The Sleeping Camel

Rue 25, Porte 80, Bamako, 0000, Mali | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bamako

Bamako buddies

A travel blog entry by robspackman


... His cousin, a muscular teenager, crouched over the hot charcoal making us tea and dripping with perspiration. His aged aunt, her face folded into a hundred smiling crinkles, peeled us mangoes and dandled a snotty child on her knee. We sat in the cool of the mango tree looking out over the city below. It’s surprisingly green from above, and from a distance the filthy, stinking and polluted canal running through the centre looks like ...


A travel blog entry by chrisandjanet

... the kind of things people here make into alcohol. I draw the line at some of the food here since monkey and other bush meat is always on sale, but I am always prepared to try the local alcohol. This does not necessarily mean beer brewed at the local brewery but the stuff you have ...

Bamako, Music and Papa Noel!

A travel blog entry by frusc101


... odd passing local we arrived into camp to a lovely sunset and early night. The next morning was surprisingly chili and again after taking the opportunity to snap the picturesque sunrise, I wrapped up warm on the truck until the day inevitably began to heat up. There were some nice spots we stopped at for lunch and inevitably all sought out a shady spot to grad a bite to eat.

Having now entered Mali, fortunately in the "cold" or simply "hot" season (ass opposed to very ...

Rose tints and road flints

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

This is a top pick!

... amusement of their own.

Mostly Renault station wagons. Ten passengers inside with bags at rear and atop.

Visibly the chassis seems to buckle. Two in the front passenger seat, then four and four in seats bucketed for three and three.

Locked not hip to hip, rather hip to thigh to hip to thigh, the unlucky one lands up sitting in the thin metal strut beneath the least cushioned part of the seat. Moving an inch sideways means all move an inch ...

Bamako, January 2, 2009 - Friday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer


... up somewhere on the ground. And once he was done with his „cleaning", his teeth sufficiently disinfected, he tossed this piece of wood away just as he had picked it up in the first place.

Almost everyone had long sleeves on, and I was in a tiny minority of those who felt comfortable at the temperature of maybe 18 or 20C. Na Prisca wrapped her up, as well, and more than once asked if I was feeling cold. But my discomfort would come later, when the sun rose.

At first ...

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This hotel, located on Rue 25, Porte 80, Bamako, is near Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) and Bamako Sights.
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