Blogs from Boromo, Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso, Africa

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Africa » Burkina Faso » Boucle du Mouhoun » Boromo August 13th 2007

Once arrived in Koni Kombuaré, Bah, our Dogon guide (see ) had left us in the hands of his friend Alpha to escort us to Bankass and further beyond to the Burkina Faso border. The guy turned out to be the usual egocentric, ‘cool-man-don’t-worry-be-happy’ guy who never shut up and whose company makes one appreciate the beauty of loneliness. Had we spent four whole days together we would have probably arrived to a ‘to win or to die’ epilogue, Clint Eastwood alike. And Bankass would have actually been the most indicated location for an end like “The good, the bad and the ugly” ,with its dust, its bales of straw flying around and its lizards seeking hide underground. I believe I had never set foot in such a God-forgotten, dusty hole as this one: a single ... read more
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