Tarmac and Desert December 18th 2002 We have now arrived in Bamako, the capital of Mali. It is roasting here, up to 37 C in the shade, and I am sure that things will get hotter. Thanks for all the mail you've been sending.
From Nouakchott to Nema the road was newish tarmac and we drove a good 400km each day. We didnt stop really for anything other than toilet stops, lunch and a quick stop in any towns for food etc. The scenery ... read more
Africa » Mali » District of Bamako » Bamako The Sudanese Republic and Senegal became independent of France in 1960 as the Mali Federation. When Senegal withdrew after only a few months, what formerly made up the Sudanese Republic was renamed Mali. Rule by dictatorship was brought to a close in... ... read more
We were twotravelbugs but now we are four we have become the travelbug tribe! We hope to instil in our daughters our love of travel, of exploring, of discovering. We are full of ideas and excitement, just waiting for our chance to see more of the world and bring them along with us.
Feel free to read through some of our travels. Many of our adventures were before we discovered travelblog so you'll just have to ask us about those. We have grouped some of our blogs into 'trips', shown below. Click on the relevant tab to see where we went and what we thought. Otherw... full info