La Voile d'Or

Hann-Belair , Dakar, Senegal | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Hann-Belair , Dakar, is near La Maison des Esclaves and Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary.
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TripAdvisor Reviews La Voile d'Or Dakar

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
 

Travel Blogs from Dakar

I saved Randy Jackson's life last night

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong on Jun 29, 2014

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... of my pictures because I'm sure you all miss me so much.

There isn't anything too exciting besides Goree to write about, so here are my top 25 things I've taken away from this week so far.

1. The streets don't own cattle, cattle own the streets.

2. The women here are raised to be morally and physically strong. So I'm walking around here thinking that it was because everyone is mean but the lesser amount of emotion you show ...

Senegal and the Slave Trade

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe on Jan 26, 2014

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... a bit, enjoying the sea breeze before gingerly picking our way down the hill again. On the way I saw some ladies selling colourful African sarongs; a purple and yellow one caught my eye so I asked her how much. “20 Euros” she replied (she’s got to be joking!) but we bartered her down to 10 Euros.

Immediately afterwards another seller came over to me and said “You’ve bought something from her, now buy something from me. ...

Spanners are not Cest Bon!!

A travel blog entry by mushbird25 on Dec 12, 2013

1 comment, 12 photos

... received a visit from a man in a security top who seemed happy enough to let us camp with only Steve's shirt as payment = result!
After a heavy night we were back in Dakar. Those of us who weren't hungover decided to visit Goree Island which was originally a slave island. We missed the early ferry so killed some time looking at the market. Unfortunately the city folk are pretty annoying and spent ...

Westernmost Point Of Africa

A travel blog entry by parleusted on Jan 15, 2013

3 comments, 21 photos

... balconies and trailing bougainvillea adding color. At the southern tip of the island is the Castel, a Dutch building from the 17th century, that was constructed well before the slave house was built. Walking up the rocky plateau over which it has been built, one has an excellent views over the island and across the water to Dakar. We spent the afternoon walking around quiet and shaded streets of the island before returning to noisy Dakar.

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The Story About Dakar and Thanksgiving

A travel blog entry by kellyrose on Nov 25, 2012

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... work) each February as an excuse to drink alcohol and be American. The house cleaning was very productive and the house looks more like a Goodwill store now than a dumpsite, which is good. There is always an allotted plot at each regional house where volunteers take and give their old clothing. Some things are so ridiculous and were hopefully only purchased to wear as a costume (tutu, glitter blazer with shoulder pads, track suit) but there ...