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... actually how technical and fast it is. You can also see some definite rules and hierarchy when the men and women are dancing, certain men seem to be respected more than others and get free range of the dance floor.
We’re now in an area called the Senofou region. It has some amazing landscape including the Domes de Fabedougou and the Sindou peaks. Both I think were formed when the land was under the ocean and ...
... the cutest thing ever.
The rest of the week I explored more of the neighborhood, walking around and taking some pictures. This also provided me with the following dilemma: I want to take pictures of everything, but I find it tremendously annoying when tourists do the same thing in Holland. Until now I’ve gone with not being the weird Japanese tourist, so I’ll try to describe the area. It is what you expect when you think of Africa: ...
... with this fact. Perhaps the abundance of mopeds. Everywhere we looked, there they were. It was like being in Asia.
We had decided that this was a good opportunity to find the souvenirs for this trip. Statues and masks were our targets, something nicer than the simple things sold on every street corner. After running around central Ouaga for a while, we asked taxi drivers if they could take us to a area we had spotted the previous night with lines of shops with items ...
... and my basic „très bien, merci“ were a sufficient basis for the two of us to get along fabulously.
So I was sitting outside on a plastic chair, reading a bit and watching people a bit, all along expecting Na Prisca to come „any minute“. That any minute turned out to be about an hour and a half later. Well, this was Africa and there was no way around it. While you were there, you just had to adjust to their pace.
And when you do it at their pace, ...
... a book, write an entry in your diary and have your lunch, in that order or otherwise. Just the same.
Truth to say, I didn’t mind being on my own in Ouaga at all. Na Prisca was not the world’s toughest walker and if she had been with me, I wouldn’t have been going much on foot around there. Not that Ouaga had to offer loads in terms of sightseeing. In terms of landmarks, it was said to lag pretty much behind other cities in the region. A novice in ...