Maison Chez Giuliana
Travel Blogs from Ouagadougou
... they are married forms part of their dowry, and shows their importance in the community - the more you have, the more important you are...
Unfortunately, there are only 2 fully decorated villages left in this area, and my guide is afraid that
it is a dying part of their culture, as it is difficult to get the young people to want to continue the traditions. Luckily the government is subsidizing this part of their culture and encouraging the youth ...
... reserve where the crocodiles were sacred to the locals, we were able to get up close and personal with the crocodiles and they didn't bite. We fed them chicken and they still didn't bite, we even sat on them and no crocodile bite. Awesome hey, not like the crocs in Aus.
Off to the capital Ouagadougou, and we were in love with Burkina Faso and its people, 'The Lonely Liar' was right. Ouagadougou surprisingly showed aspects of a modern city, had great street ...
... the scale of income of a good deal of local population, so many a local lady sought to learn to do it herself, in order cut some expenses if possible. The cousin came for the same reason.
Na Prisca claimed she’d learned it well and she regularly did the hair to her mother and her sisters. But now it was her sister Tanya’s turn to do some apprenticeship of her own. And who better to practice it on than on a cousin who sought to get ...
Paul and Lois turned out to be nice, friendly and communicative, just as most Americans are, wherever you find them. You can always tell the Americans from the rest of the white bunch just by their chatty ways, even if you are deaf to their accent. So this couple was no exception. Soon we realised that we were all headed in the same direction, at least for the next two or three days. Same as me, they were well informed about the fact that up there, in north-east of the country, ...
... time the highlight was a family of mongeese or should that be mongooses§§ We went on a walking safari in the morning and got very close to a spitting cobra, and certainly as close as I would have wanted to get. At one point we had to cross a stream on a fallen tree trunk. I was mildly worried qbout getting across but did it okay then Yuman, (from Hong Kong and very poor English) got her telescopic walking stick stuck in a branch and toppled herself into the ...
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