We stayed in Bandiagara for more than three hours, as one of wheelbearings of our 4x4 was ruined. On the way to Bandiagara we had to stop every 5 minutes to throw water at the wheel in order to cool it....
Reason #1 to go to Mali.... November 2nd 2010 Why did I always want to go to Mali? Two reasons, and Dogon is one of them. Just imagine a big field with nothing much interesting to see. In itself it's pretty dull and boring, but then for some reason there is a huge cliff-like rock wall there. A bit like the Grand Canyon, but then with only one canyon wall. The wall can be up to 500 meters high. At the base of the wall the Dogon have numerous s ... read more
Africa » Mali » Dogon Country 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
It looks like a dream will come true... At least the drunken visions we had in Nancy became true!
For Valentine's day in 2009 we went for the weekend to Nancy, France. A former colleague of Agi had told us Nancy is really nice and has a fantastic French restaurant, which should not be missed. So we headed of to Nancy, got a nice hotel room downtown and enjoyed the city. In the evening to went to the square where this excellent restaurant should be, but after three circles around the church and checking every restaurant we saw (read: a lot.... full info