Travel Blogs from Senegal

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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


mon village, Pambal, Senegal travel blog

mon village

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas


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


A travel blog entry by churisuta


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


... 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


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


A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus


... 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


A travel blog entry by freddie_senegal


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 now holds similar reputation as Saly a very popular town among tourists coming from ...

I have arrived!, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

I have arrived!

A travel blog entry by rblanchette


There's a certain mystery in the anxiety, excitement, and wonder of traveling. For me this mystery translates into sitting at the airport waiting for your next flight wondering who the person sitting next to you on the plane will be. Everyone has his or ...

Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Goree Island

A travel blog entry by richardlee_sa

Goree Island - ...

Senegal is amazing!!!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Senegal is amazing!!!

A travel blog entry by seyegabriella


School Visit, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

School Visit

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


While here in The Gambia we have met many school children who have asked for pens, balls and other school supplies. While we can't help them all, we did stop at at rural school today, where Pegasus passengers throughout the season have pitched in to ...

Die Gesänge der Bruderschaften, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Die Gesänge der Bruderschaften

A travel blog entry by casanova_f


... , gefährlich und definitiv zu stark!) zu sein und es lässt mich hoffen, dass die maghrebinische Al-Quaida im Senegal nicht Fuß fassen wird können – ganz im Gegensatz zu den Nachbarstaaten Mauratanien oder Mali, wo gestern in Timbuktu (wo ich ja ...

Hello Everyone!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Hello Everyone!

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01


God has put me in a unique position and I only have one road to take. I have seeked the knowledge and know too much to turn back now. Although this path can seem challenging it is nonetheless rewarding. Through perseverance in my effort to help people ...

Morning already?!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Morning already?!

A travel blog entry by briannamae

   Just when I was finally falling asleep, ready to get a good nap in, the time turned from about 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. just like that! I couldn't believe it. Why was the sun out!? AHHH.  It felt like we had just eaten our late night ...

helo, Somewhere in, Senegal travel blog


A travel blog entry by ritaforlove

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chez omar, Kafountine, Senegal travel blog

chez omar

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

kafountine, chez omar... campement dans le jardin... Singe qui passe dans les arbres au dessus de ma tête lorsque je me réveille... Julien rentre en France... Une page de mon voyage qui se tourne... une nouvelle à ...

Timbuktu and back, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Timbuktu and back

A travel blog entry by queenietord


Okay at last Ive got internet access and I can begin to boast about my side trip to timbuktu. We hired a jeep and 4 of us took 5 days to get there and then return and get back to catch up the truck. Grand Pere, the fixer who has been called GP since he ...

A tough week, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A tough week

A travel blog entry by rebeccavitkovit


... '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


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


To see the ...

Birding in Tendaba, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Birding in Tendaba

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


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


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. 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


... 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


... 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


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


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 ...

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