Saloum islands

Here, the ground and water mix closely. At the junction of Sine and Saloum, the arms of the sea infiltrate between the islands out of shells. The mangroves braid a vegetable crown above bolons. An area to be discovered in pirogue, at the hour when the birds bicker themselves to find their nest.

A region of contrast where the land and […]


Open to the public, Bandia is a private nature reserve which enables to discover and observe a large number of african animals ; reptiles and mammals. This reserve is located on the former ORSTOM estate and is composed of 500 ha of listed forest. Covered by 23 km of trails, it is worth strolling about…

The birdwatcher will take opportunity to […]

Baobabs forest

According to what some people said an evil genius might have planted the wrong side of the baobabs up. Thus, the roots only jut out above in the air.

The tann, squeezed between the lagoon and the baobabs forest, is the only way and the starting point for beautiful walks in the bush and peul villages.
In the wilderness you may […]


Joal-Fadiouth is a village at the southern end of the Petite Côte of Senegal. Joal lies on the mainland, while Fadiout, linked by a bridge, lies on an island of clam shells, which are also used in local architecture and crafts. The village has no motorised transport. It has large Christian and Muslim populations with cemeteries on another shell island.

Another […]