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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April 8, 1360 - Timbuktu, Mali

A travel blog entry by catthi on Apr 08, 2014

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After about a month of traveling via caravan, Ibn Jafar has taken us to Timbuktu. Although it is not traditionally considered as part of Indian Ocean trade, he says that all trade is connected and that Timbuktu has a lot trading opportunities. In addition, it has a vibrant culture and it has an interesting commodity: books. In fact, books are such a high commodity that one of Timbuktu's greatest mosques, the Sankore, is also a library in addition to being a traditional place ...


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

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... 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.


Talleyho Timbuktu

A travel blog entry by teguerre119 on Jun 24, 1970

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... and decided to investigate. Flipping though the pages of a few books with a translator talking some the the pages to me, I decided to buy a book of poetry with the gold and what cotton cloth I had left. Alexandra went to go look at the city a bit more while I opened a small stand for trade and rebuilding the time machine. With the information packed books, I was able to quickly rebuild ...


A travel blog entry by jenn_le on Apr 21, 1970

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... retired to bed unwillingly. Although I wanted to stay a little longer in the city, I knew I had to leave the next morning to experience and see new cities and sights.

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