Countryside
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, women walking and carrying loads

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, women walking and carrying loads

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, women walking and carrying loads a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Women are the beasts of burden of Africa. One striking difference between African relations and the way US people of African descent relate to each other, or, for that matter Caribbean and Brazilian...
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, Tree lined road to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, Tree lined road to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, Tree lined road to Nazinga elephant preserve a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter On the way to Nazinga, the elephant and nature preserve, the trees along the road became quite large and lush and a small embankment separated the road from… the non road. There did not...
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, stalls alongside the dusty road south to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, stalls alongside the dusty road south to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, stalls alongside the dusty road south to Nazinga elephant preserve a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Commerce in the countryside is the same as in the city. Small stands line the sides of the road near the villages and people come and go on foot or by...
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, side paths lead to rural settlements

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, side paths lead to rural settlements

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, side paths lead to rural settlements a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Somehow the road took on a special significance. Perhaps it is used mainly by the military. Perhaps it is an ancient route to the Gold and Slave Coasts and remains as a...
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, rural village

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, rural village

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, rural village a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The households in this part of the country are different and there is even greater variety among them than I could discern. Here is a large family compound of a man who is well off and may even have...
2009-01-18 Burkna Faso, Road to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkna Faso, Road to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkna Faso, Road to Nazinga elephant preserve a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter As we headed south we entered the transition zone from the Sahel to the high savannah and trees started to appear. The largest trees were planted alongside the road, which shows that someone invested a large...
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, dusty road south to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, dusty road south to Nazinga elephant preserve

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, dusty road south to Nazinga elephant preserve a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Driving outside the city, there are no paved roads and almost no vehicles. Here a heavily laden truck is moving a families earthly possessions to a new location. The further we got out of...
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, rural household compound

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, rural household compound

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, rural household compound a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Most of the houses along the road were either square mud brick or round, depending upon the tribal affiliation. The mud is reinforced with large sticks much the way the mosque was made. Around the houses lie the...
2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, cart carrying fodder for animals

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, cart carrying fodder for animals

2009-01-18 Burkina Faso, road to Nazinga, cart carrying fodder for animals a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Fodder was being brought for animals from small market areas near ponds and rivers.