Travel Blogs from Ouagadougou
... some kind that I was immune to, having had my shots.
I always thought of the Aztecs as being alien and cruel, while the Canadian First Nations were like your friendly uncle who likes to pull your leg. The Cree people I have known were like that. The Orenda gives a whole other meaning to "pulling his leg." Of course life in Europe was also harsh and unfair in the 17th century.
The book deals with powerful themes: loss and ...
... is French (as it will be for the rest of the countries I visit in West Africa, so Stella and Elie will be proud that I am finally getting a chance to practice my French! - not that I can understand much of what they say back to me, but I'm getting there...), although there are approx. 37 other languages in the country - of which Moree (spoken by the Mossi tribe) is the largest, followed by Djoula (by the Djoula & a mix of other tribes) and Fulfulde (by ...
... out to me that the Foreign and Commenwealth Office now disadvises travel to pretty much all touristy bits of Mali because of the threat of kidnapping by Al-Qaeda (now this blog will be read by someone at GCHQ…) I’ve decided to skip Mali; partly for this reason.
· I then put my foot in a sewer on the way back from the German medics’ student hostel (it was dark) and did two of my toes in. Bruising, blood and ...
... t way too happy to oblige, particularly after the accident early in the morning in Dori. But eventually I agreed, telling myself that this would be the last one.
It wasn’t, in fact. We had another ride together after lunch, on my way back to the hotel. But I lived to talk about it and at the end of the day it was all that mattered.
When some time later she left, I realised I was as good as ready for the good rest for the rest of the ...
... with a mechanic. I chatted with the locals and learnt some words in Mossi while the mechanic did his magic. As usual a part of the conversation revolved around where I was from.
Burkinabe: "Where are you from?"
Me: “What do you think?”
Me: after a pause ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed