Goundam

Goundam, Mali

Travel Blogs from Goundam

Goundam Travel Blogs (2)
Day 12: Diré Straits or Siege of the Hippos, Banks of the Niger, Mali travel blog

Day 12: Diré Straits or Siege of the Hippos

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

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Two hours after our morning slug of liquid death, our camels lurch into Timbuktu and we hobble off, rubbing our respective parts, as we go to meet Abou for our connection to Kouriome, and, hopefully, a luxury pinasse. With a three-day voyage (or ...

Day 13: Beer on the Niger, Banks of the Niger, Mali travel blog

Day 13: Beer on the Niger

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

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I meet the day in continuing rude health, despite nocturnal bovine interruptions. Bedecked in Touareg blanket and turban, we set off at 6am and travel in silence as the dawn slowly breaks, warm coffee to hand. ...