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Because the doctor said so

Even though Malians are rather suspicious when it comes to the motives of their countrymen, authority rules. A doctor, president, minister or religious leader will be supported and given confidence, unless someone really crosses the line. Not always the best … Continue reading

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Journeying, malaria, festival time and empty gas bottles

Mali Pays Dogon-hiking journey What to say? Our first 2011 journey was just awesome! We had the most wonderful guests and a great trip to Djenné, through Dogon Country and at our home base Ségou. How I love to take … Continue reading

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Don’t cry, don’t cry..!

One of the differences between the West and Mali is how we deal with emotions. Even though not everybody in the West is feeling comfortable when someone cries, most people do understand that crying is a way of expressing ourselves … Continue reading

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