Timbuktu, Mali February 26th 2011 Timbuktu town - 5/1/2011 and 6/1/2011
We had one day in Timbuktu to look around and the following day we headed out to the festival for the next 3-4 days.
Timbuktu is the name of a town in Mali (and it really exists - we have t-shirts to prove it!!!) but as well Timbuktu is also the largest region of Mali stretching from the Niger Bend to the northern frontiers of the Malian Sahara. Virtual ... 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