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DISASTER

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... at the guest house with armed guards.

Sunday saw us drive with a police escort to Burkino Faso. We had an armed guy in our truck plus an armed jeep leading the way. Sped the process up getting to the border - we were just waved through each check point. Bit over the top really but they were taking no chances with us also going missing.

Burkino Faso - formally Haute and Upper Volta for those old guys out there . But ...

Down the Niger to Timbuktu

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

... set up my mossie net and mattress on the rooftop. Armed guards on the gate.

That night went to a bar so got some nightlife

Friday was a sightseeing day. A guided tour of the town, the mosques (Djingareyber, Sankore, and Sidi Yahia), a museum, the market, etc. Great town, even though its mainly shabby flat roofed buildings in sandy streets. Very friendly.

Then it all happened.


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A travel blog entry by 2africa

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... 1082;и на завтр 72;к (котор 099;й ем, главн 99;м образ 86;м, потом 91; что требу 77;тся для прием 72; ...

Timbuktu

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx

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... be said, brought me to the present day Timbuktu.

Today, the town is not the wealthy centre of commerce and culture it once was. It is a dusty outpost which contains few attractions, save for the houses and other buildings which are noted in history as being significant in its European discovery. And yet it is a pleasant place to wander and spend a day or two in.

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A boat ride to the desert

A travel blog entry by cathjama

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... locals on the deck. We had a cabin for the 2 and a half day journey, but many just found a space on the decks to hang out – not great on the first night when there was a fierce thunderstorm! It was a wonderfully relaxing journey –the peace broken by a small party for Cam’s birthday on the first night :)

Arriving in Timbuktu – all too early – we were inundated by ...

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This hotel, located on BP : 142, Timbuktu, is near Bamako city centre, market and Bamako: vegetable market at the south bank.
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