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Full-Day Keur Moussa Monastery and Kayar Fishing Village Tour from Dakar
"You will be picked up from your Dakar accommodation on a Sunday morning and taken to Keur Moussa Monastery for a memorable church service. You will witness a mass performed by the Keur Moussa monks. During the service The monastery echoes with the sounds of Gregorian chants sung by Benedictine monks accompanied on the traditional kora. Following the mass you may meet the monks and socialize a bit with the congregants before continuing your excursion to the nearby colorful fishing village of Kayar. Upon completion of your visit to the fishing village you will be returned to your accommodation in Dakar."""Keur Moussa Monastery echoes with the sounds of Gregorian chants sung by Benedictine monks accompanied on the traditional kora. The service is sung at 10a.m. on Sunday morning. This excursion includes a visit to the Kayar fishing village.title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Family+friendly&3=Ideal+choice+for+families&4=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included
From EUR119.00
 
Kejetia Market Walking Tour in Kumasi
"Meet your guide near Kumasi Cultural Centre and start by listening to an introduction to the markets in the city. Hear advice on how to make the most of your market experience and learn how to spot bargains and hone your market etiquette.Take a public bus with your guide to famous Kejetia Market and then head inside to walk among the many market stalls stopping to soak up a little of the atmosphere. Occupying a 30-acre (12-hectare) site with some 10000 traders Kejetia is widely considered as West Africa’s largest market and is home to a range of goods from across the country. Watch people bartering and buying everything from fabrics and clothing to jewelry
From $43.00
 
City Tour of Dakar
"Your guide and driver will pick you up at your accommodation at the morning hour of your choosing. You will then begin your pleasant introduction to and thorough overview of Senegal's vibrant capital city of Dakar. Your stops will include the impressive one of Senegal's most important religious buildings and the beautiful Dakar Cathedral which gives another religious perspective to the city. You will then be taken to the IFAN Museum of African Arts one of West Africa's oldest museums before enjoying a stop at the African Renaissance Monument at 49 meters Africa's largest and tallest monument. Your tour will continue with a visit to the unforgettable Sandaga Market before concluding at Noflaye Beach. Adequate time for photography and exploration will be provided at each stop. Lunch is included as is retur
From EUR60.00

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Mali is a Muslim Country

For some reason, people seem to be surprised to find out that Mali is a Muslim country: 90% of the population identifies as Muslim, while 9% practice indigenous religions, and only 1% are...
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Muslim traditions

Reading the Coran is wonderful, it gives you mainly a message of peace. When I see that a lot of people use Coran to justify their crime (like Christians were using the Bible some centuries ago), I am...
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WC_

As in a mainly Muslim country, people don't use toilet rolls in the WC but water. There is a local company which created a kind of plastic teapot for this purpose. It is funny see people going with...
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Bamako Fashion

This collection at a tailor shop shows his work and the fashion in Bamako at the time (2006).ps: tailoring is done - as in many African countries - by men.
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Participate in Id al-Adha

If you happen to be in Mali during Id al-Adha, at the end of the Ramadan, it is a huge event to slaughter sheep, visit your neighbours, etc. I 'd recommend participating in it as much as possible. ...
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