Travel Blogs from Senegal

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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 ...

La fin du Sénégal !, Kaffrine, Senegal travel blog

La fin du Sénégal !

A travel blog entry by negesotoubabouw

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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 ...

Day 5, Darkar Senegal , Senegal travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by jordan00

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Today we walked around Dakar, and got a taste of the culture. We witnessed a Senegal wedding and watched some Senegalese street performers. We bought some fresh exotic fruit like, Baobab fruit from the markets on the street, and some beautiful jewelry ...

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 ...

Dakar, Gorée en het roze meer deel 1, Gorée, Senegal travel blog

Dakar, Gorée en het roze meer deel 1

A travel blog entry by flight-mode

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... eiland in Franse handen. In 1758 werd het weer Engels. Later kwamen de Fransen terug en voegden het bij hun kolonie Senegal, tot de onafhankelijkheid van Senegal in 1960. Door de invloeden van de verschillende overheersers (Portugezen, Hollanders, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Séjour au village de Ndem, Ndem, Senegal travel blog

Séjour au village de Ndem

A travel blog entry by negesotoubabouw

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Après notre journée de chantier et de collectif à Mbacké Kadior, nous partons dans le pick up de Mathilde avec Seydou, Claire et Patricia : cap sur l'ONG de Ndem, que nos amis de Saint-Louis souhaitent visiter. La plupart des artisans de l'ONG ...

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 ...

Family reunion!, Katoudié, Senegal travel blog

Family reunion!

A travel blog entry by kmbadieme

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... of air conditioning (to the extent a small cabin can offer). Bacary has made a few keen observations while here in Senegal..."there's a lot of black people here" and wondered why "they are speaking Spanish". All of the luggage arrived safely again ...

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 ...

A day around Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A day around Dakar

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... post-truth world. There really are places known to have been major transit points for slaves, but they’re mostly elsewhere in Senegal and in Ghana and Benin. There really are doors of no return that still exist. I’ve seen them and visited ...

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 - ...

Tambacounda 1000 KM detour around Gambia, Tambacounda Senegal , Senegal travel blog

Tambacounda 1000 KM detour around Gambia

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... poultry is carried on bikes by their legs, and goats similarly on the tanks of motorbikes.     The road signs in Senegal have been quite good, and our new, recycled Tom Tom, which we named Dermie, because Des programmed in an Irish accent, ...

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 ...

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