La Rose des Sables

Rue de la Femme, Ouagadougou, 2338, Burkina Faso | Hotel
 

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"The Orenda" by Joseph Boyden, 2013

A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear

This is an impressive and memorable book. It gives us a vivid picture of a culture of which only traces remain, and an account of important events in our history. It brings to life the original peoples of Ontario: their closeness to the natural world, life in the longhouse, their metaphysical beliefs, their agricultural, hunting, and burial practices. The lacrosse game ("the creator's game, little brother of war") on pp 175-177, and the post-game analysis, ...

You wanted Africa, you got Africa

A travel blog entry by thomasrjmeijer

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... to the restaurant, where I spent the day practicing French, reading and meeting new people. On Fridays there is always a concert, and this week it was the Zaga Zaya band, a group of artists making reggae and rap music. I had to leave early as I was totally exhausted. The new impressions and especially the heat are not be underestimated.

On Saturday Parfait, the evening bartender that I had a long ‘conversation’ in French with the ...

Up in Burkina

A travel blog entry by choy

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... of the river.

The merchant showed us into what by African terms would be a large warehouse, filled with masks, statues and other wooden carvings of every size and style, cover all the floor and walls. Slowly browsing the items and trying to narrow down the wide selection to the ones interesting for each of us. Luckily, we had all decided early on what type of items, each of us were looking for. Still it took forever as every item had its story and many were ...

Ouagadougou, January 17, 2009 - Saturday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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... who is ever in a hurry here?

All in all, it took us several pleasant and easy-going hours to consider our lunch over. If I was the guy who ate dinners, and if I had wanted to order myself one, I would have probably had to place an order right away, back to back to lunch, if I had intended to have it reasonably on time.

As for Na Prisca, she was not a night owl. As far as I knew, she never went out of an evening. I couldn’t quite get my head around as to why. All I ...

Burkina Faso land of queues, roads and bins

A travel blog entry by kkandsteve

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... Burkina Faso – B.F). After much haggling we managed to negotiate the private charter of a 4x4 to Koro, from there we could get bush Taxis to B.F.

After traveling in; buses with wheels that fell off, taxi’s with flat tyres and windscreens made of Clingfilm, rickety ferries that became grounded, bush taxis with animal livestock and the cow cart, I was pretty pleased with the idea of a romping Toyota 4x4. We set off early ...

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