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... and seeing as his party has the majority in government, it was definitely going to pass.
Thursday, October 30, the people protested again, this time targeting Parliament. In Ouaga, the capital city we were in a couple days ago, the people set fire to parliament and burnt many documents, making it impossible for a vote to take place.
... it was eye opening.
The next morning, Thursday was eventful. We woke up and got dressed to look as nice as possible and then we went to see a catholic Bishop. It was so cool! He was chosen to be at the Vatican when the Pope was inaugurated and he was written tons of books! He was the cutest old man ever and he remembered everything. In Burkina the people ask us to ...
... upstairs to
the mens bedroom. This was about the same size but had the top of the
chimney in the floor so it would be much warmer. There was a door
leaving here to take you to a covered section with an open wall for
sitting in and this also led to the lounge roof which made an open
terrace. Here there was another hole in the roof to let light into
the lounge below. In addition on the outside edge there was a
staircase made ...
... the mine is filled with lots of drugs and drink and crime. A hard and sad life for the women. I understand from our guide that life expectancy in Burkina Faso is somewhere between 50 and 60 years of age in general, but it must be much less for those in the mining areas I think.
About 55-60% of kids go to school, but schooling is only funded to high school. After that, the government pays for the high school teachers salaries, but everything else is paid ...
... on 31st December 2010 we arrived in the 2nd city around lunchtime, parking up at the train station. Fortunately myself and a couple of other were able to find a good drinks wholesaler and I picked up a couple of crates of very reasonable (under 1£ a pint) beer which turned out to be Germain lager - but nevertheless did very nicely for the evening - even better when chilled in our eskie fridge with fresh ice!
After borrowing one of the trolleys to wheel the stash ...
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