The Mali Finale! part 5- Timbuktu April 29th 2009 "Great! After sixteen long hours, we've finally made it to Timbuktu! Where are we gonna sleep?"
That was the general sentiment that prevailed Friday at five o'clock in the morning. Our growing anxiety however was soon put to rest when we met up with a guy named Ali. Interestingly enough, I had actually talked to him on the phone in Mopti . Funny thing was we never discussed what time or where in ... 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
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only the first page. That being said, you can bet I’m going to savor my first overseas experience for all it’s worth; as I study abroad at the University of Ghana. After all, adventure is the pursuit of life, so let the chase begin!... full info