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I am looking for Baboucar who rents out the cars, about 300 metres from the airport but before Lycee Djignabo on the road leading to town. I lost his email and phone number.
Il y a peut-être quelqu'un qui connait les gens un peut a l' environs de l'aéroport de Ziguinchor? Je cherche Baboucar qui fait la location de voitures, a peu pres de 300 metres de l'aeroport avant Lycee Djignabo.
Je suis perdu ses coordonnées
I'm going to go to Dakar from Istanbul on 15th August. I'm planning an Africa trip ( Senegal,Gambia ,Guinea-Bissau and Kingdom of Biffeche ).
I'm curious about Kingdom of Biffeche and i wanna go there.I'll have just Senegal visa.Is there any visa requirement of this kingdom or do i need Mauritania visa ? ( Because it located on border of Senegal and Mauritania ).
And how can i go Kingdom of Biffeche from Dakar? Is there any regular bus connection to near town or there? What about fares? I read St.Louis is also close to the kingdom.Information about from Dakar to St.Louis is also beneficial to me.
If you reply,i'll be gratefull.
I am in Dakar for a few weeks at the end of July. Could anyone recommend an hotel or any other type of accommodation which has wifi and a swimming pool? Wifi required as I will also be doing some work whilst there.
Probably no more than £60 per night.
I'm currently in Dakar and participating in a workshop. The week after next (around the 15th or a bit later) I finish and would like to see a bit of the country. So I just wanted to know if anybody is on the road during that time and would like to buddy up for a few days or so?
Get in touch if you want more info :)
Just wondering if anyone out there knows of any accommodation that is actually cheap in Dakar. The LP gives the typical, "accommodation in this town is either expensive or dangerous, so it would be wise to spring for a nicer room" excuse. I've been to a lot of cities that have been given this description (lookin' at you Malaysia) by the LP and have (almost) always managed to find a place that is cheaper and not a brother. (Almost because, yes, a couple times I DID have to settle for a sleazy brothel bed).
I'm going to be in Senegal next week and I was hoping to visit Touba. The guidebook says there is no accommodation in the city, but I find this kind of hard to believe, since it is such an important and fairly large city. Can anybody recommend any place to stay, or just assure me that there are, in fact, are places to stay. Hopefully cheap.
Also, if you have any recommendations for live music venues that don't charge a cover in Dakar (or Touba for that matter), let me know.
I purchased a few months ago a round ticket to Banjul, with arrival at the end July. I was planning to spend about 10 days each in Gambia and Senegal.
I phoned earlier this morning the Embassy of Senegal in Spain. They are basically clue-less about this new visa as today.
Based on your experience on Senegal, do you reckon I can rely on getting a visa upon arrival in Banjul or I should not waste any more time and plan a 20 day trip around Gambia only?
Thank you so much in advance,
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I asked this two months ago and didn't get any helpful answers, so I'll try one more time since I leave in 2 weeks. Having already visited Senegal within the last year, what I wanted to add this time is a visit to the park and to the unique Bassari people. The problem is I am on my own and there isn't good info on getting into the park to explore or into the villages.
So, I am looking for recommendations for local drivers/tours going to one or both places from Tambocounda or Kedougou or some other place in the region. Someone already suggested a tour operator out of Dakar, but they are an international company and therefore much more expensive, and besides, tours are generally cheaper when started from nearby the location.
So, any suggestions or helpful information out there that you will share?
BTW, if it's in French, ça n'est pas problème pour moi.
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For all those contemplating a trip to Senegal, the days of visa-free arrivals are over for those who enjoyed that privilege, as of July 1.
My understanding is that there will be two ways to get the visa:
1) Apply in person or mail your passport to Senegalese embassies in the following countries: France, Espagne, Belgique, Etats-Unis, Italie, Chine, Cameroun, Inde, Allemagne, Mauritanie, Afrique du Sud, Russie, Gambie.
2) They expect to create an online application process which would allow you to get your visa on arrival at the airport and border posts. Obviously this option would make things much easier for many travelers.
The visa fee will be 50 euros plus a processing fee of 10 euros. Visa will be valid for a stay of up to 90 days.
That's all I know for now.
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I know its a longshot but would anyone know if I can get a Senegalese visa in Zambia....yes I know its a strange ask but I get around...
Having just waited 18 days for my passport to return from Washington and with only 3 weeks left before I leave, I don't want to risk sending my passport out again. I arrive in Dakar early morning on a Friday and leave on Saturday. Is it possible to get a visa for either of these countries on the same day?
I'm planning to fly into Dakar and travel overland through W Africa toward S Africa. I'd like to bring along my old dumpy laptop (~8 years old) to keep in touch and maybe get some work done from time to time. But I'm wondering if it'll be an excuse at border crossings or police checkpoints for authority figures to ask for made-up customs fees or the like. The thing can't be worth more than 50USD at this point so I'm wondering if it'll lead to more hassle than it's worth. Anyone have any experiences along these lines?
I’m currently working on a travel/volunteer project that will take me on a journey that will begin in the west coast country of Guinea-Bissau and take me through Central Africa to the east coast, ending in Tanzania.
A journey in which I will spend a few months volunteering in Sierra Leone as well as travel through central Africa, meeting people and try to find out their goals and dreams in life.
Do we all share the same dreams?
All the experiences, stories and people that I encounter on this journey during 200 days through Central Africa will end up in the final product - A book called "200 Days of Dreams"
Just want to check if anyone has any update information on this?
How much does a single entry visa cost and how quickly is it issued?
And help is greatly appreciated.
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SENEGAL to MOROCCO (Tangiers)
I am living in Dakar and I want to go overland from Senegal to Morocco, (Tangiers) in late May or early June (2013) for friend`s wedding in Spain. I am looking for somebody who is taking that route that I can accompagne. Would be happy to share driving, costs, etc. (or/and the opposite route later).
Also, this might suit someone who is driving back from the jazz festival in Saint Louie?
Please PM me.
Hi - I am planning to be in West Africa for around 5-6 months starting in December (I am Canadian) and want to cover countries along the coast overland - Senegal, The Gambia, GB, Guinea, SL, Liberia, CI, Ghana (more or less).
Are there any significant considerations when deciding whether to go west to east versus east to west? I can fly into either Accra or Dakar (or Banjul), so based on the route and time of year I'm wondering if there is an obvious better course, or whether it doesn't make much difference.
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