Monthly Archives: January 2013

Heading off the beaten track

Our trusty little guide book promoted Podor due to the restoration of its fort and nearby quay.  People we met at Zebrabar also suggested it was worth a visit – and our new 2nd battery needed a good long charge … Continue reading

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Park National des Oiseaux du Djoudj

Campement Njagabaar, Djoudj NP, Senegal, It is sunset, we’re about to have dinner, and I’m sitting at our campsite looking out over the pond. In the tree just 10m away we have spotted a Yellow Crowned Gonolek, a group of … Continue reading

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Relaxation and recovery

Zebrabar, Senegal Sometimes it feels good to stop. Zebrabar was just the place, space and set-up we needed when we reached Senegal.  Neither of us realised quite how fatigued we were after nearly 3 months on the road, and entering … Continue reading

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Into Senegal we go

New Year’s Day 2013 Public holiday pretty much everywhere … so we thought it was a good day to travel!  And surely leaving Mauritania should be quicker than the 10.5 hours it took to enter. Nouakchott at 0730 on the-morning-after-the-night-before … Continue reading

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