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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Mali

Mali is home to the mythical Timbuktu and was the slave trading capital in Northern Africa. Mali is very poor country that has had a history of military coups. It is now one of the most stable democracies in Africa and a role model for other countries.

Continent: Africa
Population:14,600,000
HDI Rank: 178th
Neighbors: North - Algeria, East - Niger, South - Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast, West - Guinea, Mauritania and Senegal


Hombari, Mali

Grand Mosque, Mali

Timbuktu, Mali

38 comments:

  1. It is very interesting place, congratulations!

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  2. Beautiful place... Check out my new blog! puzzledyet.blogspot.com

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  3. Glad I found this blog. The concept is nice.
    And Timbuktu looks amazing. That architecture. So old, so beautiful.

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  4. Timbuktu is in remarkably good condition considering the years that have past!

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  5. At least one of them is hanging in there.

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  6. l would love to go to Timbuktu, looks like a great place to spend an afternoon.

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  7. The architecture is amazing. :)

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  8. I wish i could travel there. :(

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  9. What an interesting looking building

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  10. Beautiful buildings! This was definitely worth a look!

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  11. such great architecture!

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  12. Excellent pics! I like them!

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  13. I once wrote an essay about Mali. Seems like a great place!

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  14. It looks cool, like Lawrence in Arabia. Glad do hear the many things that plague Africa aren't as prevalent in this country.

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  15. Very interesting - Truthfully, I didn't even know where the country was. Thanks for enlightening me.

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  16. Wow, those are some majestic buildings!

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  17. I have once been in Mali. A very beautiful country indeed!

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  18. seems like a dry place, but very beautiful. Cool idea for a blog sir! Check out mine please

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  19. nice! to bad we all can't live in ideal places.
    If u get a chance, drop by for a visit.

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  20. seems like a cool place to ride through on a motorcycle for a quick visit

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  21. Holy crap man, that Grand Mosque is freaking awesome. It amazes me how places with little natural resources can have such beautiful places. Followed.

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  22. Grand Mosque is so cool! Followed!

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  23. I agree!
    The Grand Mosque looks cool!

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  24. nice blog!
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  25. It always seems to me that the most beautifull things are hidden away the most unlikely of places :)

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  26. really beautiful, will follow. Perhaps my art blog will be up your alley?

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  27. At the moment I have only really traveled around Asia. I would love to see more of Africa!

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