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The Ramadan blues…

Every religion and way of living comes with its particularities. The Muslim religion for instance comes with five prayers a day and 30 days of fasting called Ramadan. Mali being an about 90% Muslim country, life has changed from one … Continue reading

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Printing the Malian way

When being in Mali, do it the Malian way, including the company related stuff. So, I already had ordered a stamp, since for Malians no paper is a valid paper if it doesn’t have at least one stamp and a … Continue reading

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Why Mali..?

Lizards are running around in the garden, the kitchen and the house, the wind is blowing, covering everything that had just been cleaned with a fresh layer of desert dust, unfamiliar germs attack the immune system, mosquitoes seem to have … Continue reading

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Christmas in Mali…

With over 85% of the Malian population being Muslim, you won’t find much of a Christmas atmosphere. With no Christmas trees or decorations to be found and warm sunlit days I found it hard to realize Christmas was coming up. … Continue reading

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