• The best travel discoveries of 2018: chosen by Guardian writers

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Castles and museums, beaches and cities, train lines and walking trails - plus gorgeous places to eat and stay. We share our favourites finds of the past 12 months On the road out of Dakar, heading down the coast, we passed through a baobab forest. The guide was fairly blase about it but I insisted on stopping and exploring. It was the first intimation that Senegal is an amazing place and, secondly, that it doesn't quite realise it. The country continued to surprise and delight me throughout the trip, which was to the coastal province of Casamance, a bird-watchers' paradise. What really...
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