Le Lodge des Almadies

Route de L'OCI- Almadies, Dakar, Senegal | Hotel
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A weekend of exploring

A travel blog entry by rblanchette


... I would recommend it to absolutely everyone. I don’t know if I enjoyed it so much because the story and events were intriguing and capturing, or if it’s because it really makes you think about life, fate, destiny, and faith which seem to have been a theme in this trip so far. Anyways, I’m going to leave you with a passage of the book that I want to share, because I thought it was pretty deep, and words that I myself try to live by:

Each day in ...

Tabaski in Senegal

A travel blog entry by luv2srff


... October is supposed to be one of the best months to surf in Senegal. The winds are the lightest at this time of year but we had pretty heavy onshore winds a lot of the days so quite often the waves were pretty choppy. The reef is also incredibly uneven, which kind of screwed up the way the waves would break. There would be very fast sections and then all the sudden it would get very slow. Could be a bit frustrating at times. Definitely not ...


A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus


... cell phone.
Port security said I might catch Mousou Ndiaye (the jerk) when he stepped out of his office. The security guards said they'd pay the extra 5400 Francs for me if they had the money. But, I didn't want that. I wanted to be given a fair price.
Standing near the ticket counter, I watched a TV monitor which displayed the prices. It said (mistakenly) that non-residents of Senegal should pay ...

Nous Sommes Ici

A travel blog entry by kellyrose


... cultural training, language, diversity, and functions of the Peace Corps. All of these topics are of course ongoing and we are just now getting into our language training that we will be able to use once we get to our permanent sites in August. Speaking of language, today I learned that I will be on of the two volunteers in my stage that will be learning Pulaar and I will be concentrating on the dialect that is spoken in the southern part of Senegal. It was very interesting learning ...

Hustling the hustlers on the streets of Dakar

A travel blog entry by robspackman


... to myself as this deal represented a significant success: Africans 100, Rob 1. At least I was off the mark. Hustling with the best of them, and what is more enjoying it.

My only hope: I never encounter Big Daddy, or his henchmen, again after they've spent five minutes with that phone.

Rob Spackman, St Louis, 12th November

We stayed Hotel Provencal by Place D'Independence. 14000cfa Dbl PPP. Cheap, worn and not fantastically clean but friendly

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This hotel, located on Route de L'OCI- Almadies, Dakar, is near La Maison des Esclaves, Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, and Goree Island.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good