Travel Blogs from Senegal

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A tough week, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A tough week

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit

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... 't support me or try and help me, they just leave me.  I think that is generalmly the way stuff is done in Senegal schools though Tuesday afternoon I went to see a project which works with street kids... Looked so much more relaxed and fun ...

Arrivée à Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Arrivée à Dakar

A travel blog entry by ktnf

Point de chute avant de partir vers saint ...

Hustling the hustlers on the streets of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Hustling the hustlers on the streets of Dakar

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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Dakar is a buzzing, colourful and vibrant place of crowded streets where bright and battered car rapides, aging buses, taxis, animals, stall holders, cart drivers, and old women with impossible loads balanced on their heads compete ...

And over the border on Christmas day, Senegal, Senegal travel blog

And over the border on Christmas day

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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To see the ...

Birding in Tendaba, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Birding in Tendaba

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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This morning we woke up early and boarded a motor pirogue with our naturalist, Assan, and explored some of the small, mangrove-lined "bolongs" that feed the river. We must have spotted over 20 species of birds, from kingfishers to eagles. We also spotted ...

Africa: Take 2, St. Louis, Senegal travel blog

Africa: Take 2

A travel blog entry by firesinger

... more about all this tomorrow, but for now, here's an excerpt from an email I just sent my parents: I made it safely back to Senegal, though I didn't sleep much on the plane. I was able to catch a taxi from the airport to my homestay, then my mother ...

camping, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

camping

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

More exciting news.. we finally have electricity in the apartment! We didn't have electricity for the first week and when it was finally turned on the water was shut off. Yay...no water, back to washing my hair in a bucket.. and the extended camping ...

What a way to make a living!, Joal Fadiouth, Senegal travel blog

What a way to make a living!

A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal

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... top of lessons and clubs there’s Amee’s birthday, a trip to Saint Louis for the ‘English Teachers of Senegal’ conference, a trip to Dakar for the British Embassy’s Carol Service (where Amee is accompanying!) and a wedding. ...

Travelling to the Guinean border, Kalifourou, Senegal travel blog

Travelling to the Guinean border

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... from Dakar to Tambacounda) (7.45AM - 5,15PM). It also took us across the Gambia River which forms the southern border with Senegal. I have seen termite mounts for the first time this afternoon! The land is so scorched around here too. We kept driving ...

The arrival at Dakar and the journey to Saly, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The arrival at Dakar and the journey to Saly

A travel blog entry by paedrus

Good evening! At 22h50 (more or less), we finally landed at the Dakar International Airport. When arriving at the terminal, in front of us 4 huge queues for the customs police. It took us about 30 minutes for passport check and enter the country. After ...

Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Goree Island

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

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As a nice weekend break from my week of training in our Senegal office, I got the chance to visit Goree Island.  Goree Island, also known as House of Slaves, used to be a be a slave island during European colonization from 1536 to 1815 (almost 300 ...

Pictures of Slavery, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Pictures of Slavery

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

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It was incredibly humbling to be in the place where for 300 years, human beings were captured and held like animals, until the day when they were herded through the door unto the slave ships.  Many died in this place, many more died on the slave ...

Update # 4, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Update # 4

A travel blog entry by lori_senegal08

Bonjour tout le monde!!!   I had some free time so I thought I would go ahead and drop the 50 cents for an hour's worth or Internet and send and update on my "adventures."  Sarah and I left Dakar on Wednesday and headed to Saint Louis.  We ...

6e semaine suite, Keur saib, Senegal travel blog

6e semaine suite

A travel blog entry by berniers

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Trip to Pikine, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Trip to Pikine

A travel blog entry by ejcasey

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... group and followed us out to our buses to tell us goodbye. It was a crazy but amazing start to my trip here in Senegal. I was joking with Mom that it may have been a better transition into international travel if I would have experienced Mexico first, ...

Just another day in Tambacounda, Senegal., Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Just another day in Tambacounda, Senegal.

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

... exchange 10,000D for CFA, and what the rate would be. (Keep in mind, this amount is close to one's annual salary in Senegal and we were asking to exchange this amount right then and there). The rates they were giving us were horrible, but really we ...

Projects and Podcasts, Vélingara, Senegal travel blog

Projects and Podcasts

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

So I know it has been a bit since I have posted last, and it's due to a mélange of things. I have not had a lot of "what should I do now" time at site, I have been traveling around country for both work and pleasure. Also, I have not found anything that ...

Getting the answers from the locals, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Getting the answers from the locals

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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Maandag en dinsdag waren zowat de belangrijkste dagen van mijn onderzoek hier. We hebben groepsdiscussies gehouden om de laatste antwoorden op onze vragen te krijgen. Gelukkig waren de antwoorden op beide dagen vergelijkbaar, hoewel er wel een groot ...

Tambacounda, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Tambacounda

A travel blog entry by isidor

Tambacounda ...

Départ, France, France travel blog

Départ

A travel blog entry by thiaba.ndiaye

Me voici, me ...

sweet lil islands, Elinkine, Senegal travel blog

sweet lil islands

A travel blog entry by churisuta

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So this is Elenkine, a sweet little fisher's village. We stayed only for one night, but we had a nice moment before arriving when our taxi broke down and we watched the full moon, danced on the road and called our family ;)  the next morning we left ...

Apr 06, 2011, Passi, Senegal travel blog

Apr 06, 2011

A travel blog entry by nikenkatrien

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In transit, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

In transit

A travel blog entry by hlgunst

Transit. ...

I saved Randy Jackson's life last night, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

I saved Randy Jackson's life last night

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

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... because everyone is mean but the lesser amount of emotion you show on the streets, the stronger you portray yourself.  3. Senegal is mostly Muslim, but the few other religions there are (Christians, Catholics, etc.) are centralized in Dakar. 4. The ...

Big entry Pt 1- work and other productive things, St Louis, Senegal travel blog

Big entry Pt 1- work and other productive things

A travel blog entry by nrubin

... in the area.  This girl (she is actually from DC which is cool) got a grant to work with girls soccer teams in Senegal and is organizing a tournament in Dakar and St Louis as well as girls leadership activities.  Although I'm more interested in just ...

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