The road chose me A lifetime of ebb and flow

Sunrise on Loropeni 1

The Ruins of Loropeni

I move in an Easterly direction across Southern Burkina Faso, at first on decent sealed roads, then on extremely dusty and corrugated red-dirt roads. At sunset I arrive at the Ruins of Loropeni, which...

Lake Tengrela 3

Around Lake Tengrela

Not far away I find the beautiful Lake Tengrela, and after a quick chat to Francis, the friendly security guard who warmly welcomes me, I pay 1,000CFA (less than $2) to camp right on...

The Jeep likes the view 1

Les Pics De Sindou

Moving slightly North to the town of Sindou, I arrive at a scraggy sandstone outcrop known as Les Pics De Sindou. The place is entirely deserted, so I water around on my own in...

Tons of little grain pods 2

Village of Niansogoni

Missing out on Dogon Country in Northern Mali was absolutely a disappointment for me. I have heard it called the gem of West Africa on numerous occasions. The security situation just does not permit...

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