Monthly Archives: February 2013

Budget update – Senegal

As promised, we have been tracking trip costs so that others have some idea of what may be incurred.  Of course, at the end of the day, it does all depend on your own choices. The Central African Franc (CFA) … Continue reading

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Kapps, Caps, Cabos and Capes

As a wise lady (Viking Explorer’s sister, of course) wrote on the blog: “It’s like a book, really – you flip the page, and the story takes an unexpected turn… Looking forward to the next chapter 🙂 ”. And here … Continue reading

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“We are sailing…”

Two very important points: 1) Africa changes quickly; 2) It isn’t about what you know, it is who you know… We were in Tambacounda in Senegal when the French decided to intervene in Mali, and we were at the campsite … Continue reading

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Uncovering Dakar

Hotel SouSoum, Dakar After the tranquillity of Djidjack, Dakar was bound to be a bit of a culture shock.  In fact, it wasn’t that bad.  Once we tuned in to its own unique rhythm, it was a likable city, and … Continue reading

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Kapp2Cape meets London2CapeTown

There aren’t a lot of travellers out there at the moment – so it is always a special treat to meet up with other adventurers. We first met Dan & Kumi in Rabat in December last year when we were … Continue reading

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Petite Cote

All too soon (or so it felt) we decided it was time to start moving again.  Destination Dakar to sort out the next leg of the adventure. Palmarin is located on a land tongue with the Atlantic on the one … Continue reading

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