Travel Blogs from Dakar
De kenners weten dat ik rook .. Op mijn pakje Marlboro staat bovengetittelde tekst ..
Had nooit gedacht dat ik zou huilen, maar bij het oprijden van de "Place de l' Indépendance" te Dakar (vergelijkbaar Groenplaats A'pen) weet ik dat het Novotel juist om de hoek is .. aan de ingang een glunderende Susie (de sukkel staat al 3 uur te wachten .. …
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After a dusty journey from Banjul to Saly in Senegal last night - we have now arrived in Dakar. The expressway into the city made life a little easier however the road through Rufisque and Tiaroye is still very congested. We stayed in Grazia Maria, a small guest house on the edge of Saly on Wednesday night and enjoyed shrimp brochettes at a beachside cafe for lunch.
... and then a ferry to Il de Goree. After deciding I was going to return and live in N'gor my plans went out the window when we got to Goree. An island crammed with stunning French colonial buildings and lanes and streets turned into shadowy arches by vines and bougainvillea, it felt like walking back in time. At this point I became a bit trigger happy with my camera and now have albums of doors and windows! Even with nothing specifically to do on the island we were content to ...
... past the heavily fortified US embassy and paused to read the notice board that displayed details on how to apply for a visa to the US.
Continuing west, the Route de a Corniche- Ouest (Western Corniche) is a great place for a view of the Atlantic Ocean. To finish the loop, we walked up Avenue Pompidou in the direction of the city center, not realizing that we were headed directly into the underbelly of the city - seedy surroundings, narrow ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility