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... saw all kinds of food and beads and fabrics. I bought a couple bracelets there. Then we rode camels, well technically they are dromedaries... We got to see a local village and about an hour later we stopped to fix our pants/skirts that had hiked up. We returned to the desert and took showers again and ate dinner. We had a second tea ceremony and then went to bed under the stars. That morning we packed up and traversed Burkina back to Ouaga. On the ...
... a local artisan cooperative the day I arrived, peddlers have been almost non-existent (except in the City). A welcome relief from the more touristy countries. I've been dubbed "Mama Africa" by Ogo. He says it is someone who is accepting of the African way of life. I kind of like it.
Burkina Faso is a country steeped in superstition and religion - Animism is especially prevalent throughout and is fascinating. Animists believe that the spirits of ...
... pluggers to a happy local boy. And where do you think we finished our first day in the relaxed town of Bobo-Dioulasso? Where else but a little local bar with smiling locals, where we were served a spicy, crispy, dried liver snack. Awesome, such a relaxed place. 'The Lonely Liar' was finally right!
Bobo-Dioulasso become more unforgetable when we went on a guided tour of the mud mosque and the old town. We got to see how the locals live, played with the local kids, tried ...
... from Kumasi to Ouga was no less than 8 hours late, leaving me trying to grab some kip at the bus station. Fun.
And Friday; I’d inadvertently overstayed my 60 day entrance stamp by 4 days so got hit with a fine (of eighteen pounds…) for this indiscretion. All of this, and a 16 hr coach journey, with a toe the size of a small cucumber.
Anyway, whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger (so they say) and Ouga is ...
... cabbie would, that was out of question. If nothing else, then on principle.
I refused, to the driver's obvious displeasure. So he asked and Na Prisca translated:
„How much do you want?“
„Tell him that yesterday I paid 1000 francs on my way here and I’m not paying any more now.“
Not surprisingly, the guy said it was „too little“. When I wouldn’t budge, he tried to win me over by ...