Travel Blogs from Dakar, Senegal

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Goal!!!!!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Goal!!!!!

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

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... anything!   The game itself was amazing. I'll spare you the play-by-play, but you should know that Burkina beat Senegal in Burkina a while back but had since been eliminated from the Cup...lending that much more importance to a victory for Senegal. ...

Taxi ride, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Taxi ride

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

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... a special event to create awareness and talk about solutions and possible intervention. We met with various people and chatted about Senegal and traveling, he and I reminisced about our time traveling in the States and the funny characters in our group. ...

Day out, Lac Rose, Senegal travel blog

Day out

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

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... there before I leave!   Several of us set out for a day trip Sunday, to the Lac rose (Pink Lake) where the Paris-Dakar rally ends up. I'm sorry, basically all I know is it's a car/truck/motorcycle race that starts and ends in the obvious cities, ...

The Man of Still..., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Man of Still...

A travel blog entry by dsslack

... .  Nothing.  No one speaks English.  This hospital is a large campus and no one apparently has emergencies in Senegal.  And I am not getting any better.  I can feel my fever getting higher, pain worsening, TD turned into ...

Out of Western Africa and onto Southern Africa, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Out of Western Africa and onto Southern Africa

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... lost our rancor and had a good laugh at this bizarre episode. Despite its lofty status as the air hub of the region, Dakar airport is a modest, sparsely populated building with a handful of flights in a day. Strangely, we found that the free WiFi worked ...

The Journey Meets an Octaogn..., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Journey Meets an Octaogn...

A travel blog entry by dsslack

... the entire country hadn't any ATM's.  They agreed to spot me the fare and anything else I needed until we arrived in Senegal.  Extremely grateful and cheerful all 7 of us squeeze into this station wagon 7 hours to the border.  This ...

one stop day, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

one stop day

A travel blog entry by kaya_travel

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il de goree; prom do Ziguinchor, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

il de goree; prom do Ziguinchor

A travel blog entry by kaya_travel

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Westernmost Point Of Africa, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Westernmost Point Of Africa

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... African icon in our minds.  After weeks of driving through desert landscape, the gradual appearance of trees near the Senegal border was a welcome sight and the baobab, with it striking 'roots-in-the-air' appearance, particularly stands out among ...

Lac Retba, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Lac Retba

A travel blog entry by kaya_travel

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The Gambia river and bright lights of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Gambia river and bright lights of Dakar

A travel blog entry by nickyloo

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... ; It is a strange little country when you look at it on a map.  Like a slither taken out of the middle of Senegal with a massive river slicing through the middle.  We spent our first night at a place called Bintang Bolong where we relaxed by a ...

Ile de Goree, Senegal, October 27, 2007, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Ile de Goree, Senegal, October 27, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... several miles out in the harbor with a French/Dutch colonial town and fort, is a short excursion by frequent tour boats and Dakar's star attraction.  Goree is neat and clean and picturesque in the way that tourist spots are expected to be, more like ...

Dakar, Senegal, October 26 - 27, 2007, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar, Senegal, October 26 - 27, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... the finer things all come with a very steep price tag and most of the population just does without, many virtually without anything.  Dakar was the first place I noticed it but it turned out to be the case for most of West African cities that most ...

Conference and customer meetings in Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Conference and customer meetings in Dakar

A travel blog entry by ayan-j

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Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by derrick241

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... they are down we don’t see anything, so its swings and roundabouts We are leaving here in the morning, I won’t miss Dakar and the pollution, the whole place just smells dirty and everyone wants to be your best mate because you are white A ...

We are leaving Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

We are leaving Dakar

A travel blog entry by derrick241

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... through Mali, so it’s going to be another long truck trip, with not much to look at I won’t be sorry to leave Senegal, Dakar and the rubbish and pollution It’s going to take us several days to get across Mali, it’s going to be camp ...

Crocs, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Crocs

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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Today we explored Banjul, the capital of The Gambia. We started at the National History Museum and continued on to a crocodile pool frequented by local women hoping to get pregnant. Legend has it that a bath with the crocs helps improve fertility. Not ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by sayres

Basically stopping for visa's again.  This time for ...

vive lelectricite senegalaise, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

vive lelectricite senegalaise

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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... mboro sur mer... cest a 3 heures de car de pikine mais cest telllllllllllllement beau la bas... dailleurs les plages du senegal sont assez exceptionnelles en general je dirais! cetait bien agreable nous etions 86 petits toubabs a festoyer tous en coeur ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by isidor

Dakar. Finish of travel for my fellow travellers. I return to ...

Big surf and an injured pelican, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Big surf and an injured pelican

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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16th December Drove to just outside Dakar, the capital. The surf boomed into the bay. The campsite has a 'tame' rescued pelican with a broken wing. Camped. 17th December We got visas for Sierra Leone. Camped. 18th December Awoke with a bad ...

New Years Day in Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

New Years Day in Dakar

A travel blog entry by casserlyjim

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We arrived in Dakar almost precisely at 5:00 AM (Midnight back in Baltimore) and wished each other Happy New Year.  Dakar International airport was no big city transportation center.  The plane we got off seemed bigger than the terminal.  ...

Walk along the Coast, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Walk along the Coast

A travel blog entry by casserlyjim

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After lunch we took a walk along the Atlantic Coast, very scenic, couldn't take enough pictures.    The beach was about 50 feet down a cliff.  The girls climbed down and walked out along a jetty.   I stayed up top and ...

The things I would do for some hummus right now..., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The things I would do for some hummus right now...

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

And 25 other things I wish I had packed: 1. Also, guacamole. 2. More Dramamine 3. Hydrogen peroxide  4. A Tropical Smoothie 5. Waffle fries 6. Bagels 7. An Amish person 8. AC 9. My dog 10. My car 11. An extension cord with converters  12. More ...

Back to Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Back to Dakar

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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After a final dinner aboard the Pegasus we set sail for Dakar, where we disembarked this morning. From the port we headed to the famed pink lake outside the city. There we learned how the lake is mined for salt and visited a Fulani village. While there, ...

I have arrived!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

I have arrived!

A travel blog entry by firesinger

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Salaamaalekum! (Peace be with you, a common greeting) I have arrived in Senegal and am currently at the Suffolk University Dakar Campus (yes, the Suffolk in Boston, but it's a campus they built that draws students from Senegal and West Africa, not ...

Mon arrivée, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Mon arrivée

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas

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... le dos des malades). En après-midi, nous sommes allés visités le pavillon de maternité à l’hôpital général à Dakar. Nous avons pu prendre des bébés naissants, voir où les césariennes se faisaient, comment étaient organisés les unités ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by isidor

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Update #3, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Update #3

A travel blog entry by lori_senegal08

Hello again!!!   I had sometime left over on my card so I figured I'd share another amusing story since there weren't as many in my last email.  While my sister and I were at Kayar (the fishing village) we of course stood out.  So we were ...

au senegal enfin, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

au senegal enfin

A travel blog entry by claudinelabine

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allo gang de vous autres!! Desole si je me suis fait attendre avant de donner des nouvelles; il y avait des problemes d Internet a Dakar a mon arrivee donc jai du attendre d etre a pikine pour vous ecrire. Pikine est une banlieue de dakar cest cool ...

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