Le Bouctou

Address: BP 49, Timbuktu, Mali | Hotel
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This hotel, located on BP 49, Timbuktu, is near Bamako city centre, market and Bamako: vegetable market at the south bank.
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Travel Blogs from Timbuktu

April 8, 1360 - Timbuktu, Mali

A travel blog entry by catthi on Apr 08, 2014

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... In addition to Sankore, the other major mosques in Timbuktu are Djinguerebe.
Since I was so fascinated with the books though, my kind guide has agreed to take us to Sankore for his weekly prayers. Muslim culture forbids women to pray in the same quarters as men on Fridays, there day of prayer. As a result, while Ibn Jafar and Ahmed were praying, I took Janiah to the library. She does not seem to like me so far but hopefully she’ll warm up to me. She did ...


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

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... took all of 15 minutes or less. Then it was another ride in a police ute.

At the station we were told the worst. The German guy that was
with us had resisted getting into the gunmans car so they shot him. The other 3
were missing.

We stayed the night on the roof of the poice station. Not much sleep though, very sombre mood. I knew all the three that were missing as we had met them all earlier in our travels ...

Down the Niger to Timbuktu

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

... mosques - one in each village. Some seem quite elaborate.

Limited cropping. They can and do get water from the river - they must pay for it though - but generally the soil is poor. People fishing in little boats and we took the opportunity each day to buy a couple for the evening meal.

Stopped off at one village. Lots of children, all after anything they can get. Empty water bottles quite ...

Timbuktu, Mali

A travel blog entry by evanc on Feb 18, 1971

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In the past month my ship has traveled around the southern tip of Africa, stopped at many ports, and reached port on the coast of Mali. From there I loaded my goods into a caravan and traveled inland to Timbuktu, one of Mali's amazing cities. I have already visited many of Timbuktu's huge libraries and have never seen so many books in my life. Books are the hottest ...

Timbuktu: Land of Learning

A travel blog entry by marmoney on Sep 12, 1970

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September 12, 1310
It was a relatively safe and easy journey to Timbuktu in the Mali Empire. The trade routes in the Mali Empire are widely considered some of the safest trade routes, and there is a very little amount of thieves and burglars. This was a nice change from the danger of the borders of the Delhi Sultanate. Timbuktu is famous for being a center of intellect, and is part of one of the wealthiest ...

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Traveler Photos Le Bouctou Timbuktu

09. View from Bouctou Hotel terrace
Timbouctou, Mali