Hello to everyone at home!
During this trip – my last, for now – I thought it would be a good idea to add a few thoughts and impressions from a trip through
So many impressions, so many thoughts.
This may sound somewhat bleak, but after a few days in
Peddlers are everywhere and a white tourist-looking oaf like me is apparently like a red cloth in front of the nose of the bull. Amazing optimism is also seen in the different choices for a career one sees walking about the streets. Yesterday morning a guy walked past me with a sewing machine and about 50 zippers in his hand. He spends his day walking about looking at the crotches of every man wearing pants around him in the hope that someone will just hand him their trousers in the middle of the street for mending. Needless to say, the guy’s attire didn’t indicate that the business venture was yielding great financial results…
As I have described before on this blog, in spite of all its abundant cultural and geographical riches I find
We have just passed my favourite spot in Segou along the
Today we’re on the way “home” to Bobo in
For now, I must admit that whilst I of course look forward to seeing Bobo again, I fear that it is also the place, where my decision to leave Africa will be challenged the hardest by that little voice inside shouting to me how much
Sentimental greetings from