TripAdvisor Reviews Le Jacana Segou
Travel Blogs from Segou
During a walk through town I bump into two wedding parties. Houses in Segou generally are not big, so if you have a wedding party, you simply make it spill into the street.
29 December ...
Just a quick one to say thanks for all the birthday messages- I was in Dogon country in Mali on my birthday, part of a 3 day trek. As you know- very hot but well worth it, as I saw the masked dance in Tirelli on the big day.
When we got back to civilisation the guys had organised a cake and a band played at the hotel- very ...
... loss. But I was not going to be Bill Gates any time soon, either.
Well, if there was any consolation in all that, then it was the fact that someone had gotten richer by a margin which handsomely exceeded average monthly income in these parts. The only question was, would they be aware of it?
Having left my Ray Bans in Ségou, I arrived at the gare de routiere shortly after eight. I reported at the shabby concrete box which moonlighted as the sales outlet ...
... Speaking of love, the storefronts where decorated for the hallmark holiday of valentines coming up.
Other interesting factoids: Malian families never ride together in same car, they always split up. When you clink glasses during a toast, if a man taps the bottom of the woman's glass it means lets go have sex--the rule is not to do this in front of the wife's husband.
Off to the marche in the morning then to hell aka Cameroon.
... on the back seat of a motor-bike, tends to behave in an exactly opposite manner. Particularly when it’s easier to hit a pothole than to miss it.
Well, we reached the bus terminal on two wheels and in one piece, I am happy to say. I bravely endured all the leaps and jerks, jumps and kicks, and then, nearly stiff as a bone, finally dismounted, happily entrusting my life to my own feet again. My rider went out of his way to assist me in enquiring about and ...