life through the lens
I flew to Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, in April 2003. They're a very friendly bunch.
Burkina Faso uses the West African franc, the CFA
Mopeds are very popular in Ouagadougou
The minarets of the Grand Mosque in Ouagadougou
The Grand Marche at Bobo-Dioulasso
The mud built Grand Mosque in Bobo-Dioulasso dates back to 1893
Inside the Grand Mosque, Bobo-Dioulasso
Brewing something alcoholic in Bobo-Dioulasso
A spiritual 'fetish' in Bobo-Dioulasso
Stalls on a Bobo-Dioulasso street corner
Crossing a river on the way to La Guingette, 20kms from Bob-Dioulasso
The walk through Kou Forest to La Guingette
The clear waters of La Guingette - it's amazing to come across such a cool, lush area when it's surrounds are so hot and parched
Sun-dried earthen buildings at Koumi, on the way back from La Guingette to Bobo-Dioulasso
A bustling street scene in Banfora
Tengrela Lake is a moped ride from Banfora
15kms from Banfora is Karfiguela waterfall
There's good views from the top of Karfiguela waterfall
Scenery on the moped ride back to Banfora
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