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Geotag Icon Gallery: Senegal

Photographs posted by on Oct 26th, 2009

Landscapes, wildlife and portraits from our two months in Senegal – cycling from Rosso in the north to Ziguinchor in the south. Photographs by Huw Williams and Bex Sumner.

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Geotag Icon Baobabs and toubabs in northern Senegal

Blog posted by on Oct 5th, 2009

After the end of Ramadan in St Louis, we set off for a slow, eight day cycle through rural Senegal’s backroads, passing through savannah and peanut farms, villages and holy cities, towards the Gambian border.



Geotag Icon A short(ish) history of St Louis

Blog posted by on Sep 18th, 2009

One way or another, we’ve spent quite a bit of time in St Louis, a tiny island in the north of Senegal. As the end of Ramadan approaches, Bex looks at the city past and present.



Geotag Icon Ten things we learned on holiday

Blog posted by on Sep 18th, 2009

We were in St Louis when I last wrote and we’re in St Louis now, but we’ve been halfway around Senegal in the meantime – enjoying a holiday from our semi-permanent holiday. Here are a few things we learned along the way.



Geotag Icon Soundscape: Rain in St Louis

audio, soundscapes posted by on Sep 10th, 2009

Boy in the rain, St Louis, SenegalThe rains in Senegal, West Africa, are a cause for celebration. In this downpour in St Louis, you can hear children playing. Around them, people were washing their clothes, scrubbing their goats and generally making the most of the rain.

Date and time recorded: 14:11 local time, 23rd August 2009
Location: St Louis, Senegal (view on map)
Equipment: Audio-Technica AT897 to Fostex FR2LE
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Into sub-Saharan Africa: St Louis, Senegal and the Sahel

Blog posted by on Aug 25th, 2009

Crossing the infamous Rosso border; entering sub-Saharan Africa; meeting some like-minded souls and taking a two-week holiday from our holiday.