Burkina Faso – Through My Lens

The country that is the subject of this week’s ‘Through My Lens’ is the dusty, land locked country in West Africa Burkina Faso. I visited twice, now ten years ago. The cities/towns seemed to have fields or basically wilderness in the middle. It’s a wild sort of place, and ever so hot – most days were around the 40 degrees mark when I was there. And that was the cooler part of the year.

Roofs of Ouagadougou (second visit)
Dusty road Bobo Diolosso.

From the capital of Ouagadougou I went down to Banfora where I took a guided tour of the region including visiting a village, then back to Bobo-Diolosso, Burkina Faso’s second city. The second time I arrived in Ouagadougou again and went north to Ouahigouya on my way to Mali and the Dogon Country. Enjoy!

Termite mound in the countryside near Banfora.
Met a group of students in Ouagadougou (second trip) got a photo.
Interesting round about in Ouagadougou.
Guide on the road near Banfora.
Border town Ouahigouya.
Bobo-Diolosso
Ouahigouyah
Banfora.
Empty fields in the middle of Ouagadougou.
Village outside Banfora.
Mosque, Bobo-Diolosso.
Cine Burkina in Ouagadougou.
Drummers performing in Banfora.
Dancing in Ouagadougou (first trip)
Bikes in Bobo-Diolosso.

Thanks for stopping by – May the Journey Never End!

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