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... but had ruled like a dictator. He took power from his best friend in a coup d'Útat and now has 3/4 of the power in parliament while the opposition has only a fourth. He has ruled for 27 years by changing the constitution of Burkina to allow him to stay in power. His government has also allegedly tampered with votes from elections to give himself more power.
... was on strike. We played games and did some more laundry and hung around but it was cool to here the protests all day.
Wednesday, we crammed two days together, so in the morning we saw the mosque and the old neighbourhood which was cool and then the afternoon we hiked into a random jungle to see the sacred fish. In the jungle we watched a man sacrifice a poor chicken ...
We did manage to get the parcel as it was only for one day, but took a while to find the office. We ended up getting overcharged at the camp, they do not realise that it all ends up on the internet and does more harm than good for them. We are now heading for the capital Ouagadougou to get our visa for Benin. Did not make it but it was a very nice drive and we stopped in a nice place just off the road for the ...
... trumpets and whistles for passing dancers, they provoke them until they run and follow them, then the whole mob runs away.
Because there are many mobs there is a lot of running.
I got Plasmodium falciparum Malaria and Typhus, which is a strange Combination, as normally People who have both die from either one.
But i feel quite well, a bit stupid maybe but quite ok.
Im nearly at the end of this trip so i take that as an goodbye ...
... s dinner. After again pulling up for the night on the river and having another lovely and filling feed we slipped off peacefully to sleep ahead of our last day on the river - where at lunchtime we would arrive in the city of Segou and be reunited with the truck.
Just on the outskirts of our destination we stopped at another local village - however this time it was located immediately next to a hotel resort and clearly they had more visitors than the previous ...