Since our last blog way back in Jan., we have been traveling.
In early Feb. we had an agreeable group of tourists and we went through northern Ghana and into Burkina Faso.
Pictured are painted houses from Tiebele, a village right over the Ghana border in Burkina Faso. Otherwise, a typical African village, Tiebele is an artists dream. The mud houses are painted by the village women who, rightly so, take great pride in their work.
If you'd like to see more photos of the houses, we posted some on Cross Cultural Collaborative Flickr page.
Our final destination was the capital of Burkina, Ouagadougou. There's something about the way it sounds that just makes you want to go there. It reminded me a little of a wild west movie, but it also has a wonderful museum and is the home of a famous film festival. Guess you can say that it has something to appeal to everyone.
We did meet a few camels strolling down the street, but there are mostly bicycles and motorbikes and very few cars.
If Timbuktu sounds appealing, consider joining our next tour in Jan. 2011.