Hotel la Colombe

Address: Rue Askia Mohammed, Timbuktu, Mali | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Rue Askia Mohammed, Timbuktu, is near Bamako city centre, market and Bamako: vegetable market at the south bank.
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      A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Nov 25, 2011

      1 comment

      ... taken 4 people hostage - the only western ones there. A German from our group, the two boys on motorbikes who we had first met in Fez and more recently Bamako( South African and Swedish), and the husband of a couple travelling in a land cruiser - Dutch couple. His wife had hidden under the table and was not spotted by the gunmen. We were told to get our gear and go with the police to the police station as we were not safe where we were ...

      Down the Niger to Timbuktu

      A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Nov 25, 2011

      ... your house each year?

      Lots of birds ( white and grey herons, kingfishers, hawks ) The men also havelots of birds as well. Each one can have 4 wives ( plus a 5th as a slave)!!!!! But, he must build a seperate house for each one so that's not for me. And 10 + children. Sadly however, many die before they are 5. Our guide on the boat had a family of 11 but only 5 of his children were still alive.



      A travel blog entry by 2africa on Feb 17, 2011

      49 photos

      ... 1086; 84;у сущес 90;вовал& #1072; реаль 85;ая опасн 86;сть потер 03;ться. Неско 83;ько лет назад был ...

      A boat ride to the desert

      A travel blog entry by cathjama on Aug 21, 2010

      1 comment, 10 photos

      ... source of income.

      A camel ride in the desert and taking tea with local Tuaregs in their tent were the highlights in this town on the edge of the Sahara (and yes we did bring home some Sahara sand with us). The Tuaregs are nomads who were thought to have founded Timbuktu (literal meaning – well of the woman with the large navel – yes, quite) which developed into a trading centre 1000 ...

      Korioume, January 11, 2009 - Sunday

      A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer on Jul 03, 2010

      24 photos

      ... good about it at all, for I knew that what I had just given them was basically something that was on its way to soon become just a waste for me. In other words, no sacrifice under any stretch of imagination. I just disposed of the waste in this manner, nothing more.

      During the day Korioume was pretty lively and interesting. Nothing in the way of being oversized, it was nevertheless a settlement which – at least at first impression – offered quite a ...