Azalai Grand Hotel
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Bamako
Woke up this morning to find we had a
drinking water leak so had to switch off the system. Carrying on we
have eventually reached Bamako and have never seen so many mopeds in
one place before, Apart from being cheap to run it seems that they do
not need a licence nor insurance and tax to drive a moped. We tried
to find a camp site we had heard about but were not able to find it
and no one had heard of it. As a result we then spent the next 4
... elephant; it’ll leave finger marks
12. Do not cross your legs, it’ll show the holes, dirt and vegetation stuck to your socks.
13. Don’t be overwhelmed by the disapproving glances of the man in snake skin boots next to you as he looks at your smelly ...
... not well advertised. Occasionally you can find bread, but this is made with sand rather than flour so although filling it is not really nutritious or appetizing.
Nouakchott (the Capital) is however a different kettle of fish and the cuisine is haute. Strangely however ...
We arrived in Bamako at the start of the week during which the Muslim festival of Eid Tabaski is celebrated. This experience is where the story of this town ought to begin.
The morning of wednesday 17th started with, it has to be said, beautiful, albeit early (6am), sounds of calls to prayer and koranic preachings eminating from mosques throughout the city. Such early calls occur daily here (there are five calls to prayer each day: sunrise, noon, ...
This is just a quickie to say that i have been to Timbuktu and survived. We got to Bamako this afternoon and have caught up with the truck again. I know we are bushcamping tomorrow night but Im not sure after that so not sure when ill get internet but the co driver has let me borrow his laptop to let you all know I am safe. I had a brilliant tiime in Timbuktu but more about that another day.
Lots of love