Hotel De L'Amitie

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Travel Blogs from Ouahigouya

Life is wonderful, why not enjoy it?!

A travel blog entry by thomasrjmeijer

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From a low point in my stay here I got to the highest so far. Partly due to coincidence I finally found myself outside of Ouagadougou for the first time and maybe because I had no expectations it proved that great. As Mr Ziba – a regular costumer of le Foyer always says: ''Life is wonderful, why not enjoy it?!'’

My house is located at a big 'roundabout’ next to the maquis Nostalgie. The window of my room connects to the backyard, and it’s happened ...

Gana bali, Dogon

A travel blog entry by choy

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... to us, sounded like a long rhythmic verse consisting of poli and seo. Usually these exchanges were just formalities, but Baba told us, that it was expected that if one was told about an ill family member or perhaps a newborn, they would visit the very next day.


Just some way from the Dogon village was a Tellem village, also in the cliff-side. It was cave dwellings cut into the cliff and tellingly small, to suit the small stature of the pygme people. All along the escarpment ...

Yako, January 13, 2009 - Tuesday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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Roads in Burkina Faso are somewhat better than those in Mali. And buses are often a considerable improvement over Malian ones. Also, in addition to all that, in Burkina Faso you can occasionally experience an incredible treat of leaving on schedule. So for all those reasons, and after two weeks of erratic road conditions and traffic connections north of the border, the ride from Ouahigouya to Ouagadougou felt almost like a deluxe ...

Ouahigouya, January 13, 2009 - Tuesday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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I was out in front of the hotel considerably earlier than eight in the morning. That's how it is in Africa. Unless you’re a local or dying to go partying every night, an average African settlement doesn’t necessarily beckon with night life. On the face of it, everything closes up quite early and a lone wolf like me usually has little choice other than to retreat into the hotel room. And being early in your hotel room usually translates into being up early next ...

Ouahigouya, January 12, 2009 - Monday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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January 12, 2009 - Monday

And then it was finally Ouahigouya. Whoever has never tried to undertake the trip from Mopti would undoubtedly find it hard to believe that it easily took me eight hours to cover the distance of… what? Some two hundred and twenty kilometres as the crow flies? Make it three hundred on the ground? If at all? Something that anywhere in Europe wouldn't take more than three hours of a very conservative driving, border crossings included?

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