Dogon Country, here we come! September 30th 2007 After a quick breakfast of bread, strawberry jelly, and tea, we repacked our backpacks and threw them in our crowded sept-place. We were on our way to Dogon Country! According to Lonely Planet, it is in the top 10 places to see before you die, so we were all quite excited. We were driving from Sévaré to Bandiagara to Kani-Kombolé and then hiking for the next three days.
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Africa » Mali » Dogon Country » Bandiagara 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