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Location - West Africa; Capital - Ouagadougou; Population - 15 million; Currency - CFA Franc

I flew to Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, in April 2003. They're a very friendly bunch.


burknoteBurkina Faso uses the West African franc, the CFA










burk1Mopeds are very popular in Ouagadougou



burk2Ouagadougou's cathedral



burk3The minarets of the Grand Mosque in Ouagadougou
















burk4The Grand Marche at Bobo-Dioulasso



burk5The mud built Grand Mosque in Bobo-Dioulasso dates back to 1893



burk6Inside the Grand Mosque, Bobo-Dioulasso
















burk7Brewing something alcoholic in Bobo-Dioulasso
















burk8A spiritual 'fetish' in Bobo-Dioulasso



burk9Stalls on a Bobo-Dioulasso street corner



burk17Crossing a river on the way to La Guingette, 20kms from Bob-Dioulasso















burk20The walk through Kou Forest to La Guingette
















burk18The 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



burk21Sun-dried earthen buildings at Koumi, on the way back from La Guingette to Bobo-Dioulasso




burk10A bustling street scene in Banfora
















burk11Tengrela Lake is a moped ride from Banfora



burk1215kms from Banfora is Karfiguela waterfall
















burk14There's good views from the top of Karfiguela waterfall
















burk16Scenery on the moped ride back to Banfora



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