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Tamberma girl

I'd found a friend after a mini water fight whilst swimming in the river :-) This young local girl is carrying the items for sifting gold, since it is present amongst the stones of the river bank. I don't think she found any that day though!
Palm wine.. Burkina Faso.. Polygamy?

March 6th 2009
Update on the last few weeks.. It's been a while... and I've finally found the apostrophe on the French keyboard ;-) (Colin) In the last few weeks I've done quite a lot- though perhaps not with the work here! I've been cycling around Kpalime, seeing more waterfalls and trekking-a-plenty; spotting fab things, creatures and colours in the jungle, tasting some good and some really not ... read more
Africa » Burkina Faso » Centre » Ouagadougou

Burkinabe Flag Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Burkina Faso's high population density and limited natural res... ... read more
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