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"There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo.

"What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it, to tell the tale." Living to Tell the Tale - Gabriel García Márquez.

"They never taught wandering in any school I attended. ... they never taught the art of writing a book, either. It's all so mysterious."
"Wandering is an art in itself. Wandering and writing don't mix"
"Writing demands commitment and if one thing your wanderer is allergic to is that very quality of commitment, for once one is committed he runs that very risk of failure ..." Wanderer - Sterling Hayden.

"Photography enables you to grasp a place first time round. ... Photography is a means of exploration, it's a vital part of travel, almost as essential as a car or a plane. " - Wim Wenders.

"The worst prejudice we acquire during our youth is the idea that life is serious. Children have the right instincts: they know that life is not serious, and treat it as a game..." , Egon Friedell.

"How far you gonna go. Before you lose your way back home" - Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World, Achtung Baby, U2.

"If you want to be a hero well just follow me." - Working Class Hero, John Lennon.

"When I think of all the things I have done, I know that it's only just begun." - I love you, Lou Reed.

"One does not escape the Sahara - the Sahara let's you go or not" - Touareg.

"Planet earth is blue and there`s nothing I can do" - This is Ground Control to Major Tom, David Bowie.

"Glory for the crazy people/in this stupid world" - Ahmed Fouad Negm. > journey > africa > senegal-gambia

Marabouts and Tiéboudienne.

Map of Sene/Gambie.

Colors of Senegal/Gambia.

Pictures link to stories!

Twins behind volant, Djembering beach.
Twins behind volant, Djembering beach.
African boys on beach Djembering.
African boys on beach Djembering.
Land Rover twins on bonnet.
Land Rover twins on bonnet.
Diaspora Festival, Colours and Costumes atre moving in..
Ile Gorée Diaspora Festival.
Jazz, festival.
The beach and ms.
The beach and Cristian's van.
Mor, throwing the line.
Mor, la pêche.
Boy looking getting very close to the lense Close to the lense in the Casamance.
5 kids want to have their picture taken at once How many heads fit on a picture, in the Casamance.
Tropical birds
Tropical birds.
Hasna and Nikon.
Hasna and Nikon.
with Cristian and Boris. with Cristian and Boris.
possibly Malaria. Malaria.

Coming from Mali to go to Bissau Mar 2008.

First time Senegal Oct/Nov 2005.


  • Links - gathered while in the country.


La Gazelle, 63cl, from the Brasseries de l'Ouest Africain Dakar. Besides this the usual Flag and Castel.

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Highlights. Images are linked to the story behind.

Journey Bamako to Casamance
Beaches Casamance, Mar2008.
Ile Goree Festival
Ile Gorée Diaspora Festival, Nov2005.
Senegal adventure.
Senegal Adventure, Oct2005. > journey > africa > senegal-gambia

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