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About malloryguinee

blogger, wanderluster and coffee drinker striving daily for guts, spunk, and moxie.

THE NEW BLOG

Hey guys! You should check out my other blog, the one I’m actually writing in. Here’s the link! willwander.wordpress.com Happy Sunday! -Mallory Advertisements

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A new beginning

Well my dears, I have decided to move on over to join the lovely folks at wordpress for this next batch of blogging adventures.  As much as I loved my time with posterous, it became clear to me that many … Continue reading

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Grand Voyage – Djenné

We arrived in Djenné around 8. Djenné is, in a way an island, and we had to cross a ferry to get there. As with Pays Dogon, our cars were mobbed by street vendors trying to sell various necklaces, bracelets, … Continue reading

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Grand Voyage – Pays Dogon

We left Segou early on Sunday morning, and as I said, I wasn’t feeling too good about it. It’s funny how fixated I can get on places. I’d been looking forward to Pays Dogon for weeks and in seconds I … Continue reading

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Grand Voyage – Segou (Festival sur le Niger)

We next visited one of the festival’s main sites and saw that the “Festival sur le Niger” is, in fact, on the Niger. By which I mean that the stage is in the water and has to be accessed by … Continue reading

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Grand Voyage – Segou (Weaving)

  We met early on Thursday to leave for the Grand Voyage. Of course, we had a last round of classes first. All of us were together all morning for our last rounds of Bamana and French. We were all … Continue reading

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Sur la plage

We finished our sejour with a trip to an island in the middle of the Niger. It was just what the doctor ordered – cool, serene, and beautiful. Apparently Salif Keita composed one of his albums on the island. It … Continue reading

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