West Africa - Senegal (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Senegal chapter from Lonely Planet's West Africa guidebook.

In Dakar, elegance meets chaos, while the country's beaches tap to slow, lazy beats; whether you want to mingle with the trendsetters of urban Africa or be alone with your thoughts and nature, you'll find your place in Senegal.

  • weave your way via tiny villages to Senegal's best beaches on Cap Skiring and kicking back for a day of doing absolutely nothing
  • maps
  • wander in the footsteps of history in West Africa's first French settlement and Unesco World Heritage Site Saint-Louis
  • transport
  • wind through the mangroves of the Siné-Saloum Delta in a pirogue (traditional canoe)
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Understand Senegal, Senegal Today, History, Culture, Food & Drink, Environment, Directory, Transport, Dakar & around, Île de Gorée, Lac Rose, Petite Côte & Siné-Saloum Delta, Mbour & Saly, Joal-Fadiout, Palmarin, Ndangane & Mar Lodj, Toubakouta & Missirah, Northern Senegal, Saint-Louis, Parc National des Oiseaux du Djoudj, Central Senegal, Tambacounda, Parc National de Niokolo-Koba, Casamance, Ziguinchor, Oussouye, Elinkine & Île De Karabane, Cap Skiring.

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29 pages

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