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Ethical, Sustainable, & 10% off

This is Sofi, the founder of Expedition Subsahara. Did you know that until 2020, Expedition Subsahara had never had a sale? When the pandemic hit, our sales halted and we were faced with a choice: ...

The Tree Of Life: The Baobab Tree

The Tree of Life Provides, Protects and Teaches Life’s Greatest Lessons Throughout Africa, there’s a tree called the Baobab. Most people think of Madagascar when they picture the tree, but differen...

Shell Island

Located at the far end of Petite Côte – a stretch of coast in Senegal - is a small fishing village known to locals as Joal-Fadiouth. Around the world, though, it’s known as Shell Island.  Joal sits...

The Battle For Jollof Rise

If you’ve ever been to any country in West Africa, you’ve probably heard of Jollof rice. Each country has its own signature version, and each country’s people think their version is the best. Wheth...

Expedition Subsahara is officially three years old

Expedition Subsahara is officially THREE! If you’re like me, you love proverbs, and there are several that speak to our journey not just in the past year, but over the past three years.“Little by l...

How we use old prayer mats to make our baskets

One of the questions we get asked most frequently at Expedition Subsahara is what our baskets are made of. That’s an easy one. The coils are made using sweet grass and bound together with recycled ...