Mali December 18th 2005 Mali - Burkina Faso December 2005
After a long day of traveling we finally arrived in Timbuktu.
A famous place living on the reputation of the most isolated
and inaccessible place on the world.
Here we visited a Touareg family and listened to their story of how they fled to Mauretania by crossing the desert during the internal war in Mali.
Sunrise after a cold night sleeping in the desert, 3 ... read more
Africa » Mali 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
We chose travelblog as our diary for our travels.
because we found many useful information from other travelers on this site.
we will use our blog for both purposes; informing our friends and family about our 6 months trip (feb - Aug) mostly written in Dutch and try to give some summary in english
We both did some traveling from interrailing through Europe and internships abroad (Peru/ US)
After some holidays we could not resist seeing more of this world and decided to take a half year off work.
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