Bamako July 26th 2009 Hello from Bamako
Wow was it ever pleasent and hellish to get here.
No good direct transport through Guinea so I had to hop bush taxis.
First one was really easy: Conakry to Mamou.
Only real stories from this are the asshole cops who want bribes threaten me with arrest for holding someone elses passport (they said i didnt look like my picture); and there were lots of police check points too. ... 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