Travel Blogs from Senegal

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A expulsão (Fr+Pt), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

A expulsão (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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Depuis quelques jours je le sentais venir, la taquinerie avait cédé sa place à des remarques ironiques, je refusait de le croire malgré mon malaise grandissant, je me disait que ce n'était que dans ma tête, mais elles s'enchaînaient et de plus en ...

Day 12 : Nouakchott - Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Day 12 : Nouakchott - Saint-Louis

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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... cyber-to-be's managers. So it took us only seconds to take the pist to Diama, 80 kms between the 2 countries along the Senegal River and the XXXXXX National Park. On our way we met only few people (apart from some police checks) including a Gambian ...

Day 6, st louis, Senegal travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by liselle

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So I am now on day 6 and I have finally found an internet cafe with a decent connection! After my induction I felt a bit more settled and got an idea of what things are going to be like in St Louis. Started my french lessons this week but dont think ...

Day 99 : Ngaparou - Tamba, Tambacounda, Senegal travel blog

Day 99 : Ngaparou - Tamba

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

Aujourd'hui nous avons quitté Sidy, Ngaparou et la Petite-Côte avec Kaly pour rejoindre Tambacounda. La route jusqu'à Kaolack était excellente. Comme nous étions en surnombre, un policier nous a réprimendé lors d'un contrôle, mais nous avons ...

First days, st louis, Senegal travel blog

First days

A travel blog entry by liselle

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First few days here and everything is good...overwhelming at first but now I am settling in. my host family are lovely and luckily the dad speaks english!!!! starting my french lessons today so hopefully things will get easier in that respect:. Did my ...

Frontiere Gambie - Senegal a cheval, Pata, Senegal travel blog

Frontiere Gambie - Senegal a cheval

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

Passer une frontiere en trouan comme unique moyen de locomotion une carriole a Cheval. Et 2 heures de cheval plus tard a travers des petits villages et des pistes de sables, j arrive a la frontiere. Je cherche le douanier qui joue a la belote, et j ...

A few pictures!, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

A few pictures!

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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hello! thought i'd include a few pictures from the past six months. i'm hoping to add more within the next couple of ...

Life in Kolda, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Life in Kolda

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

... ideas for packages sent my way. Gladly, ill include some of my latest ideas. Jennifer Neves PCV BP 278 Kolda Senegal, West Africa Crystal light tea mixes any form of candy :) dried fruit Oatmeal or cream of wheat antibacterial soap (rainy ...

a few photos, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

a few photos

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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Here are a few photos, enjoy! ...

fishin' for food, Fongolimbi, Senegal travel blog

fishin' for food

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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Hello! I hope a pleasant Holiday season was had by all! I found my way back to Kolda yesterday on the 13 hour car ride from Kedegou with only one slight incident. Tabaski (Jan 10th) is the largest of the Muslim holidays and generally includes the ...

Cranky pants, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Cranky pants

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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Hello! Id like to start this message out by saying that i've never been so cranky in my whole life. For the past five days (today is day six) i have been fasting with my Senegalese family and friends. Ramadan began on the fifth of October and will ...

In Service Training, Thies, Senegal travel blog

In Service Training

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

... including poultry and gineau fowl. Im going to skip the chicken raising considering they require a lot of vaccinations here in Senegal. I'll keep you posted on the rabbit situation. Once i get back to Kolda things will unfornunately start to slow ...

2008: a year to be entirely spent in AFRICA, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

2008: a year to be entirely spent in AFRICA

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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... and last night for New Years, the party of the yougins, we had a disco at the school and I had a real good taste of modern Senegal dance.  It was all really great but I felt like a spectator, an observer, not really part of it...looking at it all ...

JP et GG chez les Toucouleur (cf. Tintin au Congo), Matam, Senegal travel blog

JP et GG chez les Toucouleur (cf. Tintin au Congo)

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Sur une piste longeant le fleuve, nous voyons un attroupement de femmes dans un village qui nous font de grands signes. Nous stoppons, sommes autorisés à prendre films et photos. Elles dansent et chantent pour nous et nous expliquent rapidement ...

Saint louis, Near Saint louis, Senegal travel blog

Saint louis

A travel blog entry by matcel

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We finally arrived at Saint louis a beautiful and rich city which remembers us the mood of Europe. There is indeed in this city drinkable water, showers and many things that we didn't find elsewhere. We spent the first in Saint Louis, visiting with Bago ...

Foundiougne, Foundiougne, Senegal travel blog

Foundiougne

A travel blog entry by matcel

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We departed from Pointe de sarène and took a special car, the one which you can be 10 inside, to go to Mbour and from there a bus was supposed to go to foundiougne. We arrived at Mbour which is a typical city of sénégal, this is to say that there is ...

Quando a marcha compensa (Fr+Pt), Mbour, Senegal travel blog

Quando a marcha compensa (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... à estrada. Actualmente vai a França uma vez por ano para trabalhar 2 meses durante a época das colheitas e depois volta para o Senegal onde não faz a ponta dum corno durante os 9 meses que restam. Casou com uma senegalesa e tem um kanuko. O kota é ...

Ending with a bang, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Ending with a bang

A travel blog entry by sarakmills

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... guide, Doudou, and a driver.  Doudou went to university for geography and history and is a wealth of information about not just Senegal but Africa.  Our driver was also named Doudou, so in French, I was with "deux Doudous" all day, which sounds ...

Ausflüge in und um Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Ausflüge in und um Dakar

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann

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Die letzten Tage habe ich hier in Dakar bzw. mit Ausflügen in die Umgebung verbracht. Außerdem hab ichs mal wieder geschafft, mir einen Nerv im Rücken einzuklemmen oder so was, so dass ich tagelang ziemlich Schmerzen hatte. Dazu kamen ein paar ...

Birding Confessions, Toubakouta, Senegal travel blog

Birding Confessions

A travel blog entry by sweet2thlh

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... friend with a knowing smile on his face, sensibly opted not to comment. For the three days we were wandering around Senegal he pointed out various feathered creatures as I feigned disinterest with decreasing success. By the time we returned to The ...

Cap Skirring, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Cap Skirring

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann

Wir sind dann doch noch nach Cap Skirring gekommen, Marius hat uns gefahren, mit Madame Cisse´ Auto. Die Gelegenheit wollten sich natürlich viele nicht entgehen lassen. Der Pick up hielt kurz und schon war die Ladefläche überfüllt von Leuten. Meine ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by antje.gohmann

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... steht sehr malerisch ganz in Strandnähe in einer kleinen Bucht. Dort bot sich mir dann auch das typische Senegal-Postkarten-Motiv: Fischer, die mit ihren Pirogen aufs Meer rausfahren, dem Sonnenuntergang entgegen. Kitschig schön. Abends gings wieder ...

Day 97 : Palmarin - Somone, Somone, Senegal travel blog

Day 97 : Palmarin - Somone

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

Today we went back to Somone to bring Sidy back there. Once arrived we left him go to work while we'd go to the Lagoon. After a quick picnic we had a long bath in the very hot water. Once finished we went back to see Sidy, who once again helped us out ...

Day 98 : Somone, Somone, Senegal travel blog

Day 98 : Somone

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

Après être rentrés bien tard, nous avons passé une bonne nuit de sommeil et je me suis levé tardivement. J'ai alors entrepris, non sans mal compte tenu de vis bien rouillées, la réparation du phare gauche du Pinz et Mbacke m'a permis de faire ...

Vamos até Dakar (Fr+Pt), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Vamos até Dakar (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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  Après deux heures et demi de marche sous un soleil impitoyable je me suis arrêté dans une station d'essence qui faisait penser à celles des films américains qui sont situés dans ces états pommés en plein milieu du désert, les bagnoles ...

The Settling In, Nguith, Senegal travel blog

The Settling In

A travel blog entry by snowinsenegal

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So the three days following that awful morning were in fact my first really sick days in Africa.  I had a wopping headache that no amount of medicine or visits by the motchkat (medicine man) could lessen and I couldn't keep anything down.  The ...

Keur Massar (Fr+Pt), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Keur Massar (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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Je décide donc de quitter Dakar carrément, mais c'est plus difficile de la traverser en sortant (la banlieue s'étend pour plusieurs kilomètres) qu'en allant vers le centre-ville. Mais je suis déterminé à laisser cet épisode derrière mon dos. 2h ...

Toubab, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Toubab

A travel blog entry by nick.iprogram

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A friend told me before I left Mali for a 4-day excursion that Dakar, Senegal was a great combination of the Europe and West Africa, but I thought of Dakar as a Bamako 2.0. Just seconds outside the airport and I saw all the signs that I was in fact in ...

O Visa (Fr+Pt), Dakar, Senegal travel blog

O Visa (Fr+Pt)

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... com muito melhores modos transmitindo-me porém a noticia que ja esperava « não podemos fazer nada, és como um fantasma no Senegal, agora so tens é de chegar a fronteira com a Gâmbia e explicar a tua situação. Eles serão ...

Idiot trousers!, Ziguinchor, Senegal travel blog

Idiot trousers!

A travel blog entry by trig

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... teaching the guys how to play the epic game 'Sand' which only a few people have ever played before!  We are now back in Senegal, in the Cassamance region which has seen a few troubles in the past and means that if we wonder too far off the track for ...

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