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Ouagadougou Travel Guide: 59 reviews and 642 photos

It?s quite hard to really enjoy a city after two weeks spent in the so quiet Dogon Country?
At least for me:
I?m already missing ?my? baobabs and cliffs.
Anyway, I hardly appreciate cities, here or elsewhere.
I know I?m rather boring with my opinions on cities?
I know it rather comes from me than from the city itself?
I know?
So, what to say about ?Ouaga? without being unfair?
It?s a very lively and busy city.
Very polluted too.
People are kind and there is no more danger here than in any other big city around the world, even when walking at night.
Some funny places and several good restaurants.
But generally speaking, not a lot of character.
Nevertheless, probably very pleasant if you live here? with money.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A rest between days in the bush...
  • Cons:Pollution.
  • In a nutshell:I prefer the bush (with a small b)
  • Last visit to Ouagadougou: Jan 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • craic's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2005 at 9:13 PM

    What an adventure yu had in Burkina Faso.

  • alza's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2004 at 5:17 PM

    You're to be commended for the great respect you show to the bush! Now about your opinion on cities... do you think Othe might be too wild for me? ;-)

  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2004 at 12:18 PM

    Excellent tips!

  • vivalasteph's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2004 at 8:58 AM

    Interesting Ouaga page, Francois.

  • titti's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2004 at 9:34 AM

    Pizza in Ouaga?? I have to go there! (so, the bush with a capital B is not your preferred...)

  • cadzand's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2004 at 12:55 PM

    I simply love strolling at local markets and ...bargaining after a while.


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