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Bamako Travel Guide: 99 reviews and 162 photos

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Bamako traffic

1 of the 3 bridges over the Niger river in Bamako

One funny fact about this bridge:
Since it is too narrow, on certain times of the day traffic is only allowed in one certain direction, i.e.: in the morning in the direction of the city center and in the afternoon in the opposite direction ... :-) In between traffic can go both ways ....
This pic must be take in the afternoon .. :-)

  • Last visit to Bamako: Jan 2007
  • Intro Updated Jan 10, 2013
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  • Regina1965's Profile Photo
    Dec 31, 2012 at 2:21 AM

    Excellent, thanks for sharing :)

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2012 at 12:01 PM

    Lovely to see your pics...thats an excellent view over Bamako in your main pic! hope the country opens or becomes safe for tourists before too long!

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Nov 13, 2012 at 2:58 PM

    Great you stayed in Bamako for 4 months. That must have been been an interesting experience. I was three times in Bamako, but only for one day maximum. In the early 80s I did voluntary work in Ghana two times, but only for 6 and 4 weeks. I would have loved to stay longer.

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Nov 13, 2012 at 5:10 AM

    That looks really cool.
    I'd love to visit Mali.

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Nov 12, 2012 at 10:37 AM

    The round trip I did ages ago started in Bamako but I didn't see anything here as the main aim was visiting other places in Mali.

    • yumyum's Profile Photo
      Nov 12, 2012 at 11:02 AM

      Well, a lot of travel was before digital photography...besides it takes a lot of time to write pages.

    • hannette's Profile Photo
      Nov 12, 2012 at 11:05 AM

      I understand .. !

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2012 at 9:52 AM

    Great that you did an internship at an NGO in Mali!

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2012 at 3:35 PM

    I tried to fly to Mali, but they had the coup. I ended up in Burkina Faso. I hope they let tourists back in soon.

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