Bucket List 196: Senegal!

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Country 34/196: Senegal. The country that provided me my first insight into the African continent, Senegal is a vibrant, colourful and, at times, extremely chaotic nation. The capital, Dakar, is one of the best cities in Western Africa to gather the visas you will need if heading south, whilst the islands of Île de N’Gor and Île de Gorée provide some much needed respite from all the hustle and bustle. The Casamance region, although technically fighting a war of indepence, is safe to visit, and a great place to discover the odd sacred tree or deserted beach. Be sure to order Poulet Yassa from anywhere in the country.

The Road Travelled

Tales From Senegal

Con Air Senegal

December 20th, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I clandestinely crept aboard an iron ore train with its destination deep inside the vacuous heart of the great desert. This week, which I have controversially split into two posts, will be my last - as I come full circle with a return to my very first West African metropolis: Dakar. Day 71…

Don’t be so Senegal

October 15th, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Well, here we go. Welcome curious souls to my latest ridiculous escapade through foreign lands. Over the next three months (or eighty-two days to be exact), I plan on keeping you mildly amused with tales backpacking through Sub-Saharan Africa. From the emerging coastal capitals on the Atlantic to the vast deserted in-land nations of the…

 

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Country: 34/196     Visited: Autumn ’19

 

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