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Dogon country to Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Dogon country to Burkina Faso

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... amazing, they were less that 10 metres away and were wonderful to watch. Dragging ourselves away from this idyllic spot, Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso was next. Paul negotiated our way through manic traffic in the centre of town and we ended up ...

I'm not normally here on Christmas day!, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

I'm not normally here on Christmas day!

A travel blog entry by jendrix

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... very sweet and friendly despite our unannounced visit.   You find us now in the very dusty city of Ouagadougu, the capital of Burkina Faso, which despite the poverty here the place has a good vibe to it. Having crossed the boarder we are now in ...

HIPPOPOTAMES! & other things, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

HIPPOPOTAMES! & other things

A travel blog entry by shoner

... or two hippos, I mean I saw maybe twenty or so altogether (there are apparently about 100 there...). Now, I am in Ouagadougou, the capital. It is bizarre... half the city is a building site. Well, not exactly a building site, more ...

Burkina Rocks(except the transport)!, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Burkina Rocks(except the transport)!

A travel blog entry by karanshark

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... . 4) Just came today - day after tomorrow, going to Benin for the Voodoo Festival on the 10th, and then up to Mali thru Burkina for Dogon Country and Timbuktu, and then back down thru Burkina to Togo for a few days before I reenter Ghana and leave. I ...

De Banfora à Ouaga en car, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

De Banfora à Ouaga en car

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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... m'attends quand même à de l'overdose d'Afrique profonde.... LE VAISSEAU DU GOUDRON   Pour faire le trajet Banfora-Ouagadougou, via Bobo-Dioulasso, pratiquement une seule solution : le car. La compagnie Rakietta est la meilleure du ...

border crossing, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

border crossing

A travel blog entry by weasel

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July 13  Day 13  More Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

July 13 Day 13 More Ouagadougou

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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Our Toyota Four Runner is in the garage today. They told us that it was a miracle that we made it back out of the bush when we went to Mole National Park and experienced the road from hell!  We were told that all four shocks and four mounts have to ...

Its getting hot in here, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Its getting hot in here

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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... Africa. I guess it never makes the news for any of the bad reasons that some of its neighbors do. The capital of Burkina Faso is called Ouagadougou, its not the most exiting of places and as a result our time here will be limited to the time it takes to ...

Day 24  July 24  Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Day 24 July 24 Ouagadougou

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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Today is a day of rest! We actually slept in and Sanga came to get us after 9 AM.  We went for breakfast and then off to find some shirts.  We went to a store but they didn't have the sizes that we wanted so we sent to the factory as Sanga knew ...

Day 21 July 21 Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Day 21 July 21 Ouagadougou

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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Coffee this morning was again at Istanbul, I should say breakfast but I really needed coffee. It is the rainy season and here it is raining. We did not have any rain at Bobo and they need it. Dave has read all of the books he and Ann had brought, so we ...

Togo..., Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Togo...

A travel blog entry by shoner

... could be just as valuable for future adventures as what DOES work, right?! When I finally made up my mind and escaped Ouagadougou, I headed for a little town called Koupéla. Not much going on there, I spent the evening playing table football with some ...

Vilse i Ouaga!, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Vilse i Ouaga!

A travel blog entry by terko

... basta kompisen internet! Efter att ha strandat i Accra -igen, lyckades jag tillslut fa plats pa bussen till Ouagadougou, huvudstaden i Burkina Faso. Fick dock jaga bussen fran accra till Kumasi eftersom personalen i accra sa att det inte fanns nagra ...

Going with God, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Going with God

A travel blog entry by wanderingwaltz

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... had many new friends. You'll note that, in contrast to Mali, there were not a whole lot of things to take pictures of in Ouaga. Despite the fact that we first felt that we were "stuck" here, after 7 days, we have come to like Burkina Faso and ...

Day 28 July 28 Ouagadougou continued, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Day 28 July 28 Ouagadougou continued

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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It is a good thing that we didn't leave this morning as Ann had a really bad night. We decided to let her sleep, so Dave and Sanga went to the market and got her sprite; you cannot get ginger ale here. After doing some running around Dave went back to ...

Fin de vacances pour MCG, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Fin de vacances pour MCG

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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... appri que leur charter avait 24h d'avance (!!), les Bigan et les Perrin sont partis rapidement samedi midi  dans le sud du Burkina Faso, du coté de Pô, à Nazinga exactement, pour essayer de voir la faune sauvage. Ils avaient initialement prévu ...

Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Burkina Faso

A travel blog entry by arlash

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We are now in Burkina Faso.  The xmas celebrations are finally concluded. We have seven days left in Burkina , then on to Ghana for three weeks.  It will be game parks and back to the beaches for a while.  I like the desert but I have seen ...

July 12 Day 12 Ouagadougou , Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

July 12 Day 12 Ouagadougou

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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... a free piece of pistachio baklava, which she enjoyed. After the meal we went to see the building the building where the Ouagadougou branch of Sanga Markets will be located. Construction is finished and the shelves are in; it just needs to have the stock ...

July 11 Day 11  Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

July 11 Day 11 Ouagadougou

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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We decided last night at supper that today would be a day of rest. We were all too tired to have another big day of travel or activities.  Dave woke up during the night with a case of diarrhoea.  Ann woke up rested and very happy to have ...

July 20 Day 20 Back to Ouaga, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

July 20 Day 20 Back to Ouaga

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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We went to the Sanga Bakery for breakfast before heading back to Ouagadougou. Sanga needed to talk to lots of people before he left. It turned out we were also taking two new pups to Sanga's in house in Ouaga. We also stopped at one aunt’s, who had ...

Day 25 July 25 Ouagadougou continued, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Day 25 July 25 Ouagadougou continued

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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... a wedding going on which Sanga enjoyed watching and even got a free drink but he turned down the food. The Musee National du Burkina Faso was our next stop. Who would believe that a national museum would be closed on the weekend? We then decide to stop ...

Loving A Place That Names Itself Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Loving A Place That Names Itself Ouagadougou

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... had closed out the Mali portion of our West African Adventure and now needed to make our way to Burkina Faso and it’s wonderfully named capital, Ouagadougou (pronounced just as it looks- O-wa-ga-doo-goo, although the it’s widely known as ...

Souvenirs, souvenirs, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Souvenirs, souvenirs

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Souvenirs souvenirs à la pelle : d'abord un petit rectificatif : notre mauvaise et première impression  s'est transformée hier à la lumière du jour. Le centre ville (qui était jadis toute la ville) est en fait très agréable, propre, ...

Bora la, para Ouaga, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Bora la, para Ouaga

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... foram assassinados a sangue frio por mercenarios a mando do seu mano de armas, braco direito e actual presidente, Blaise Compraore. Alias, o Burkina Faso e outro dos paises em que se sente uma aura permanente de "nao esquecemos e nao perdes por esperar", ...

Rasasié d'Aventures, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Rasasié d'Aventures

A travel blog entry by teten

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... , mais aujourd'hui, malgré les invitations de découvertes de Leslie, je suis fermement décidé à quitter bien plus que le Burkina Faso, mais l'Afrique toute entière. J'étais venu en Afrique découvrir la vie des gens, partager leur quotidien, ...

Ils sont repartis, c'est triste !, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Ils sont repartis, c'est triste !

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Les meilleures choses ont une fin hélas. Dès ce matin, il y avait fébrilité pour préparer les bagages, surtout pour Denise et ses nombreux achats! Michèle très sobre est partie avec un tout petit sac (emprunté à Denise qui en voulait un gros!). ...

Day 26 July 26 Ouagadougou continued, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Day 26 July 26 Ouagadougou continued

A travel blog entry by annanddave

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Ann felt a little sick this morning; Dave knows what that's like. When Sanga came to pick us up for breakfast he told us some bad news. His 18 year old nephew had taken a car, not the one we are using, and hit a 30 year old pedestrian that was a ...

Marking time in Ouaga, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Marking time in Ouaga

A travel blog entry by withmeryltomali

Not really too much to say about Ouaga - very dusty, which in combination with exhaust fumes and smoke etc. left a burning sensation in my nose and throat. One of the things that I hadn't realized is that with all the dust in the air kicked up by the ...

Les photos arrivent dans toutes les entrées, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Les photos arrivent dans toutes les entrées

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

Cherchez et vous trouverez les nouvelles photos à partir de l'entrée 58, en cherchant un peu car on a complété en fonction de celles que l'on avait ...

Saddle-sore in Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Saddle-sore in Ouagadougou

A travel blog entry by withmeryltomali

... after Bobo where I could get email was in Ouagadougou (the thought of trying to transfer the money directly from a bank in Burkina Faso, in French, was too horrible to contemplate ) ... And I couldn't wait around in Bobo any longer otherwise I wouldn't ...

Ougadougou - On the Road, Ougadougou, Burkina Faso travel blog

Ougadougou - On the Road

A travel blog entry by chris_sayward

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