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The political situation in Burkina:
So as you probably have heard from my last blog post or the news, there has been some political trouble in Burkina.
Blaise Compoare is the president ...
... many kids the school taught in their three classrooms! We were also bombarded by hundreds of the village kids who see our white skin from far away and come wanting pictures or to play with us!
Tuesday was a fun day! We had planned to visit a mosque here in Bobo and then see the old original village but we had to stay inside the compound because Burkina had a national protest ...
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 ...