Residence Madamel

Almadies, route du Meridien President, Dakar, 24561, Senegal | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Almadies, route du Meridien President, Dakar.
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Travel Blogs from Dakar

I hate liver.

A travel blog entry by liz_singanong on Jul 07, 2014

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... shiny and rich and the biggest problem I face on a daily basis is trying to decide what I want from Starbucks. (Well, depending on the day, they aren't completely far from the truth.... Sometimes Netflix gets in the way.) These things just really made me stare our political system in the face for a little. Don't worry, I'll come back normal and patriotic as ever, promise.

End rant, cue me giving you permission to now laugh at my love life, or the lack there of. ...

Senegal and the Slave Trade

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe on Jan 26, 2014

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... keep another human in chains. The slave trade is a shameful and disgusting history of man’s cruelty to man.

We were shown the long corridor down which the slaves were herded onto the waiting ships, after which it was “goodbye Africa” and off to the unknown. Large numbers of slaves were shipped to America, the Caribbean and Brazil, which explains the many cultures of these countries; most of the black people there can trace their ...

Spanners are not Cest Bon!!

A travel blog entry by mushbird25 on Dec 12, 2013

1 comment, 12 photos

... explore in the local town and managed to find a lush ice cream shop!
On our arrival at camp the owners had decided to double their prices so we decided to pack up and head out to the 'pink lake'. The drive was a long and painful one, it was supposed to take about an hour but we were having problems with the truck breaking down due to blocked fuel filters so we spent a couple of hours trying to ...

Westernmost Point Of Africa

A travel blog entry by parleusted on Jan 15, 2013

3 comments, 21 photos

... ride from the Port of Dakar is the tranquil Ile d Goree. It is a significant symbol and reminder of the horrors of the slave trade. One of the earliest European settlements along the Senegalese coast, it was an important trading center during the 18th and 19th centuries. Trade included both material goods and slaves. Merchants built houses in which they would live or work in the upper storey and store their 'cargoes' on the lower floor.

La ...

Christmas Week and a Little Update

A travel blog entry by kellyrose on Dec 30, 2012

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... along in past posts). None of the pieces are works of art but they are informative. The newsletters come out quarterly so it’s not too much of a commitment, which I like. I will start to post either my more interesting articles or the whole newsletter in case any of you feel like you don’t read enough about life on the big continent. Take care my fellow readers, thanks for taking time to see life through my eyes and until next time.
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