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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
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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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Road from the Senegalese border to Kayes

The main road from the Senegalese border to Kayes is 105 KM. It is an unpaved road of red earth. This main road is part of the route from Dakar to Bamako. Many overlanders, who travel from Europe to...
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Senegalese-Malinese border Kidira-Diboli

In 2004 we travelled from Senegal to Mali overland, taking the road from Tambacounda to Kayes. This is also the road when you travel from Dakar to Bamako.In Kidira, the Senegalese bordertown, you have...
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Take Polaroids and Become an Instant Celebrity

My friend Alison had the foresight to bring along a Polaroid camera. In the rural villages many, if not most, of the people have not had the opportunity to pose for a photo and actually see the...
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There is hope...

..Unfortunately Mali is rapidly being swallowed up by the desert, and is still suffering the aftershocks of an enormous drought. This has made it one of the five poorest countries in the world with a...
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Desertification

About 65% of Mali is now desert or semi-desert and it is getting more and more. The rapid desertification of Mali is due to on-going droughts, over-grazing, topsoil erosion, harsh desert winds, and...
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Climate

In the north of Mali - which is the desert - it is hot, hot, hot! It cools down a little toward the end of the year, but still it stays hot and there is almost no rainfall!The humid rainy season is...
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People

The largest ethnical group in Mali is the Bambara, who occupy many of the civil servant positions. The Dogons and the Tuareg live a more traditional life. The Tuareg, or 'blue men of the desert'...
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The children

As with most places I visit, it was the people who captivated me most: The Dogon with their complicated lifestyle and animaist beliefs, the beautiful and majestic Fulani, the poor but friendly Bozo,...
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Learn the numbers in Bambara.

A t the local markets, of course you can speak French, but it's nice to know the numbers in Bambara and who knows ... maybe it gives you some advantage, when you are shopping.1 kilin2 fila3 saba4...
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Learn some words Bambara

In Mali it's easy , if you can speak French.But if you travel around or visit small villages, it makes more fun to learn some Bambara words:Hallo -I ni tjee. Answer: M baa, i ni tjee (man), M see, i...
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Women

Poverty in Mali is worse for women in both urban and rural settings. Young girls are often denied access to education. They marry early, and one out of every 10 women will die during childbirth. Many...
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Facts about Mali

.Population: 11.4 million Capital City: Bamako National Language: French Per capita income: US$ 240/year Life expectancy: 51 years Access to safe drinking water: 65% Adequate sanitation facilities:...
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Of Sand and Water

The best thing to do in Mali is meeting people: Dogon carvers at their villages, fishers, traders at the lively markets, thousands of children, touaregs at Timbuktu... People, people and people, and...
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Travelling with Aliou

If you come to Mali, you defenitly will need a guide to get to the interesting places. I was very lucky to find ALI, a nice guy, sincere, speaking english and with the highest social competence I ever...
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Daytrip to Djenne

Djenne can be done as a daytrip, more easy on monday the markt day in Djenne. Djenné-Djeno (2,5 km from today Djenné) was settled around 200 BC developed into a large walled town around 850 AD....
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