Category Archives: 16 Senegal

Saint Louis: An Audience with Zoumba

Just before the blog leaves Dakar, I have to make one last mention of Monsieur Sall, LASA’s long-suffering truck consultant, who made the trip into town to attend to Big Reg’s needs many times over our two months there, and … Continue reading

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WE LOVE DAKAR! Part 5: You Are My Tribe

This is the last Dakar blog, I promise. When we originally planned this trip, we intended to cross the Sahara before the end of March because of the encroaching summer heat. (The fact that was originally March 2014 we can … Continue reading

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WE LOVE DAKAR! Part 4: La Main Gauche

Our art-craving slaked, we got on with the business of getting out of here. Ousmane, our best friend at Ngor Lounge was proving a godsend. Boris’s right hand man, Ousmane was at work from dawn till dusk during the month … Continue reading

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WE LOVE DAKAR! Part 3: Dak’art

WARNING! Tired people brace yourselves: this is a ridiculously long blog, even for me, with a stupid amount of pics. But can I help it if Dakar was this fascinating? The Art of Living Stumbling upon the Lou Bess Farmers … Continue reading

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WE LOVE DAKAR! Part 2: Teranga  

Day One We spent our first night in Dakar outside the Ambassador’s house. We’d turned up at the SA Embassy late, having got lost on the way in, and arrived at 4pm, without an appointment. Yet former Chief of Defence … Continue reading

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WE LOVE DAKAR! Part 1: On Est Ensemble

How we have fallen for this city. We spent two thrilling months in Dakar and had way too many amazing days to document them all chronologically. Instead I’ll try and unravel aspects of the city and it’s culture through the … Continue reading

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Pop Goes the Wheel

Six months into the second leg of our journey, after more than 18 months on the road, everything is slowly but surely falling apart. Big Reg sat through two rainy seasons during his sojourn in Liberia; as a result of … Continue reading

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