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Djenné

Djenné (pop 22,000)was an important seat of Islamic scholarship in the Sahel in the 14-15th Centuries. The World-Heritage listed city was one of my top destination goals for this trip. Unfortunately, our delayed arrival and departure from Bamako meant that we missed Djenné in the early morning when the famous Grand Mosquée appears in the best light...and such is group travel that we had to move on...
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Morning stroll along the beach
Morning stroll along the beach
Mudbrick huts along the Bani River at the Djenné ferry landing
Mudbrick huts along the Bani River at the Djenné ferry landing
Mud huts, Mali
Mud huts, Mali
Pirogues pulled up along the Bani River near Djenné
Pirogues pulled up along the Bani River near Djenné
Flowers along the Bani River, Mali
Flowers along the Bani River, Mali
Bani River, Mali
Bani River, Mali
Bani River, Mali
Bani River, Mali
Big tree along the Bani River, Mali
Big tree along the Bani River, Mali
One of the women hoping to sell to tourists
One of the women hoping to sell to tourists
Here, Rotel decided for a pirogue crossing instead of the regular ferry
Here, Rotel decided for a pirogue crossing instead of the regular ferry
One of the souvenir women hitches a ride in our boat
One of the souvenir women hitches a ride in our boat
Crossing the Bani River by pirogue
Crossing the Bani River by pirogue
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