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The Spoils of Tabaski on Shell island

USA | Mon, 11 Jul 2016 | By jcaro | Views [383]

In a fit of restless ambition we made our way from Dakar to a small fishing village in the south of Senegal. We arrived early in the morning and before finding a place to stay on the mainland of Joal we decided to take the stroll over the narrow wooden ... Read more >

Tags: africa, celebration, dakar, family, festival, goat, joal, joal-fadiouth, mutton, tabaski

First Sights in Dakar

SENEGAL | Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By kakimono | Views [464]

 One of the first rules of going to a place like Senegal is to keep an open mind. Senegal is a “least developed country,” and constant wishful reminisces to how things are in the United States or Morocco will just lead to disappointment ... Read more >

Tags: airplane, airport, dakar, water


SENEGAL | Mon, 7 Oct 2013 | By thefoodpilgrims | Views [372]

Further down along the West Atlantic coast of Africa, beyond the Sahara, the great waterless sea, in a place where sandy winds cloud the mighty the sun, rests the land of Senegal. She lays cuddled in the Sahel strip, a desert piece of land which spans ... Read more >

Tags: baobabs, dakar, dakkar, senegal, travel to senegal

First Week in Senegal

SENEGAL | Sun, 26 May 2013 | By studiozanzibar | Views [1121]

   My 8th day in Senegal. I intended to post something sooner but it's taken a week for me to begin to process the sensory overload that is Africa.  It throws us toubabs off balance.  The smells,  blazing sun,  dust, garbage, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, artist in residence, dakar, fishing, senegal, st. louis, waaw

we go this way that, with french fries

SENEGAL | Thu, 23 Sep 2004 | By ejpredny | Views [450]

thank you all so much for your letters. it makes the whole day smiley when i open up my email and hear voices from home. so anyone who wants to feel the dakar experience with me, go get yourself a sandwich. then, stuff it with french fries the way you ... Read more >

Tags: banjul, dakar, lac rebta, salt lake, senegal

what are you wanting? wanting fabric for the clothes?

SENEGAL | Fri, 17 Sep 2004 | By ejpredny | Views [468]

bonjour. my french is good enough to communicate and get around, bad enough that no one is thinking that i speak french. the best is when i get so flustered that my english turns bad too, that really throws the hordes of men specializing in torturing ... Read more >

Tags: dakar, emily predny, predny, senegal

and yes, I am afraid of bed bugs.

SENEGAL | Wed, 15 Sep 2004 | By ejpredny | Views [415]

well hello there, mes amis. after a grueling 26hours of surviving on airplane food alone, i have arrived in senegal. arriving after dark was a bit harrowing, and of course the only ATM in the airport was conveniently not accepting any of the three ... Read more >

Tags: dakar, emily predny, predny, senegal


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