Awa Plaza Seaside Hotel

Dakar, Senegal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dakar

West African Dakari - On the rocks with a twist

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin


... over into Senegal. Then the fun began..... We decided to go for the cheaper option and bus it to Dakar rather than a 7-seater taxi. Bad call number 1. We got on the bus without any provisions as we had no small denominations of CFA (west African francs). Bad move number 2. We didn't notice the 3 babies already on board our bus. 3rd mistake. We failed to notice our driver was about 12 years old. Error number 4. Summary of the subsequent two hours: Bus remains stationary, ...

It began in Africa!

A travel blog entry by trig


... of the excitement so far came from the airport. I’m sure our French pilot was drunk on vino because he smashed the plane into the tarmac at Dakar crashing his way to the top of my list of worst ever landings! Now the airport was always going to be chaotic and it didn’t disappoint. People trying to lead me to my bag which was apparently some other place when I could quite clearly see it coming round on the carousel I was waiting at. I escaped the airport ...


A travel blog entry by carlosherbane


Great night's sleep! I got up early an spoke with the UK (mum) for a while before frying up 28 eggs for breakfast. I did not realise it last night (as we arrived in the dark) but we were camped right next to the beach t the mouth of the Senegal River to the north). What a lovely spot.

Coming out of St. Louis was a more familiar experience: the sight, sound, smell overload. People everywhere, lots of ...


A travel blog entry by stevelegassick


... led to another, the police showed up when I asked for them (the were 20 feet away) and I gave the cops my camera, they handed it to the security guys, and off they went, without providing a receipt.

The cop (who was a nice, cool guy who laughed at this stupidity with me) escorted me go all the way back to my hotel (20 mins each way) to get my passport, which for some reason I also had to hand over to these embassy idiots who disappeared with it inside. ...


A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


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 sure about that, but the crocs certainly were ...


This hotel, located in Dakar, is near La Maison des Esclaves, Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, and Goree Island.
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