“Well-structured, practical and informative guide.”
From the Back Cover
Mali is one of the most exciting destinations in West Africa. At its heart is the River Niger, which winds through vast areas of Sahelian landscape, linking the fabled city of Timbuktu with the capital, Bamako. Explore Dogon cliff villages and the famous mosque at Djenne in a country enlivened by colorful markets and energetic music.
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This guide acquaints readers with every aspect of travel in this seldom-visited country, and introduces them to some of the most amicable people in Africa.
Inside you will find information on: where to stay and eat, with a guide to Malian food; planning and preparation; health and safety; rail links, transport on the River Niger and other travel routes; ancient civilizations including the Tuareg and Dogon people; a comprehensive guide to Malian music; communicating in Bambara and French.