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... through competitions for decoration etc., so we'll cross our fingers that they are successful.
Dance and music are omnipresent throughout the country, and their musical instruments are sometimes very creative - a lot of drums, of course... The ballafon (like a xellephon (sp?)) is significant.
Ok, this is only day 1, and I've already written too much, so - although this is only a week-long trip, I need to split it into two blogs. More to follow....
... and local bars and once again had friendly locals.
So in a nutshell, like 'The Lonely Liar' had hinted, we loved Burkina Faso!!! The scenary was great, the markets were cool, the music was groovy and the food made us full. But the people, oh the people, they were amazing, so friendly, so welcoming. Overall the people were Burkina Faso's greatest asset. Look out, 'The Lonely Liar' was actually right!!! Burkina Faso will be remembered as one of our top five countries of all ...
... of charge anyway? So the two girls spread a blanket on the ground in the yard, Tanya took a seat on a yellow plastic canister next to it, and the treatement began.
At first I watched with just half an interest. Na Prisca would come around every now and then to give her sister occasional instructions and that was it. But suddenly, the things adopted a much more entertaining spin. At one point – and I have no idea if it was just a regular part ...
... this place called Gorom-Gorom where every Thursday the folks from all over the area gathered for a celebrated weekly market. Even if judging by the map of Burkina Faso you'd say that the shortest way to reach Gorom-Gorom from Ouahigouya would be to head straight east, conditions on the ground dictated otherwise. There were no roads to speak of between the two towns and that particular trip was only for the most adventurous.
The rest of us had to take the roundabout ...
... up to her chest along with her compact and DSLR cameras. Both of them are now completely knackered and I just stood and stared because had I known it was that deep I would have probablt fallen in too. Sha smashed her glasses a couple of days previously so isn;t fairing too well. Some of the other pax are complete ar"eholes but fortunately they mix in with the other 18. Alison and I by stealth managed to keep our individual tents so at least at night I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed