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Senegal: a trip to Baaba Maal's music festival
Kevin Perry joins thousands of fans from West Africa as they flock to the Blues du Fleuve festival in Podor, the singer’s hometown

Kevin Perry

03, Jan, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Writer and guesthouse owner Simon Fenton on Abéné, Senegal
The author of Squirting Milk at Chameleons has found a slice of paradise in a beach village where reggae rules, mangoes drip from the trees and the sense of community is strong

Interview by Andy Pietrasik

06, Mar, 2015 @11:04 AM

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Seven of the best boutique hotels in Africa

Set on white sands, wild wetlands, or at the heart of historic cities, these small hotels bring a touch of luxury to exotic locations, says Rachel Dixon

Rachel Dixon

17, Feb, 2012 @10:45 PM

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Branching out: an ecolodge in Senegal

Senegal is no longer just for backpackers, as Rose Skelton discovers when she stays in an ecolodge perched among the baobabs on the Siné-Saloum delta

Rose Skelton

19, Mar, 2011 @12:05 AM

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A clean break: surfing in Senegal

Despite world-class waves, the beaches around Dakar are still unknown and uncrowded – perfect for a surfing safari, says Dave Patterson

Alex Rayner

19, Mar, 2011 @12:04 AM

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Top 10 things to do in Dakar, Senegal

Find out where to eat, sleep, party and escape the hustle and bustle in Joshua Surtees' insider guide to the capital of Senegal

Joshua Surtees

29, Apr, 2010 @11:06 AM

Le Village des Arts, Dakar

Senegal's capital city is better known for its music and its tropical beauty, but now a thriving contemporary art scene is attracting enthusiasts from the west

Lindsay Poulton, Amadou Diaw and Michael Tait

29, Apr, 2010 @10:07 AM

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Senegal: every mosque tells a story in modern Dakar

Cleo Cantone reports from Dakar on materialistic expressions of wealth in the city

Cleo Cantone

13, Apr, 2010 @8:00 AM

Senegal: back to their roots on an island of tears

Pete Browne takes us on a museum tour on the Senegalese island of Gorée

Pete Browne

03, Jun, 2009 @8:00 AM

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Why Senegal is now on the winter sun map

Jill Crawshaw is one of the first British tourists to sample a new range of package holidays which makes the beaches of Senegal more accessible than ever

Jill Crawshaw

14, Dec, 2008 @12:01 AM

African Republic of Guinea-Bissau knows how to throw a party

With little more than cow horns, 8ft drums and hollow shells, Guinea-Bissau throws one of the best parties on earth, says Rose Skelton

Rose Skelton

07, Mar, 2008 @12:10 AM

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Sengal, it's only seven hours away

Youssou N'Dour may be a world music star but he's happiest on home soil. Gavin McOwan heads to Senegal to explore the places that inspire him

Gavin McOwan

25, Nov, 2006 @3:03 PM

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