Travel Blogs from Senegal

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A Morning Lecture, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A Morning Lecture

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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On our last morning in Dakar we discussed some of the modern issues that affect this part of Africa. ...

Bienvenue au Dakar!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Bienvenue au Dakar!

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal

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... we were vigilant and managed to ward them off with our huge rucksacks! Through customs we met up with Mr T, our rep in Senegal. Currently, I’m sharing an apartment with Amée, my partner, and the two boys, Tom and Ben – Tom has already ...

funky street fundraiser, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

funky street fundraiser

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

sat 23 Altho i popped out for some shopping, i ended up spening most of Saturday working on a variety of things. However, the tedium of that was broken by the sound of whistles, drumming, chanting and cheers getting closer and closer outside on the ...

A Severe Case of Crabs, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

A Severe Case of Crabs

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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The group had decided that rather than have another day in Nouakchott we would head on towards Senegal so with a 5.30am start we faced a long drive day to make sure we had time to cross the border. As we were up so early we ate breakfast on the go, a ...

ARREST IN LIBERTE 1, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

ARREST IN LIBERTE 1

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

same stuff been going on at Empire.  Had the excitments of Youssou pretending to be spiderman, Modou superman and me catwoman... other than that jkust been heading to the beach teaching alphabetisation and attempting to  teqch english but ...

Ile de Goree (Ile des Esclave/Slave Island), Gorée, Senegal travel blog

Ile de Goree (Ile des Esclave/Slave Island)

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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This was where many slaves were held in slave houses before being sold and shipped off. The pinkish house is the main sight, a famous slave house in which you can visit the various holding rooms to get an idea of the hardship....and the famous symbol of ...

Saly, Saly, Senegal travel blog

Saly

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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A drive down to the beach resort many Europeans come here to stay at....but they weren't here at this time of year, and it's not much of a resort as far as I could see. The drive there and back provided most of the entertainment....until we though we ...

The drive to/from Saint Louis, and 1 night there, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

The drive to/from Saint Louis, and 1 night there

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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A whole bunch of pictures showing what's normal in this country, with many along the 3-hour drive to/from Saint Louis, as well as several in the former capital and its fish market and streets. ...

Bonjour, Non, Merci, Auvoir!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Bonjour, Non, Merci, Auvoir!

A travel blog entry by charlie_ray

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Blog Entry 12 – Thursday 9th September 2010 So today was our last day in Dakar – we decided to have a fancy breakfast at La Galette on Avenue Pompidou and it just made me think of how much I am going to miss Dakar – Pancakes, Waffles ...

Feb 24, 2007, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Feb 24, 2007

A travel blog entry by stfffn1

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Des nouvelles des canadiens, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Des nouvelles des canadiens

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas

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Ici, tout le monde va bien. Malgré les embuches de santé par ci par là, je crois que le moral est très bon. Nous avons maintenant une nouvelle stagiaire canadienne, Kim. Nous sommes maintenant tous bien établi dans nos familles et nous faisons part ...

Live like you're dying.... I get it, I get it., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Live like you're dying.... I get it, I get it.

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

... right?  On our way back into Dakar, we stopped by Lac Rose. For anyone that has done even a small amount of research on Senegal, Lac Rose almost always pops up. It's a pink lake about an hour out from Dakar that has pink water because of high sodium ...

How to Insult a Nation in 6 Days, Foundiougne, Senegal travel blog

How to Insult a Nation in 6 Days

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin

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... to the border town of Seleti and here we proudly played the role of baffled foreigner in the masquerade of Senegalese buerocracy! In Senegal cars can drive across the border and people can walk across the border but cars can't drive across the border with ...

My Six Week Long Argument with Jerry, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

My Six Week Long Argument with Jerry

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

When objects that play a crucial role in my life act a certain way, I give them names. My laptops name is Rhonda because she does what she wants. My cars name is Willie because he's the reason I have friends at school. And my shower at my hosts’ ...

THE NEIGHBORHOODS, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

THE NEIGHBORHOODS

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

Beside plateau Popular and tipically African medina ouakam ngor yoff the suburbs "banlieue" Semi residential the sicap hlm noire foire Residential fann residence mamelles ...

WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT

A travel blog entry by debbie-ba

Internation cuisine Ali Baba Terrou bi Almadies nanch Senegalese senegalese food ...

Apr 14, 2011, Sindia, Senegal travel blog

Apr 14, 2011

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien

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I hate liver., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

I hate liver.

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

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I hate liver probably as much as I hate when the water decides to stop working for extended periods of time. You know who doesn't share my sentiments? My host family. Word on the street is that liver is some pretty high end stuff  around here... ...

An Old Book and the Sea or Sniffings in Casamance, Diembéreng, Senegal travel blog

An Old Book and the Sea or Sniffings in Casamance

A travel blog entry by landylove

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Dear family, friends and other dogs We had sniffed out our own perfect spot of sand to set up kennel camp, in the land of Sweet Casamance.  The ocean was at paw for our bathings, tall trees sheltered us from buffeting winds and fed our fires. ...

Semaine 3, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

Semaine 3

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

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Vendredi 14 mai 2010, jour 15 : Hier au souper, j'ai parlé avec ma dée pour m'excuser de lui avoir fait peur pendant la nuit d’hier lorsque j’ai crié. Je ne sais pas si c’est à cause de ça ou de l’homme qui est venu me ...

7e semaine, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

7e semaine

A travel blog entry by berniers

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Dakar, Yoff Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by avrotondi

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We have arrived in Dakar! And will be staying a little while! Originally our flight to Banjul, Gambia left a few hours after arriving in Dakar. Just before leaving Colorado we received notice that we would be pushed back about 36 hours. I remember this ...

An Election and IST, Thies, Senegal travel blog

An Election and IST

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... ago. I was studying abroad just before the last election and was confronted with the same scenarios this time around in Senegal as I was in France. People are more informed about American politics than I would have assumed but the information that they ...

The Story About Dakar and Thanksgiving, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Story About Dakar and Thanksgiving

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... that work with volunteers to showcase their products and sell them to the expat market. All the products are hand made in Senegal and offer a higher quality than the normal touristy products you find. Some of the artists that they work with ship their ...

Niokolo-Koba Park - the longest day of our life, Niokolo-Koba National Park, Senegal travel blog

Niokolo-Koba Park - the longest day of our life

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

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... the animals congregated. The drive to the park was beautiful... we got to see the sunrise and so many little teeny remote villages. Senegal is so much bigger than The Gambia, so the villages are much more spread out and "infrequent" along the main road. ...

Frontera Senegal, Ndiago, Mauritania travel blog

Frontera Senegal

A travel blog entry by isidor

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Frontier ...

Get To Work!, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

Get To Work!

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

... me is working with a community of women in my area of town that want to become self-sustainable concerning rice. Here in Senegal a vast majority, I would estimate more than 70%, eat rice for lunch just about everyday. Considering that rice is a crop that ...

African Life, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

African Life

A travel blog entry by francesh

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I think I have finally cracked how to survive in Senegal - take everything at about half the speed that we do things at home!!  There is no point rushing things because it doesn't make a blind bit of difference!! Take yesterday for example, me and ...

Thies, Thies, Senegal travel blog

Thies

A travel blog entry by isidor

First ...

the layers of the onion at the cloth market, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

the layers of the onion at the cloth market

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

Sat 1 Mar - to be filled later I went to the famous HLM market - my third big market visit. Not nearly as gruesome as the other previous ones - this is a cloth and goods market. Around the edges there are rows and rows of stalls set up in the dust ...

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