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Mali

(2008)

Mali belongs to the most interesting countries in West Africa with impressive landscape, interesting adobe architecture and colorful markets. A highlight of every Mali journey is a trip by a pinnase on the Niger to Timbuktu, trekking in the Dogon Country and a visit of the old town of Djenné.


By pinasse on the Niger to Timbuktu

The best way of going to Timbuktu is a trip by pinasse on the Niger. The journey lasts about three days. On the way one has the possibility of visiting many interesting villages.
Mopti Pinasse, Niger, Mali Niger, Mali
Niger, Mali
Niger, Mali
Pinasse, Niger, Mali
Moschee, Mali Niger, Mali
Sankore Moschee, Timbuktu
Timbuktu
Tuareg, Timbuktu
Nomaden, Mali


Festival au desert 2008, Essakane

The small settlement Essakane in the south Sahara invites every year musician to the most remote music festival in the world. Along with listening to a good music is the festival a very good opportunity of becoming acquainted with the life and culture of Tuareg.

Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane
Festival au dessert, Essakane


Trekking in the Dogon Country

Falaise de Bandiagara is anthropologically as well because of its landscape a fascinating region. The here living Dogon people have conserved their unique social and religious traditions to the present day. Here are some pictures from the by tourist little visited north.

Dogon, Toguna
Dogon, Toguna
Dogon, Toguna
Falaise de Bandiagara
Dogon, Trekking
Dogon, Toguna
Dogon, Haus
Dogon, Haus
Dogon, Kinder
Dogon, Telem
Dogon, Telem
Dogon, Dorf
Dogon, Frauen
Dogon, Frauen
Dogonfrau


Djenné

The town of Djenné is the center of medieval adobe architecture . The famous Great Mosque the medieval houses and traditional Koran schools remind of the former cultural heyday of the Mali and Songhay empires.


Grosse Mosche, Djenne
Grosse Moschee, Djenne
Koranschule, Djenne
Djenne
Djenne Djenne, Markt
Djenne
Djenne, Sandsturm





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