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... was fabulous, mostly because it came straight out of the pain, into some bread and into our hands. Half a baguette, a two egg omelette, a café au lait and a tea with lemon cost about 70p! We’ll be back!
We wandered down to the same tailor who’d made our dresses to see if she could turn up my wrap around skirt so that I wouldn’t have to roll the top so much. While a different girl in the shop was doing that, 'our’ lady was ...
... if I made the wrong choice, and should have said I’d go home, get a bar job or something and then come back to Burkina in January to do six months. But what’s done is done!
Onwards to Ghana, I am sure I’ll have a great time, and will try hard not to compare everything to Burkina…
We will still be living in host families at least J
A funny thing I haven’t mentioned yet that’s been occurring while we’ve ...
... neighbourhood at that time. I had wondered why the gun shots sounded closer this morning that they had the night before, and found out that people were going round with rifles on scooters and motorbikes.
You could tell the situation was worrying everyone, as no one in my family went to work today and the children were kept inside the houses. I later saw that the small businesses that line the streets are also closed today.
Around 9am, Eleonore called again to tell me to pack ...
Monday 7th at 8.30am we were collected by taxi and taken to the head office of International Service in Burkina Faso. It was in walking distance of the hotel and, as the address suggests, opposite a radio station. (The majority of roads here do not have names so addresses tend to use landmarks instead, such as 'opposite radio station' or ‘next to petrol station’)
Training was to be on Monday 9-4, Tuesday ...
... we stopped in Dori for lunch and then to the presidents house to see his garden. Very few people can see his garden, which I would call a zoo, but Mohammed our guide said he was the son of an important military man and so we got in. We fed elephants and saw hyenas and lions and hippos! Then all of a sudden in started to pour. I have never ever in my life been so excited about rain, and I get pretty excited at home! We were hot and dusty (the ground ...