Category Archives: Senegal

Senegal scraps visas

Good news for all of you planning to visit Senegal: they have now decided to scrap the visa requirements for tourists. This is especially good news for all overlanders, as it removes the uncertainty around how to obtain a biometric … Continue reading

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It’s here, the book is here!

It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet … Continue reading

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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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“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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Inside or outside?

Campement Djidjack, Palmarin, Senegal, We were sitting behind our car, watching the birds at the birdbath, reading, and listening to the sounds of nature. Then, our campsite was not so quiet any longer. In came more overlanders. Not just one … Continue reading

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Standing still is also travelling

Djidjack, Palmarin, Senegal It does just take time.  Unwinding, relaxing, recovering, emerging from Lariam delirium … We have been here at Djidjack for a week now.  It has truly been a week of very little activity.  We have mainly been … Continue reading

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Relaxing at Djidjack

Djidjack, Senegal Our new home for the next little while is Djidjack, a delightful campement run by a Swiss couple in Palmarin which is on a long spit on the edge of the Sine-Saloum delta, south of Dakar. Campement is … Continue reading

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