Travel Blogs from Dakar, Senegal

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The 4 year old Racist in my Preschool Class, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The 4 year old Racist in my Preschool Class

A travel blog entry by gholmegholtzman

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A 4 year old's proof that we need to work harder to eliminate racism Today, as I asked my 19, 4-year old preschool children to make a line in pairs of two, before entering class, I decided myself to choose their partners, mixing students who don’t ...

There they go…getting all Senegalese on me.., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

There they go…getting all Senegalese on me..

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

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I cannot contain my laugh, all too often I find myself in a situation where the people I am with 'get all Senegalese on me'. It can happen anywhere, for example, a meeting at work. Last Friday we met with a group of French people who are creating a ...

Do people cuddle in Africa?, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Do people cuddle in Africa?

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong

... I ordered 3 years ago? There's enough here to spare me one. C'mon, God, throw me a bone. 9. I just want to bleach Senegal. Like, clean the streets and improve all of the lives of everyone here because everyone's super nice but sometimes I can't stand the ...

Meet the troubled history of 'Goede Rede', Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Meet the troubled history of 'Goede Rede'

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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Gisterenavond zijn we in de Viavia met 2 Vlamingen aan de praat geraakt. Eén ervan komt al zo'n 10 jaar regelmatig en richtte hier een scouts op voor straatkinderen. Hij had heel wat mooie verhalen te vertellen en ook heel wat tips over ...

Caroline & Nick's week together, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Caroline & Nick's week together

A travel blog entry by nroseveare

I have had an absolutely wonderful week with Nick in Senegal even though he has been working hard for much of it. The first thing to note is that there has not been a single cloud in the sky for the whole week- just brilliant blue skies, sunshine and ...

Exploring Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Exploring Dakar

A travel blog entry by casserlyjim

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... older man directing the others as to who could follow us and who should get lost.  At one point I decided to buy a t-shirt with Senegal flag on it.  We stopped at a shop and the vendor wanted 10,000 CFA which is about $20.  Amber said ...

The Orphanage, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Orphanage

A travel blog entry by ejcasey

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I finally got some sleep...yay!! I slept from about 11:00 pm here to 11:30 am here. It was nice to get that much sleep. I needed it for sure. I got up and took a shower and called Mom to figure out a taxi for me to get to her school. I had no money, ...

Retour à Dakar, Gorée et Lompoul-sur-mer, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Retour à Dakar, Gorée et Lompoul-sur-mer

A travel blog entry by mamaoui

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... si mal. Chez les pères maristes, nous avons simplement pris le temps de mettre nos maillots pour ensuite partir à la plage de Dakar. C’était beau! Les vagues y étaient cependant plutôt fortes. Je me suis beaucoup baignée, et ai mouillé mes ...

Second leg of the trip, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Second leg of the trip

A travel blog entry by siren415

... . These last eight hours are going to be rough but I beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel. We've finally reached Dakar, Senegal. I would've liked to see more but it was still dark out so visibility was limited. That's about all I have to say ...

Because Only Pretty Girls Like You Come To Dakar!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Because Only Pretty Girls Like You Come To Dakar!

A travel blog entry by charlie_ray

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... to take something home that was Senegalese so I can look at it in say 10years time and say oh yes I got that from Senegal... but I keep forgetting that Gambia and Senegal are so similar that most things are the same – including the tacky souvenirs! ...

Spanners are not Cest Bon!!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Spanners are not Cest Bon!!

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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... we didn't need an excuse to celebrate!  It was time to leave Dakar and we were glad to get going, I wasn't too impressed with Dakar and was excited to see Guinea. First stop of the day was to go and see a huge monument which is supposedly the worlds ...

The Accidental American... Somewhere in Africa, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Accidental American... Somewhere in Africa

A travel blog entry by hardiek

... there's nothing like that here.  By some quirk of fate, or some butterfly that happened to flutter by, I find myself in Dakar, Senegal.  This is how most of life works really, isn't it?  Is natural evolution really anything other than a ...

sidenote:, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

sidenote:

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

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Today I had an epiphany, a reality check, or a revelation, whatever you want to call it. I was thinking about my life, what I am doing in Africa and WHY and HOW I got here. I understand this experience will change me, and I came into this accepting that ...

Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... sie erst gegen 7 wieder eingetroffen sind. Ich habe mir am Nachmittag mit Talbot die Ile de Goree angesehen, eine kleine Insel vor Dakar deren traurige Berühmtheit auf ihre Rolle im Sklavenhandel zurück geht. Heute ist es ein idyllischer Ort mit bunt ...

Hello Madam Secretary!, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Hello Madam Secretary!

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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I must say this week has been one of the most interesting that we have had thus far. It has been filled with both highs and lows, and everything in between.We started out the week with a Counterpart Workshop in order to prepare both ourselves and our ...

Air trip, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Air trip

A travel blog entry by momotravel

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A travel blog entry by linerty__28

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A travel blog entry by linerty__28

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Spiritual Guide, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Spiritual Guide

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

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... religion and in this particular case Islam. Unfortunately, Islamic extremism has tainted the vision that many have of religion.  In Senegal, and more specifically Sufism, God is love. This love for God is practiced in the way that you interact with ...

De langverwachte aankomst in Senegal, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

De langverwachte aankomst in Senegal

A travel blog entry by astridvangerven

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... overstaptijd, dus samen met Kaat hebben we wat spelletjes kunnen spelen. Op de vlucht naar Dakar zat ik langs de secretaris-generaal buitenlandse zaken van Senegal die terug kwam van onderhandelingen in Marokko. De krant op het vliegtuig stond vol met ...

Mosquito Net, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Mosquito Net

A travel blog entry by lleitnaker01

Yay I have a mosquito net! No more waking up in the middle of the night to my face being an all you can eat buffet for every mosquito in Africa. Okay well its not that bad but seriously it is so hot here at night that we sleep with the door open and of ...

Dakar and fond farewells, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar and fond farewells

A travel blog entry by francesh

... you could imagine (we were eating lunch and someone tried to sell me and Lucy a bird!!).  I loved seeing another side of Senegal and enjoyed being a tourist for the weekend as well.  Visited the Ile de Gorée, a tiny island about 4km on a ...

First leg of the 17 hour flight is over.., Dakar Africa, Senegal travel blog

First leg of the 17 hour flight is over..

A travel blog entry by cindyv1069

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... he will see to it.   As we reflect on this miracle, we do the happy dance in our seats as we decent into Dakar, Africa for a quick refuel.  We switch seats with our kids and get ready for breakfast and hopefully sleep on the second leg of ...

Arrival in Senegal ..., Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Arrival in Senegal ...

A travel blog entry by mrdeuxchevaux

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Well arrived in Dakar ... after 5h30 of flight ... it's like taking the bus ... to realise that the airport of this capital is quite as big as the one in Deurne-Antwerp ... with the only difference that in Antwerp, the don't lose power every 10 minutes ...

St. Louis - Dakar, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

St. Louis - Dakar

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... . Mit den verfallenden Kolonialbauten und den Pferde- und Eselskarren, die hier immer noch üblich sind,hat der auf einer Insel im Senegal River liegende alte Teil von St. Louis noch immer einen Anklang an die Kolonialzeit. Die Brücke, über die man die ...

Dakar & Ile de Gorée, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Dakar & Ile de Gorée

A travel blog entry by jrouxel

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Dakar and Island of ...

& now the ends come & I must face my final curtain, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

& now the ends come & I must face my final curtain

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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Well here it is - my final blog of this trip {unless something really exciting happens in the next 2 days!!!!!!!!!!} We got into Dakar last night and it is much like any other big African city like Douala or Accra. Last night I had the room to myself ...

The Wassu Stone Circles, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

The Wassu Stone Circles

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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In the afternoon we visited the sacred Wassu Circles, ancient burial grounds with mystical significance. We were guided around the World Heritage Site by 'Stoneman,' the local ...

Market Time, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Market Time

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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Monday is market day in Kuntaur and people flock from miles around. We spent an hour wandering the back alleys, guided by a band of friendly local ...

Heading to Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal travel blog

Heading to Goree Island

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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We are getting ready to board the ferry to Goree Island, one of the busiest trading posts of the slave trade. It should be a fascinating ...

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