Blogs from Bamako, District of Bamako, Mali, Africa - page 7


Africa » Mali » District of Bamako » Bamako 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 started off as typical desert, rolling sand dunes, flat sand as far as you can see. The second day out we drove through a bunch of huge escarpments, pretty impressive, and a nice change from flat sand. One night we camped in the middle of this huge dirt field, no trees or bushes or anything. These long convoys ... read more
Collecting water from the well

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