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City Tour of Dakar
"Your guide and driver will pick you up at your accommodation at the morning hour of your choosing. You will then begin your pleasant introduction to and thorough overview of Senegal's vibrant capital city of Dakar. Your stops will include the impressive one of Senegal's most important religious buildings and the beautiful Dakar Cathedral which gives another religious perspective to the city. You will then be taken to the IFAN Museum of African Arts one of West Africa's oldest museums before enjoying a stop at the African Renaissance Monument at 49 meters Africa's largest and tallest monument. Your tour will continue with a visit to the unforgettable Sandaga Market before concluding at Noflaye Beach. Adequate time for photography and exploration will be provided at each stop. Lunch is included as is retur
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Full-Day Keur Moussa Monastery and Kayar Fishing Village Tour from Dakar
"You will be picked up from your Dakar accommodation on a Sunday morning and taken to Keur Moussa Monastery for a memorable church service. You will witness a mass performed by the Keur Moussa monks. During the service The monastery echoes with the sounds of Gregorian chants sung by Benedictine monks accompanied on the traditional kora. Following the mass you may meet the monks and socialize a bit with the congregants before continuing your excursion to the nearby colorful fishing village of Kayar. Upon completion of your visit to the fishing village you will be returned to your accommodation in Dakar."""Keur Moussa Monastery echoes with the sounds of Gregorian chants sung by Benedictine monks accompanied on the traditional kora. The service is sung at 10a.m. on Sunday morning. This excursion includes a visit to the Kayar fishing village.title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Family+friendly&3=Ideal+choice+for+families&4=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included
From EUR119.00
 
Surf Course in Gran Canaria
"These group lessons are going everyday from Monday till Saturday. Normally the lessons start in the morning with the pick up between 8.30h and 9.30h. The course is ending with a drop of at your hotel normally between 13.30h-14.30h.This school wil riding some waves. We are closely located to the southern beaches San Agustin and Playa del Ingles. Another advantage to joining this surf safari is getting the first pick of great surfing locations. Your knowledgeable instructors will take you t which means you get less map time and more wave time."""Explore the best spots of the island of Gran Canaria with your qualified instructors and learn how to surf at your own pace on some of the best beaches in the area.title=Highlights&1=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level&2=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&3=Popular+choice+with+kids&4=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&5=Led+by+a+local+guide&6=Once-in-a-Lifetime+Experience""
From EUR55.00

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ENTRY INTO SENEGAL FROM THE GAMBIA

Fathala game reserve, where we were heading, is situated not far over The Gambia/Senegal border.I had gone there on a day trip from The Gambia with Arch-tours.Entry into Senegal, through the border...
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sharing

in many street restaurants when going out with friends or when you are invited by some Senegalese people to share a meal you might miss dishes. Traditionally everyone shares the food from the same...
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Riz Wolof

rice is the traditional staple food in Senegal, and riz Wolof a meal you will find everywhere in different variations. A simple version might be just rice with some tomato sauce on it, the posher...
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Goat Herding

The people who live in northern Senegal belong to the Wolof tribe. Most of the Wolof still live traditional lifestyles and rely on goat herding to make a living, although others also herd cattle. The...
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Pirogues

Every morning along the coast of Senegal, fishermen take to the sea in pirogues, long boats that are usually 33 to 49 feet (ten to 15 meters) long. In the afternoon, they sell their catch at beach...
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Gouloumbou, monkey in the garden

In front of the entrance of the restaurant at the Auberge in Gouloumbou I saw this nice monkey. It was not the first auberge or campement I saw, where they have a monkey as domestic pet. Mostly the...
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Round huts with thatched roofs in Dar Salam

At the Dar Salam entrance of the Niokolo Koba Park we had to wait some time for the paying of the entrance fee and arranging our guide. Beside the road, leading into the park, are some traditional...
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Tambacounda, furniture workshop

Around the corner, only a 100 M from the welding workshop, we also were sitting a long time, waiting for our turn at the cybercafe. I was allready used to the fact, that in Africa you have to wait a...
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Tambacounda, local transport

Waiting at the welding workshop till our car would be repaired, it was nice not only to look at the streetstalls and little shops, but also at all the people and all means of transportation passing...
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Tambacounda, containers

While we were sitting in the shade at the welding workshop in Tambacounda, we had a nice look at the streetlife and could see what was going on in the street.Oppsite the workshop there was a...
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Tambacounda, welding workshop

In Tambacounda we had to look for a welding workshop to repair the imperial of the Mitsubishi Pajero and the shock absorber of the Toyota Landcruiser before we should start our deserttrip.At a...
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Characteristic fences of wood

On our way back from the area north of the Casamanca to the Gambia we took a dirt track and passed a lot of small villages. Along this road we saw a lot of fences around the compounds and the small...
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Drinking Tea

Tea drinking is a national sport over there, they will invite you to come along and drink with them.In the beginning it’s interesting, but after a few weeks you’ll change your opinion.Enough is...
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Incessant beggars

There are lots and lots of beggars in Senegal, and perhaps the most bothersome part is that parents encourage their children to beg when they see a visitor.It starts fairly innocently asking for a...
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Popular Cities in Senegal

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Dakar

Region de Dakar
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Ile de Goree

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Ziguinchor

Region de Ziguinchor
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Parc National du Delta du Saloum

Region de Fatick
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Tambacounda

Region de Tambacounda
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Parc National du Niokolo Koba

Region de Tambacounda
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Top Hotels in Senegal

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Boulevard Martin Luther King, Dakar, 1179, Senegal
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Quartier Abattoirs, 119
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Avenue de la mer, Plage des cocotiers - BP 1524, Mbour, BP 1524, Senegal
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Plage De Cap Skiring BP 4, Cap Skirring
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Avenue de la Corniche Ouest, Dakar, 16868, Senegal
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Top Things to Do in Senegal

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Maison des Esclaves / House of Slaves

On the upper floor of this building there used to be the livingrooms of the former owners of the building, some people say they were slavetraders other sources say they were ordinary merchants, who...
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Cap Skirring 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,...
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Monument of End of Slavery

This is the monument for the end of slavery / La Statue de la Liberation de l'Esclavage, a monument made by Mrs. Jean and Mr. Christian Moisa. You will find it on the direct way from the ferryboat to...
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Goree

There is a lot more to see on the Island of Goree than just slave-houses and it is a pity that my total time for exploring this part of the island was just 45 minutes, because I came with a guided...
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Fort d’Estrees

Fort d’Estrees is the round fortification that you will recognize when getting close to the Ile de Goree on your cruiseship or the local ferry. The Fort was built by the Dutch around 1850 but lateron...
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