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Solo Traveller During February

Hi,

I'll be travelling through Senegal from 6-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15 and happy to team up with others who have a hiking/tour etc. plan or is/are looking to grab a beer somewhere. I'm 30, Australian, work in NYC, speak reasonable french, travelled in Africa before (Zimbabwe, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana).

Cheers,

Tom

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Car rental and Petit Coté

I spent nine months in Senegal in 2010 and am returning for the first time, i would like to spend some time touring around areas I haven't yet been to.
I would like to hear some recommendations for the Petit Coté, must see places or places to avoid.

I am also wondering if anybody has any info on Car rental in Senegal that is a little cheaper than the usual Hertz, Avis type places.
I have an African driving licence if this helps.

Thanks in Advance.

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The border from Gambia to Senegal

I am interested in learning about border crossing between Gambia and Senegal by car on the road N5, is open this border there? Or have I fly to Dakar and then fly to Ziguinchor? But I hope it will not be necessary to fly so complicated when I want go directly to Abene.☺

I also wonder if I can get visa to Senegal in Banjul. Do know someone how to do?

Thanks in advance.

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Driving from Mauritania to Senegal

Has anyone done this recently? We are planning to drive down from Morocco to Dakar in Senegal and then back again. I keep seeing something about cars older than 8 years are not allowed in - we will be in an old camper van - older than 8 years.
Any advice would be great.
Thanks

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To buy a house in Senegal

What is the procedure in case you want to buy a house in Senegal. Has anyone bought a house so knows what needs to be done, etc.? Grateful for a bit of information about it.

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Online Visa for Overground Travelers

I'm planning a trip to Senegal and coming from Mali overground. After Senegal, I'm planning to go to Mauritania by public bus. The online visa requires an "air ticket booking" to prove onward travel but I will not purchase a ticket until I have already arrived in Senegal. Essentially, my question is: how can I prove onward travel if I am traveling by public bus?

Second question: is the online visa valid for multiple entries?

Third question: I will be entering Senegal through Kidira, will an…

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Catch a boat to Brazil from Cape verde.Senegal.Gambia december june 2014-15

Hello Fellow Travellers

Am young traveller from Morocco, am very passionate about travelling since my younger years. i already made some trips around West Africa but the next big thing am planning to do is to travel around South America .

I couldn't find a better way to get into South America then sailing that's why am asking for your help if someone knows any boat need a crew from any part of West Africa and heading to Brèzil

I shall be around december/june in Senegal i heard u can find…

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Casamance safety? Best place to spend 3-4 days outside of Dakar?

After spending 4 days visiting American friends who are working in Dakar, we (2 guys) would like to spend 3-4 days in mid-November somewhere else in Senegal. My ideal would be a friendly town that we could use as a base for bike rides between villages and maybe a day hike. I'm more interested in experiencing daily life than sightseeing. A beach would be fine but not a priority. Good food is good.

One option is Casamance -- there are good recommendations on this thread and we can get there…

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Tourist Visa Requirements Senegal

I must say i am a little confused about weather or not i have to pay €50 to pre-enrol for a tourist visa so that i can then pick one up at Dakar airport for free.

It is 22 september 2014 i have a EU British passport I am living in France and i leave in 8 days for Senegal from Switzerland Via a 2 day stopover in Istanbul with Turkish airlines.

Ideal scenario would be to get a free or cheap tourist visa at the airport in Dakar (if one is actually needed for myself).

I am laying down the info i…

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GETTING SENEGAL VISA IN BANJUL

I fly into Banjul(gambia ) and it is my intention to visit Senegal .I am told by staff at senegal embassy UK to obtain my visa for Senegal from the embassy in banjul . have other readers had experience of this ??, will the senegal embassy be able to process a visa in a couple of days?? . I have yellow fever vacc and details of homeward flights .
any comments ?? thanks
chris p