what souvenirs can you buy in burkina faso and at what prices in US dollars
Where can I find bubblehead elephant? It is woodcraft, I think - an elephant with moving head (bubblehead). I'd seen them sold online but the craftsmanship is not as nice as one I saw at a friend's home. She bought it somewhere in Burkina Faso. Any leads? Thanks.
Is anyone planning on traveling to Burkina Faso this summer? I plan to go id July to mid Sept. Perhaps we could meet there - Ouaga or Bobo.
Est-ce qu-il y a quelqu'un qui fait le projet de visiter au burkina pendant les mois juillet-septembre? Peut etre on peut vaire rendez- vous a Ouaga ou a Bobo.
Could someone please tell me if Mastercard can be used in Burkina Faso? I have conflicting reports on this. thank you.
I and my 3 daughters will be in BF in May. I am trying to find a driver that could drive us throughout the country over a 5 day period. Does anyone have any honest, reliable and prompt people they might be able to refer to me?
We are interested to visit the W National Parc coming from Ouaga / Diapaga. We would like to stay at the Campement de chutes de Koudou. We can go public to Diapaga, but there is no public transport to and within the W National Parc. For 2 it is expansive to have an own transport (4x4) and guide. So we are looking for a cheaper possibility. Maybe there are others we can join. We are in Burkina Faso in the middle of the nex february.
Will crossing the border (in a car) from Ghana to Burkina be a lot smoother process if I get a visa from the embassy in DC before leaving the States?
Does anyone know if the train still runs between Accra and Ouaga?
I'm attending FESPACO Feb/March '09. Any "cozy" hotel recommendations near film festival activities?
I'm planning my trip to Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana for this summer, and I was wondering if any of you can give me some more information on the raining season in Burkina. I'm planning on visiting Burkina for about two weeks in the end of july/ beginning of august, but I'm afraid I'll get stuck and cannot continue my travel because of the heavy rainfall. Can anyone give me some more information on this?
I'm not planning on going into the countryside alot, but am wondering about the main roads and also the traffic from Mali and to Ghana. Like, will the regular buses continue during this period? If anyone has more information about the state of the roads in this period or do you have experience with travelling throuht Burkina Faso in the raining season, please contact me or leave a message.
Thanks in advance, warm regards from Holland,
Anyone any idea if the train from Ouagadougou to Abidjan is operating at the moment. Will be travelling from Ouaga to Accra/Cape Coast end of Feb and thought of going via Abidjan.
Will be grateful for any info.
i read about feb and march that there are strong winds which bring dust from the desert.
could you tell how often and serious this is?
it can make your visit worthless for seeing and taking good photos?
I would like to travel to the Fespaco Festival. I would like some information. Are any of the movies subtitled or in English? Do they sell beads and other jewelry at Fespaco? Can anyone guide me to a few good websites about this festival? Thank you very much.
appreciate information on the price of fuel ( diesel and petrol) for vehicle transport pr liter or gallon which ever is the quantity quoted
Who flies into Ouagadougou. All I can find is Air France and their prices are very high. Any advice on how to find an affordable way into Burkina Faso?
I will stay here until Oct 2007.
because I am a teacher, I will go to travel around west Africa this summer.
I want to find someone interesting travel here too.
I intend to visit Burkina Faso in November for 2 weeks...
Pls tell me about weather and health conditions. Is it a safe country??
Does anyone have any insights, advice, experience traveling the land route from Niamey, Niger to Ouaga?
Dear Travellers, I have never seen a beer can produced in Burkina Faso. Do you know if there is any production of beer in cans there? Which brands? Thanks, Andre, from Brazil
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