Travel Blogs from Senegal

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A weekend of exploring, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A weekend of exploring

A travel blog entry by rblanchette

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Crazy to think that I left Canada exactly one month ago! Friday morning was business as usual. We debriefed from our discussion and celebration with the Talibé Thursday and did a site visit. It was Dieynabou's last day of work, and she left Saturday. We ...

BELANGRIJK - IMPORTANT !!, Saly, Senegal travel blog

BELANGRIJK - IMPORTANT !!

A travel blog entry by zabelg

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Deze week wordt de trip aangepast met nodige toevoegingen .. Au courant de la semaine j'adapterai le blog vers les langues nécessaires .. Next week this blog will be adapted internationally .. Greetz ...

Deep into the Bush, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Deep into the Bush

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

... time, so not much going on here... City by the lake I continue on east, to the city of Kaolack, one of Senegal's largest cities. Here it seems public transportion consists of young guys on scooters--and the passengers just hops on the back. The bush ...

So hungry I could eat a ram (or three)., Thies, Senegal travel blog

So hungry I could eat a ram (or three).

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal

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... that the festival would just happen now please and thank you! The morning of us leaving for Tabaski we were introduced to Senegal’s answer to Mcdonald’s; a shack selling bread with an assortment of sick-looking fillings. I settled for plain ...

Toute bonne chose a une fin..., Pikine, Senegal travel blog

Toute bonne chose a une fin...

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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Extrait d'une lettre à ma famille... " Je suis partie au Sénégal en me disant que j'y allais pour apprendre. Apprendre des gens, d'une culture, d'un peuple. Je venais chercher une réponse sans le savoir à une question que je ne savais même ...

Abene 2, Abéné, Senegal travel blog

Abene 2

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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the 31st we borrowed bikes and drove along the beach all the way to Kafountine - the next village famos for traditional music. It almost felt liek 5 friends on a mission. Having arrived there Theresa bought shoes with the brothers and me and the sister ...

Long and dusty road - complete with potholes, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Long and dusty road - complete with potholes

A travel blog entry by sara.pownall

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Set off on the 400km journey from Saly to Tambacounda around 9am. The road to Kaolack was reasonable but after that we hit a pot hole ridden road which lasted for the duration.  We ended up taking a parallel track used by the donkey carts which ...

Miracle, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Miracle

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... after waking up at 4:30 AM to come to the airport, after only two hours of sleep.  Eighteen hours later when we landed in Senegal, and he still had that smile on his face!  What's L'il Buddha's secret?  Well, it's quite simple - ...

St. Louis, Université Gaston Berger, Senegal travel blog

St. Louis

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

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... ersten Ferien (Tabaski, das Lammfest) und da wollen Christa und ich was unternehmen. Cool wäre entweder eine Tour den Senegal-Fluss entlang oder runter nach Cap Skirring und dann die Küste, mit einem Abstecher in Gambias Hinterland, hoch Richtung ...

Cabanon - petite cote, sud de Mbour, Senegal travel blog

Cabanon - petite cote

A travel blog entry by jrouxel

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Le Cabanon, Atlantic Ocean, South of ...

Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint Louis

A travel blog entry by podroznik

Saint Louis to jesdno z wiekszych miast w Senegalu. Stanowi on osrodek administracyjny dla calej prowincji Sant Loui. Zamieszkuje je okolo 200 000 mieszkancow, z jednej strong miasto jest otoczono rzeka, z drugiej wybrzezem oceanu. Dodatkowo niedaleko od ...

Goodbye Morocco / Hello Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Goodbye Morocco / Hello Senegal

A travel blog entry by arigney87

... hit me at that moment that I was really there. It all started when I noticed this random guy wearing a shirt that said “Senegal” in a bar called Clancy’s in downtown Long Beach on St. Patrick’s Day 8 months before, and decided, ...

Bou el Mogdad – die Kreuzfahrt beginnt, St. Louis, Senegal travel blog

Bou el Mogdad – die Kreuzfahrt beginnt

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Heut um sieben Uhr hat unser Schiff, die Bou el Mogdad, abgelegt. Die Flusskreuzfahrt hat begonnen. Hinter mir liegen ein paar Tage St. Louis, schlafen im Hotel, weil ich wegen des Taxler-Streiks nicht auf die Uni fahren konnte, dank Papa und Manfred ...

W.A.I.S.T., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

W.A.I.S.T.

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... their softball skills, or lack there of, cough cough Peace Corps, during a weekend tourney in Dakar. Expats unite! Peace Corps Senegal is split up according to the region that you live in while volunteers belonging to other countries that make the trip ...

First day at school, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

First day at school

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

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Well today was my first day at school... I went armed with ideas and questions to ask and waited for the directeur to turn up, he was like 40 mins late for school and it turns out he is also a classroom teacher.  So I went along to his lessons ...

Les pirogues, les oiseaux et tout, Sokone, Senegal travel blog

Les pirogues, les oiseaux et tout

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas

Le reste de notre voyage au sine Saloum fut davantage à l'image de la culture sénégalaise... plus ou moins bien organisé, mais quand même des plus jolis et intéressants. Nous avons donc passer deux jours à se promener en pirogues dans les ...

hello, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

hello

A travel blog entry by goodness

ask me ask me ...

hi, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

hi

A travel blog entry by annababy22

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Update #1, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Update #1

A travel blog entry by lori_senegal08

... no.  It should have been as simple as that but it is actually impossible to make collect calls or use foreign calling cards from Senegal.  Finally some nice guy let Sarah use his cell phone to make the call and we were able to get it sorted out. ...

Reaching Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Reaching Senegal

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

... a business in Senegal. I guess things must not be too bad here... I continue on, exploring the neighborhoods... come across Senegal's "Chinatown", with scores of little shops with a Chinese owner and a Senegalese employees. Most of the Chinese seem to ...

Tabaski, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Tabaski

A travel blog entry by casanova_f

Huch, 6. November schon, zwei Wochen lang hab ich nicht mehr geschrieben, dabei ist eigentlich doch eine ganze Menge passiert. In St. Louis bin ich schon ziemlich daheim, am Campus kenne ich mich in der Zwischenzeit gut aus und auch die Stadt habe ich ...

St Louis, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

St Louis

A travel blog entry by jrouxel

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Hotel and St Louis ...

Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint Louis

A travel blog entry by isidor

City ...

Apr 10, 2011, Poponguine, Senegal travel blog

Apr 10, 2011

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien

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mon village, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

mon village

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas

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Je suis maintenant dans l'accueillant village de Bapate près de Pambal (l’endroit où se trouve mon centre de santé). J’ai une très grande famille et j’ai l’honneur de vous la présenter : Anne-Marie (3 mois), Yvonne (3 ans), ...

arrival, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

arrival

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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While exiting the airplane in Dakar Denise (girl studying with me) was told by a senegalese person that in Europe poeple get killed by time. In Africa it's the people that kill the time.   Only after a few days here i can say i totally ...

Day 18: from Nouakchott to Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Day 18: from Nouakchott to Saint-Louis

A travel blog entry by martinn

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... on a dirt track through a national park, where we saw huge wild boar and pelicans along the way.   The border crossing into Senegal was again typical African: you have to be patient and try not to become irritated by the endless waiting. We just took ...

lazy sunday, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

lazy sunday

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

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sun 17/2 I had a super lazy day .... late rise, off for a lovely sunday buffet lunch at a club called the "TERROU-BI" where there is also a tremendous pool. Thoiugh they are having some building work done there at the moment, it is still a lovely ...

TOUBAB IN A BAOBAB, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

TOUBAB IN A BAOBAB

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... few days.  Perfect.      This was "teranga" (the Senegalese word for "hospitality").  In incredibly hospitable Senegal, it was rare that I'd even have to buy food for myself.  In Bango, I ate most of my meals with ...

Joal, Joal, Senegal travel blog

Joal

A travel blog entry by freddie_senegal

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Went to Joal today for a little fishing A 2 hr drive frm Dakar, Joal was once a small fishing village...but now is a touristic centre and has grown over the years...it now holds similar reputation as Saly a very popular town among tourists coming from ...

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