Travel Blogs from Senegal

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address information, Thies, Senegal travel blog

address information

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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... well wishing and support. For the first three months my address will be: PCT Jennifer Neves Corps de la Paix B.P. 299 Thies, Senegal West Africa Once i move to my own place i'll send word about the new address.  A couple tips for those ...

Back in Theis, Theis, Senegal travel blog

Back in Theis

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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... thin in two months, but for now he still laughs. From what I've been able to gather there are two cities in Senegal that need urban ag volunteers and that speak primarily Fulakunda.  I will likely be located in either the city of Kolda or ...

Lost at Sea, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Lost at Sea

A travel blog entry by claudiv

Today I learned how to use a sextant in my physics for mariner's class.  If I am ever lost at sea and have my sextant and a watch, I can figure out my latitude and longitude.  A lot of my buddies on board said they were definitely going to get ...

Friday the 13th, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Friday the 13th

A travel blog entry by claudiv

The sea was rocky today.  I think it knew that it was Friday the 13th.  After global studies I had my physics for mariner's midterm.  It wasn't too tough but I got all the true/ false questions to be false so I guess I will see if that was ...

Sub-Sahara, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Sub-Sahara

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx

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... baby from Nouakchott to the border crossing of Rosso, from where we hitched a ride on a ferry to cross the border (the Senegal River marks the boundary between Mauritania and Senegal) and then got a 'sept'-person taxi (only eight adults and one baby this ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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More embassy business this morning (hopefully the last) with cote d ivore and Gabon. The Ivory coast border with Ghana is shut due to an attempted coup, it's seems both countries are blaming each other. We were able to meet with the ambassador for cote d ...

The Travelling Growth: A year on, Pikine, Senegal travel blog

The Travelling Growth: A year on

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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So it has been a whole year since Shaun had placed a sharp razor to his manly face, aiming to be clean shaven for a his last day of work. This therefore announces the first anniversary of 'the travelling growth'. He has done it, 'the travelling growth' ...

Saare Fodde, Saare Fodde, Senegal travel blog

Saare Fodde

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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Hello once again! Its time for the next installment of my adventures in Senegal. I have posted some pictures in this update, as well as in a previous one. Most of the pictures in this update are from a recent trip I took to Saare ('village') Fodde ...

Senegal and Gambia, Cap Skiring, Senegal travel blog

Senegal and Gambia

A travel blog entry by bronwen

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... to lose all the weight you put on in the last couple of weeks! At our last update we were just preparing to enter Senegal through a notoriously bad border crossing and we mentioned 2 Frenchmen in the 2CV trying to get to Dakar, but being shipped off on ...

Bush camping, Middle of nowhere, Senegal travel blog

Bush camping

A travel blog entry by thechans

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Bush Camp, 11/03 Miles Travelled: 16440 We are travelling inland now, toward the Senegal-Mali border. The roads are pretty good, but it's a long journey. We are "bush camping", meaning that we pick a spot where nobody's watching, and drive off ...

Trek for Cheese, City of Cheese, Senegal travel blog

Trek for Cheese

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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Happy Holidays! I'll admit the 90 degree weather makes it difficult to feel the Christmas spirit, however ive found myself a substitute: the spirit of adventure. This brings me to the title of todays entry. As you may or may not know, cheese is not ...

Starting West African camping, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Starting West African camping

A travel blog entry by thechans

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Miles traveled: 15978 Bonjour from West Africa! We are in Dakar, Senegal, on the very westernmost tip of the African continent. This is Nathan's 5th time and Anna's 3rd time to sub-Saharan Africa, with its many cultures, peoples, scenery, and of ...

Chez Dimbo, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Chez Dimbo

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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... and his lifestyle. The Rules of Chez Dimbo (and why I hate them): 1. One must speak English. I didn't come to Senegal to speak English, but I don't mind speaking English with Senegalese people when they want to practice. In this situation, I HATE ...

Toubabs to the Rescue, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Toubabs to the Rescue

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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... way home, I made an ACTUAL rescue when Rachel and I decided to pick up the cutest white (toubab) kitten ever to be spotted in Senegal. We decided that it's a boy although it's a little hard to tell since he can't be more than two weeks old. We fed him ...

Etchwar, Kedougou, Senegal travel blog

Etchwar

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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... with a bit of a stomach ache despite the Dramamine I had taken). We stopped for a night in Tambacounda, a small city in southeastern Senegal, where we stayed at a hotel that had a pool. A pool! It was glorious finally being able to swim in a body of ...

Bassari Village Stay, Kedougou, Senegal travel blog

Bassari Village Stay

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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... and our assistant program director, Bouna, to meet my new Bassari family. The Bassari are an ethnic minority group who live in southeastern Senegal as well as parts of Guinea, and as I learned from my short stay in the village, the Bassari truly live off ...

Leaving Mauritania, Saint-Louis, Senegal travel blog

Leaving Mauritania

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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Heading for the Senegal border.For some reason this site will not allow me to put the park down as a night stop. A British couple who are cycling to The Gambia on a tandem are with us, he has hurt his leg and so we offered to take them to the border. ...

Don't Worry, Be Happy, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Don't Worry, Be Happy

A travel blog entry by lilli466

... cement walls, and imagined what my life would be like if I were to live in this place, in this wonderfully vibrant country of Senegal. I see myself waking up before the sun rises and while the moon is still high in the sky to go for a morning jog as ...

Sour milk sunday!, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Sour milk sunday!

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

... drips constantly off your body because the humidity is so high, and temperatures are in the mid 90s. im in the far south of senegal, so my seasons are not the same as in the north. their rainy season starts later and ends sooner, by almost two months. ...

I've already replaced my family..., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

I've already replaced my family...

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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After an incredible lunch of rice and chicken, a brief orientation meeting, and another amazing meal of beef and vermicelli, some of the other students and I decided to hit the town and explore. We had no clue whatsoever where to tell our cab to take ...

Little Coast, Big Adventure, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Little Coast, Big Adventure

A travel blog entry by lilli466

... house, my university, even my friends and family will have changed and will seem as foreign to me as this country of Senegal once did. Rooming with my friends Biz and Libby, we stayed up late every night talking amongst ourselves or with other students ...

Still visa's, Dakar Senegal, Senegal travel blog

Still visa's

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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15 December A busy day doing not a lot, just the usual bits and pieces whilst waiting for the visa. Slept longer this morning, must have been all that walking up and down hills. 16 December Got the visa for Mali today. Then went to the Cote d'Ivoire ( ...

Lac Rose to Fatick, Mbour, Senegal travel blog

Lac Rose to Fatick

A travel blog entry by beattie99

Not much mileage today only 192km, we got our Gabon visas early and headed straight out of Dakar to lac rose ( that's French for rose lake haha) also the official finish line for the Paris Dakar Rally before it moved to south America! Tick the list! ...

Iwol, Kedougou, Senegal travel blog

Iwol

A travel blog entry by lilli466

... my grandmother lived to an amazing age at 99! In addition to this quiet, calm old woman, we explored the largest baobab in Senegal located near the Bedick village of Iwol. One of the other students decided it would be a good idea to climb up but ...

Insomniac Reflections, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Insomniac Reflections

A travel blog entry by lilli466

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... 3am as I laid in bed, waiting for the electricity to come back on so that I could stop sweating I can't sleep. I'm in Senegal and I can't sleep. I traveled back to the capital city of Dakar from the northern city of Saint Louis today - six hours on a ...

Yes, My Name is Nabou, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Yes, My Name is Nabou

A travel blog entry by lilli466

First of all, it's the 17th of the month which automatically makes it a great day since 17 is my favorite number. It might be a little odd, but it sure does add some fun to my life which is always welcome and encouraged. That said, I wish everyone a very ...

Address Information, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Address Information

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

... be great to avoid further such confrontations, SO, if you send anything along, the correct address is: pcv Jennifer Neves B.P. 278 Kolda Senegal, West Africa thanks so much, and sorry for the mix up. im sure it will all get worked out so that i ...

Merry Christmas!!, Kolda, Senegal travel blog

Merry Christmas!!

A travel blog entry by bronwen

Hi everyone, The last 3 weeks we've been having loads of fun in Senegal and the Gambia, and not going anywhere near the internet! So, with a lack of an update we'd both like to wish you all a very happy Christmas and hope the turkey stuffing is coming ...

Senegal, Saint Louis, Senegal travel blog

Senegal

A travel blog entry by mapoirat

Sur la très bonne idée de mon oncle Yves, je vais vous transmettre mon numéro de compte en banques afin de subventionner mes voyages à venir... Cela permettra de continuer à me faire rêver à vous le faire partager... Qui vote ...

Thanksgiving Without the Turkey, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Thanksgiving Without the Turkey

A travel blog entry by lilli466

... to Thanksgiving were very hard to get through. I'm doing a research project that I'm not too confident about, my friends in Senegal are all spread out over the country doing their own research projects, and all of my family and friends were spending time ...

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