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SENEGAL | Mon, 7 Oct 2013 | By thefoodpilgrims | Views [315]

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 [1019]

   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

Fara Lambe - My Return to Senegal

SENEGAL | Wed, 28 Nov 2012 | By worldartculture | Views [259]

Tags: african, american, culture, dance, drum, little, mbao, n, rhythm, senegal

Senegal Elections - Travel Alert

SENEGAL | Sun, 11 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [810]

The US Department of State has issued an alert to its citizens warning of the potential for civil unrest and violence in Senegal prior to and directly following the upcoming Presidential elections scheduled for February 26, 2012. ... Read more >

Tags: africa, senegal, travel-advice, travel-alert

What to Know About Senegal

SENEGAL | Fri, 4 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [405]

Compared to some other West African countries, the political climate in Senegal is pleasantly stable. Few insurgent attacks or incidents of banditry occur here. However, over the last year, an increase in politically-linked crime has emerged in ... Read more >

Tags: africa, senegal, transport, travel-crime, travel-safety-tips, travel-terrorism

Tips for Senegal Travellers

SENEGAL | Fri, 4 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [973]

When traveling around Senegal, keep in mind that it is a mostly Muslim country. While many Senegalese show incredible tolerance for other religious backgrounds and practices, it is still a conservative society that praises modest dress codes for ... Read more >

Tags: africa, disease, health, local laws, senegal, travel-health, travel-legal, travel-safety-tips

Senegal Crime

SENEGAL | Fri, 4 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [393]

Senegal has both its petty crime and more serious incidents. Pickpocketing, purse-snatching and theft can occur both on the street and in taxis, and can turn violent. Some travelers have reported being victims of armed robbery, including at knifepoint.... Read more >

Tags: africa, crime, fraud, scams, senegal, theft, travel-crime, travel-safety

wonderfully raw reality dip

FRANCE | Mon, 6 Nov 2006 | By solbeam | Views [1341]

Where the line narrows at the neck of the plane, instead of offering extended arms of right-of-way (as I have been accustomed), men briskly step in front of me with unknown, but unquestioned, authority on the order. Downcast eyes discard my presence ... Read more >

Tags: airports, senegal

and that's what it's all about.

GAMBIA | Sat, 9 Oct 2004 | By ejpredny | Views [242]

when i am traveling, there are some things that come back to me very easily- being able to work around not having street signs and only one bad map- and things that I forget how difficult and how long it takes to get over- the culture shock of ... Read more >

Tags: emily predny, gambia, koalack, predny, senegal, tanji

we go this way that, with french fries

SENEGAL | Thu, 23 Sep 2004 | By ejpredny | Views [394]

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 [419]

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 [362]

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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