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.
During a walk through town I bump into two wedding parties. Houses in Segou generally are not big, so if you have a wedding party, you simply make it spill into the street.
29 December ...
As expected he music has got better in Mali, and should get better still with Bamako coming up.
Anyway I'm going to get off as I need to eat before a trip to a pottery village- a few km down the *****!
Thanks again and I'll update you more in Bamako- if I can get out of bed after the parties!
... or a bakery shop where I had bought bread for Mopti today. Daouda Dembélé’s music shop. And Internet café. That was all. I struck the supermarket off the list. For the sheer reason of distinctly remembering how I had put the glasses down on the bakery counter when I had asked for bread in my rudimentary French. But I didn’t remember putting them back on.
So it left me with three spots where my glasses could have been lost.
It was ...
... I had an accent--still trying to determine what the double meaning was. I bet him his suitcase would arrive on the day he was leaving and I won the bet. One did get me to pronounce budget correctly--bood j. And no that was not in the same conversation as the ladies of the night. Thursday is Salsa night at the Terrace--the instructor was there dancing with his students and I was imagining how much money he is raking in from lonely expats who fall ...