Senegal Travel Guide

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Dakar

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Ile de Goree

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Parc National du Delta du Saloum

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Ziguinchor

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Parc National du Niokolo Koba

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Tambacounda

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Thies

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Mbour

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Velingara

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Nianing

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Senegal/Region_de_Thies/Nianing-2193446/TravelGuide-Nianing.html

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Ndioum

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Senegal/Region_de_Saint_Louis/Ndioum-2193851/TravelGuide-Ndioum.html

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Bandafassi

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Parc National de Basse-Casamance

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Dakar

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  • watch out for funny souvenirs

    Dakar Things to Do

    Watch out for these funny Souvenirs like you will find them at some souvenirshops : originally they had been inscriptions and advertisments for local shops or merchants, funny Cartoons that tried to explane the Kind of shop to People who were not able to read. This kind of souvenir mainly makes sense, when you understand some french !

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  • Domaine de Nianing

    Dakar Hotels

    BP 1810, Dakar, Senegal

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • the local way of transportation

    Dakar Transportation

    This very Special type of "local way of Transportation" was one of my favorite subjects to take photos, although it was mostly not easy to do it without beeing catched.My favorite was the mother with the Baby on the back and the bag on top of her head in my main picture here.

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Ile de Goree

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  • Ferry to Ile de Gôree

    Ile de Goree Transportation

    The ferry goes about every 1 to 2 hours, takes about 30min and is very reliable and safe.It costs about 5000 CFA (€7,5 / $10) for an adult and 2000 CFA for a child.

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  • Former slave house

    Ile de Goree Things to Do

    One of the main attractions of the island is the former Slave House. Actually not that many slaves were 'processed' from here, more from St. Louis up to the north and Gambia up to the south. But it remains a testimony of the horrors of the slave trade throughout the Atlantic world.

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  • locals who want 'something'

    Ile de Goree Tourist Traps

    As this is a tourists spot it might attract people who don't necessarily have good intentions. As an innocent girl I was quite easily trapped into the sweet talks of some locals who are kind at first sight but actually want something from you. Remain calm but keep your distance.

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Parc National du Delta du Saloum

Ziguinchor

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  • Nice cheap place to eat

    Ziguinchor Restaurants

    A small restaurant run by a french lady, Plat du Jour (daily special) 800 CFA, maincourses 2000 CFA Riz Poisson

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  • Diola animist collars

    Ziguinchor Shopping

    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

    Ziguinchor Shopping

    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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Parc National du Niokolo Koba

Tambacounda

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Mbour

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  • The fish market

    Mbour Things to Do

    This woman comes from the fish market. The basket on her head is filled with fresh fish. Look at how straight up she walks with the basket on her head, while her hands are doing something else.

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  • Tama Lodge

    Mbour Hotels

    Avenue de la mer, Plage des cocotiers - BP 1524, Mbour, BP 1524, Senegal

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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Nianing

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