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surfing in Senegal« on: February 04 2005 07:02:00 »
I'm a photography student and a keen surfer. Going to Senegal for a month toward the end of March. Keen to do a photographic assignment on the surfing community in Senegal. Does anyone have contacts or ideas of good spots to try out.
RE: surfing in Senegal« Reply #2 on: March 09 2005 08:03:00 »
Im currently out in Senegal on a syrfing trip. If you request qny specifics let me know email me on my gmail accout. For starters this keyboard is quite a mission. Im flying back on Saterday but can give you a few heads up on where to mission to and so forth
RE: surfing in Senegal« Reply #3 on: June 29 2005 13:06:00 »
Matt - I'm going to be on a writing assignment for Surfer's Journal all over western Africa starting around November. I'd love to hear about your trip, if you found quality surf, how the photography worked out, etc. Are you still there or in the area? I'm going to bring a camera but would obviously do better with a pro. Email or post a reply if you get this. Hope the trip went well. Looking forward to hearing about it!
RE: surfing in Senegal« Reply #4 on: July 23 2005 19:07:00 »
When you visit Dakar check out Malika sur Mer. It's a beautiful traditional village, surronded by forest, right on the beach just north of all the noted surf spots. Malika has some waves too, the French have been surfing it for years. Malika has a tourist camp. It's fun to get
Best time to be in Dakar is in the winter when a lot of Europeans come to hang out for a while - the final leg of the Paris - Dakar rally is always fun.
I'm American. My kid surfs Rockaway and my brother surfs Cocoa Beach.
RE: surfing in Senegal« Reply #5 on: September 25 2006 17:09:00 »
WHERE CAN I STAY FOR A MONTH SANDY CLEAN BEACH BODY AND BOOGIE BOARDING CHEAP MAYBE TEACH ENGLISH??HOW SAFWE IS THEW WATER THE VILLAGES THE CITIESLOTS OF MOSQUITOES??
RE: surfing in Senegal« Reply #6 on: December 09 2006 11:12:00 »
GO to Ngor beach off the island where Endless Summer 1 was filmed at The Hotel Brazzarade ask for Patina, a legendary surfer there , speaks English and very helpful...
he knows and has a means to get you and your board to the right spots.
Tell him gene connected you...
RE: surfing in Senegal« Reply #7 on: November 19 2007 21:11:00 »
First met Patina in 1988, I agree. Senegal has some excellent surf but is economically tied to the Euro, can be expensive. Feburary is best Month followed by Sept//Oct if hurricanes develope. Malaria is a bitch though. The women...par none.
RE: surfing in Senegal« Reply #8 on: November 20 2007 08:11:00 »
Remember 'Endless Summer 1'? points, reefs, local foods and fish, and, if you're not racist like previous responder, magically beautiful women and friendly local kids; bring a couple banged up sticks for them.