La Rose des Sables

Rue de la Femme, Ouagadougou, 2338, Burkina Faso | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ouagadougou

The Real Africa

A travel blog entry by cyclingmo


... history to the children. Everyone sleeps outside on roofs of the homes, except during the rainy season. When children are born, the adults start their lives by giving them the tools they will need in life - girls are assumed to be future wives/mothers, and boys to be future hunters/farmers/gatherers, so girls are given calabashes (bowls made from the calabash tree acorns), and boys are given arrows/bows/farming tools. For girls, the number of calabashes they ...

Look out, 'The Lonely Liar' was actually right!

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren


... reserve where the crocodiles were sacred to the locals, we were able to get up close and personal with the crocodiles and they didn't bite. We fed them chicken and they still didn't bite, we even sat on them and no crocodile bite. Awesome hey, not like the crocs in Aus.
Off to the capital Ouagadougou, and we were in love with Burkina Faso and its people, 'The Lonely Liar' was right. Ouagadougou surprisingly showed aspects of a modern city, had great street ...

Ouagadougou, January 18, 2009 - Sunday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer


... the scale of income of a good deal of local population, so many a local lady sought to learn to do it herself, in order cut some expenses if possible. The cousin came for the same reason.

Na Prisca claimed she’d learned it well and she regularly did the hair to her mother and her sisters. But now it was her sister Tanya’s turn to do some apprenticeship of her own. And who better to practice it on than on a cousin who sought to get ...

Ouagadougou, January 14, 2009 - Wednesday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer


... out at me, yelling and snitching:

„He took a picture of you!“

Or something like that. All I understood was „photo“, but that was enough.

„Je sais,“ was Na Prisca’s indifferent answer. It stopped them in their tracks, and for a moment, like a collective deflated balloon they just stood there, completely clueless as to what to do next. And then they disappeared.

Around eleven, I left Ouaga ...

Ouagado do do _ push pineapples from the tree

A travel blog entry by queenietord


... time the highlight was a family of mongeese or should that be mongooses§§ We went on a walking safari in the morning and got very close to a spitting cobra, and certainly as close as I would have wanted to get. At one point we had to cross a stream on a fallen tree trunk. I was mildly worried qbout getting across but did it okay then Yuman, (from Hong Kong and very poor English) got her telescopic walking stick stuck in a branch and toppled herself into the ...


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