Dogon Country January 4th 2005 After the hassle of Bamoko we headed east to Severe, Mopti and Dogon Country. We'd both decided to do our own thing for a couple of days - Neil wanted to go off-roading with the Landrover in swampland, maybe even get to Timbuktu & I wanted to spend some days trekking in Dogon Country. So, with Mac's Refuge at Severe as our base we set off on our trips. That was after I'd spent a whole hour chang ... 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
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UK to South Africa by Landrover
On 3 November 2004 Neil and Katherine will set off from Plymouth on the cross channel ferry to Santander, Northern Spain - destination Capetown. We plan to spend a minimum of 6 months driving overland through Spain, Gibralter, Morrocco, Mauritania, Mali, Burkino Faso, etc, basically we'll be planning the route as we go along! We'll be travelling in a vehicle well equipped for the job - a 10 year old Landrover Discovery - with our very own roof tent. We hope to be pos... full info