Last weekend I spent a day with a Prince in his court. If this conjures mental images ‘a la Disney’ then you’re quite off the mark, because the Prince I’m talking about is the son of the King of Tiebele in Burkina Faso and his court is a village deep in the African bush with little sign of its royal status other than the ornate luxury of its wall paintings. Continue reading “The royal court of Tiebele in Burkina Faso”
I experienced my first visit to Burkina Faso last week as a first glimpse into the fascinating world of Sub-Saharan Africa.
As I came without any specific expectation on this trip but with lots of mental images of Africa, I was really curious to see if these images stood the test of reality. Continue reading “On the road in Burkina Faso”