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Mali Off The Beaten Path: 27 reviews and 49 photos

  Fishtailing it to the ferry. Photo by Mrs. Smith.
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  • Fishtailing it  to the ferry. Photo by Mrs. Smith. - Mali
      Fishtailing it to the ferry. Photo by Mrs. Smith.
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  • Ferry steersman. - Mali
      Ferry steersman.
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  • Ferry across the Bani river. - Mali
      Ferry across the Bani river.
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  • The R 5 on the ferry. - Mali
      The R 5 on the ferry.
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  • Almost made it....... - Mali
      Almost made it.......
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This is not recommended for the faint of heart and those that worry too much about their vehicle, as quite often the ferry has to stop 5 metres from the sand. Even with the runways down there are still a few heart-stopping moments as you wonder "Am I going to make it".
Ferry cost is 2.500 cfa per vehicle and includes passengers. The return is also included.

Heavy goods vehicles are too heavy for the ferry so have to try and make it across the double sand-bank at low water. See pic. 5 for the result!!!!!

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 18, 2009
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