Travel Blogs from Senegal

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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 ...

Repairs to the shock absorber, Ziguinchor Senegal , Senegal travel blog

Repairs to the shock absorber

A travel blog entry by jennykelly


As we drove into the town of Ziguinchor, past all the mechanic’s shops and tyre repair places, we thought, surely there is no embassy for Guinea in this town.     I spotted some obvious tourists and asked if they were staying in a ...

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 ...

brutal market, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

brutal market

A travel blog entry by nroseveare


sat 10/2 slept v late .. had a coffee and a croissant for breakfast in my local cafe ! (just like france). Sat afternoon i took a taxi into the Plateau area (old town & administraive and commercial cntr) ... right on tip of south pointing ...

CODESRIA conference, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

CODESRIA conference

A travel blog entry by pippasmart

Spoke at the CODESRIA conference on ethics, open access and predatory ...

arrival & settling in dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

arrival & settling in dakar

A travel blog entry by nroseveare


sat 2/2 Left home and caroline at about 0800 for coach to h'row .... arrived about 6.30pm after easy flight. no time difference so not too tiring at all - just long - 6hrs.  out of airport by about 7.30. Met at the airport by cherif, office driver, ...

Abene, Abene, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by ggoat


Ziguinchor, Ziguinchor, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by ggoat


Diolla Declaration, Niassène, Senegal travel blog

Diolla Declaration

A travel blog entry by ggoat


Viva la Terenga!, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Viva la Terenga!

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine


... que tout le monde voudrait adopter!!), Amadou (un autre accompagnateur), Ismael et Ingrid (les responsables Mer et Monde au Senegal) et 3 autres stagiaires! C'etait malade!!! Et ne vous inquietez pas, ma famille avait pris soins de me preter des ...

first really social evening out, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

first really social evening out

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

9/2 i had a good friday evening out . Having ARRIVED at the office at 0730 in the morining - i left at 2010 at night .... It has been a v demanding week - pretty much days like that each day - followed by home at night to grab a bite and do more ...

zurueck in der Casamance!, Ziguinchor, Senegal travel blog

zurueck in der Casamance!

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann


... Gefuehl (und Geraeusch), als wuerde man bei vollem Galopp in einer Kutsche durch kurvige Waldwege preschen. Dafuer ist er dann im Senegal so langsam, dass man bequem nebenher laufen kann. die Landschaft, durch die wir fuhren, war wirklich schoen, bei ...

The journey back to Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The journey back to Dakar

A travel blog entry by paedrus


Hi there!   There's only one road that allows you to enter/leave Dakar and of course on the end of the day it's completely filled with cars, trucks and motorcycles. On the road, we saw hundreds of people selling products (bags of fresh water, ...

ACCOMODATION, Dakar, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

five starts hotels small hotels villa or rooms ...

Still in Bapate, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Still in Bapate

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas


L'adaptation va toujours bien. La nourriture est très bonne, tellement que je commence à avoir un djai fundé (C’est-à-dire des grosses fesses). Sans rigoler, tout va très bien pour moi. Je suis fatiguée assez rapidement cependant, mais comme ...

Recovering the right way, Dakar Region, Senegal travel blog

Recovering the right way

A travel blog entry by kmbadieme


... "speaking Spanish". Bacary is a true American, he continues to speak in English and thinks everyone understands him! Arona is in love with Senegal, and the freedom of no car seat most of the time. He tries to hang his head out the window like a dog ...

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