Rysara Hotel

8 Avenue des Jambaars, Dakar, 0000, Senegal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dakar

A weekend of exploring

A travel blog entry by rblanchette

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... that’s due to weather conditions. It was still cool to see. The water was warm, and salty! The lake sometimes appears pink due to its high salt contents (ten times higher than the ocean). The pool and the tanning were also amazing. We spent a few hours there before heading to l’Ile de Gorée where we spent the night. This was quite the experience for Alex and I. The best way to describe this island is how Lonely Planet describes it: "Ruled in succession by ...

A colourful and interesting visit to Dakar

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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... Magnificent views none the less.By now it was lunchtime and the traffic was busy as people were either taking their lunch break from work or leaving school for the day, despite schooling not being compulsory the schools are in 2 sessions one in the morning and one in the afternoon.It's been just a half day tour and although a very poor city in parts Dakar has been a very interesting insight into life in Western Africa.Now for a cool drink.
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Tabaski in Senegal

A travel blog entry by luv2srff

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... The place is pretty much what I imagine heaven to be like. I happened to be in Senegal during the Tabaski holiday. Senegal is a Muslim country and Tabaski is the equivalent of our Christmas. It is a time for dressing up in traditional style clothing, being with family and slaughtering goats. Lots of goats. If you are an animal rights activist you would lose your mind. Goats were all over Senegal leading up to Tabaski. Apparently, they even had a ...

Hello Madam Secretary!

A travel blog entry by kellyrose

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... in which each of the trainees, one member of their host family, our language teachers and other Peace Corps staff get together for a few hours for dinner and a reception. None of us are really positive on who exactly is coming from our family, since the invitations were sent out after we were back in Thies, but I believe its my host mom. I am excited for tonight not only because of the good food that we are going to get to eat but also because my mom ...

BATTLE AT THE PORT OF INJUSTICE

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... who could read the future in the Koran). The marabous sould various mystical services to the common people and often became rich. Papu hadn't studied Islam for decades to become a marabou, yet he consr didered himself a "byfal" (a man who dedicated his life to the service of marabous). The byfals often wore dreadlocks and could be seen begging for rice and change. Senegal's favorite historical figures, ...

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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding