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Exploring Timbuktu

Like taking a step back into time... Man, I love new and exotic places!
The Mali Finale! part 5- Timbuktu

April 29th 2009
"Great! After sixteen long hours, we've finally made it to Timbuktu! Where are we gonna sleep?" That was the general sentiment that prevailed Friday at five o'clock in the morning. Our growing anxiety however was soon put to rest when we met up with a guy named Ali. Interestingly enough, I had actually talked to him on the phone in Mopti [He's close friends with guys we failed to take the 4X4 f ... read more
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Malian Flag 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
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