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... Aout, a sports center where the Festival’s opening ceremonies have been held since its debut, thirty years ago. The stadium, that held forty thousand people that night, was built in celebration of the renaming of Burkina Faso, which means the “land of the upright people”, from its former name under colonization (the attempt by a country to establish settlements and impose political and economic control and principles. Often associated ...
... Only one every week. The same morning. And sorry, it is cancelled this week. ALL of them! Exasperated, at company N°4, I could not help accusing the poor woman at the desk that coordination existed between the companies... (the woman was not impressed!). Then I remembered I am no longer a cartel lawyer! And I shut up and had a coke. Tomorrow is another ...
... Probably less than a kilometre away from my hotel, it gave me a chance for a nice little stretch of legs. And when a few minutes later I arrived at the Place de Nations Unies, the digital display just above the globe on the roundabout there showed 21°C. And we were just shy of nine in the morning.
I crossed the road and as I was getting closer to the building housing the café, a guy approached me with a ubiquitous „bonjour“, matched his pace to mine and started ...
However, Paul and Lois didn’t plan to stop by in Burkinabe capital any longer than necessary to buy themselves onward bus tickets. As for me, I wasn’t going to press on that hard. Instead, I was going to stay overnight in the city and follow them the next morning.
And then, in a place called Bousse, which couldn’t be found on any relevant tourist map of Burkina Faso, we witnessed something that to all three of us went down a ...
... area of West Africa and the mosques are the Sudanese mud style mosque with the sticks up the outside. I:m sure you have all seen photos of them before but very photogenic; Ghana was English speaking so very easy but we are back to speaking French. We have also got 2 English blokes on the trip now who now live in France and are complete bloody know it alls. ONe even answered a question about what sort of footwear we will need to wear on our Dogon trek in a few ...
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