Ziguinchor Travel Guide

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  • Ziguinchor
    Ziguinchor
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  • Ziguinchor
    Ziguinchor
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Ziguinchor Things to Do

  • Cap Skirring, a nice beach

    If you like beaches, go for a few day's to Cap Skiring, a beach build around a Club Med with several local hotels and also quite good restaurants.From Ziguinchor take a sept place (shared taxi, leaving when full).

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  • Live the Ziguinchor rithm of live

    At the frist moment, you can think that Ziguinchor don't have many special things to be visited, but if you spend some days inside, you can easily know the real way of live of their citzens, and at the same time you can obtain all the things you need for a tranquile and comfortable holidays.

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  • Building the fisherships

    You can see how the fishermans build and boat in a collective effort their fisherships.And can help them too, they are very gentile person.

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Ziguinchor Restaurants

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    Café Taxi Brousse: Nice cheap place to eat

    by lotharscheer Updated Jul 3, 2015

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    The Café Taxi Brousse is a small restaurant located near the Taxi Brousse station, run by a french lady, Plat du Jour (daily special) 800 CFA, maincourses 2000 CFA (2011).

    Favorite Dish: I had a very nice Riz Poisson (fish and rice).

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Ziguinchor Nightlife

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    The bombolong boat: The bombolong night

    by mamesall Written Jun 14, 2003

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    A nice place to dance with senegalesse music and meet some people (boys or girls), senegalesse and european people visit this club. It's open all the days of the week and all the days are a good day for go.

    Dress Code: You can't go inside with shoes ..... No! Its a joke :)

    african night at bombolong (Ziguinchor)
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Ziguinchor Shopping

  • Diola animist collars

    You can find some seilors in the streets, but for finding the most beautifull and real animist collars, you must go to the Diola Market, near the artesanal center. There you can buy the collars or the magical stones and do it yourselve.You can too go to the marabu, to do the traditional ritual and make some magial powers of protection to your...

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  • Casamance wooden statues

    You can buy to some artist arround the city or in the centre artesanal market. Where the artist sell their art.You can buy some of them by internet , but then, it's more expensive. a lot of crafs, including wooden carvings and fabrics. Very beautiful are the women figures doing the typical jobs, and the fetiches.

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Ziguinchor Warnings and Dangers

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    No take a picture at night.

    by mamesall Updated Jun 14, 2003

    Its not a good idea to taking pictures at night. You suddenly can be involved in inesperated and confussed trouble.
    At day, ask ever if you can take the picture.

    Of curse, dont take pictures to a militars.

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Ziguinchor Tourist Traps

  • The taxis have a fixed price.

    The taxis in Ziganchor have a fixed price, one price for the day and other at night.Being an european turist, it'is not a reaosn enought for paying more for taxis or another things than the rest of the people. If you have more money, buy more things, try that it were local gods and not ever buy to the same sailors. If you want to give some money...

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  • In summer is the rainning seasson

    then its more humid, more mosquitos, and more malaria too. If you go to a places without electricity(villages), you can have a hard hot nights. take malaria medicins and antimosquitos. Its better to go from setember to june. If you go just at the end of setember, you can see the green Casamance too.

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  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

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