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Travel Blogs from Segou
As any overcrowded and urbanized capital city, Bamako is not able to provide a fair insight into its country. It is therefore about time to go east and discover Mali's countryside, in particular its baobabs, hut villages, red roads and flat plateau.
Just a quick one to say thanks for all the birthday messages- I was in Dogon country in Mali on my birthday, part of a 3 day trek. As you know- very hot but well worth it, as I saw the masked dance in Tirelli on the big day.
When we got back to civilisation the guys had organised a cake and a band played at the hotel- very ...
... enough, so I decided to rush back to all of them and with some luck try to possibly recover them.
Bakery and the music shop were both in Rue 33. The guy in the bakery remembered me and somehow, in spite of my less than stellar French, he eventually got a fix on what I was looking for. He appeared genuinely sorry telling me that no, I had not left my glasses there. Next up, Daouda Dembélé was glad to see me again, but unfortunately he didn’t have my ...
... Speaking of love, the storefronts where decorated for the hallmark holiday of valentines coming up.
Other interesting factoids: Malian families never ride together in same car, they always split up. When you clink glasses during a toast, if a man taps the bottom of the woman's glass it means lets go have sex--the rule is not to do this in front of the wife's husband.
Off to the marche in the morning then to hell aka Cameroon.
... and naturally, they did not run any bus service between Ségou and Mopti. They may have connected Bamako and Mopti, and probably stopped by in Ségou along the way, but there was no bus line starting out from here. No Bittar line, in any case. So we went on to that main bus terminal. And true, it was quite far away. Not that I wouldn’t have been able to make it on foot, but you would first have to know where it is. Or at least have a good town map on you. Neither of it ...