Discovery of Cap Skiring

Discovery of Cap Skiring

Discovery of Cap Skiring

For a good visit to Senegal, do not hesitate to immerse yourself in the villages of Casamance. It is a region located in the south-west of Senegal, between Guinea-Bissau and Gambia. It is one of the most beautiful regions in the country, the success of this seaside resort and its international airport having attracted many other hotels of all categories. This has given rise to the village of Cap Skirring itself.

Its dense forests, its coconut palms that line the beach of Cap Skirring in Abéné, its islands, islets and bolongs, its mysterious villages dominated by immense cheese makers, favour the installation of several hotel chains. Everything here is different from life in the north of the country.

Discovery of Cap Skiring: Ziguinchor, located on the south bank of the Casamance River estuary, was the port of call for Portuguese slave traders in the 16th century. The city’s geographic location also made it a centre of sub-regional trade. According to some, Ziguinchor derives its name from the deformation, claiming instead that the city’s name derives from the Portuguese “I come, I cry” (Cheguei, choram) related to the slave trade.

Discovery of Cap Skiring

Visiting the impluvium huts of Enampore, going up to Oussoye, a crossroads town, the prefecture of the department, still strongly imbued with the traditions of the past, is the seat of an important kingdom. The fishing village of Mlomp, between Oussouye and Elinkine, has several multi-storey huts with a dairyman at least 400 years old and a museum that jealously guards old tools and symbols of local culture. So let’s go and discover Cap Skiring

Discovery of Cap Skiring

To discovery of  Cap Skiring: Take the opportunity to visit the island of Karabane, located on the Casamance River, was an important trading post in colonial times. Very beautiful beaches, an old Portuguese church and a cemetery where the tomb of Captain Protêt was erected: a sandbank covered with lush vegetation, palm trees, coconut palms, baobabs, mango trees, flamboyants, bougainvillea … Most of the 57 km ² of the island is covered with mangrove and is accessible only by the bolongs of Elinkine, arm of the sea that wind inland creating many small islands. A former slave town and the first French trading post in 1836, Carabane was also the first administrative capital of Casamance until 1904, when it was replaced by Ziguinchor.

#Discover Cap Skiring with the travel agency Cicotour in Senega

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