IMAGES OF MALI...UP THE NIGER IN A LEAKY BOAT...MOPTI TO TIMBUKTU March 31st 2011 IMAGES OF MALI...UP THE NIGER IN A LEAKY BOAT
We piled onto our pinasse near Mopti...5 men lifted the back & pushed us off...into the middle of the Niger...then the sound & sight of water rushing at our feet...yikes "We are sinking!!!!"
Pull into the riverbank lifting our packs & whatever onto bench seats or into our arms to avoid soaking...pile out with cameras, daypacks etc and ... read more
Africa » Mali » North-West » Timbuktu 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