making ataya, strong sweet tea, ...

Arrive in Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Arrive in Senegal

A travel blog entry by adderidder


... was still only 4pm US time. I woke up the next morning 12 hours later, a touch groggy, but pretty well switched over to Senegal time. I headed down town on the local bus, ironically called a 'car rapide'. It's the slowest thing on the road, only ...

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