Bucket List 196: Burkina Faso!

 The Road Travelled   ·    Tales From Burkina Faso   ·    Photos

Country 46/196: Burkina Faso. At the time of writing, and visiting, Burkina was not the safest nation on earth for foreign backpackers like I. National parks are closed, towns and villages off limits and World Heritage sites unreachable; with the threat of bombings and kidnappings restricting visitors to the fantastically named capital of Ouagadougou or Burkina’s second city: Bobo-Dioulasso. I tried to make the most of my time in Ouaga, but I must reserve judgement on the country as a whole until I can return at a more stable juncture.

The Road Travelled

Tales From Burkina Faso

Ouaga dou dou gou, Push a Camel Drink a Tea

December 7th, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I encountered frolicking hippos and gambolling footballers as I left the Atlantic Coast for the first time - entering the much-maligned desert region of the Sahel. This week, I am forced to fly, as I hop from no-go zones to no-no-go zones, with the no-est of them all on the horizon. Day 57…



Country: 46/196     Visited: Autumn ’19


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