Mali

Photo: World Bank, Road

Mali is bordered by Algeria on the north, Niger on the east, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire on the south, Guinea on the southwest and Senegal and Mauritania on the west. The capital is Bamako.

Headlines
Travel and Ritual with a Tuareg Nomadic Tribe in Mali@TransAbroad @agingexplorer
Festival on the Niger

Recommended Listening
Joshua Hammer: The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu – When jihadists took control of Timbuktu, a group of librarians started a smuggling ring to protect the city’s literary treasures.

Indigenous Cultures
Tuareg_people

World Heritage
Heritage sites in northern Mali placed on List of World Heritage in Danger
http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1520

Wikipedia
Mali
Bamako
Timbuktu
Toumani Diabaté
Tinariwen

Planeta.com

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