Timbuktu (Tombouctou)

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Bamako was quite nice although sian didn

Bamako was quite nice although sian didn't ...

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... off for Timbuktu. Sophie and Tijn have taken a short break from the truck and have travelled on to Burkina Faso and we travelled to Timbuktu with Tim and Pascal alongside in their landrover, 2 guys we first met at the Zebra Bar in St Louis. We bushcamped ...

Tombouctou, January 8, 2009 - Thursday, Tombouctou, Mali travel blog

Tombouctou, January 8, 2009 - Thursday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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... It turned out he was married to a Belgian woman and together they ran a travel agency, offering package tours across Mali. With an accent right now on Tombouctou and the Essakane festival, of course. He introduced himself as Buba. Naturally, being ever a ...

Tombouctou, January 7, 2009 - Wednesday, Tombouctou, Mali travel blog

Tombouctou, January 7, 2009 - Wednesday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

... another flattened tyre, first camels, Tuaregs with and without swords, domestic animals and western tourists descending in droves on Tombouctou. Besides, for some reason I felt I might come across as pretty impolite should I turn the supper down. Maybe ...

Tombouctou, January 9, 2009 - Friday, Tombouctou, Mali travel blog

Tombouctou, January 9, 2009 - Friday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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... would-be had an entirely different plan. He brought me to the town centre, on the Boulevard Askia Mohamed, that paved artery of Tombouctou and to my astonishment, simply dropped me off there. „Wait here,“ he said. „Someone will come for ...