Pictures of West Africa

As I prepare for classes and have little time for writing at present, I thought I would share a few snapshots of West Africa. The first was taken in April, 2007 in St. Louis, Senegal. The second in Boumbouka, Togo, probably in 1990. The third in Djibo, Burkina Faso in November, 1985. The fourth in … Continue reading Pictures of West Africa

Ick-o Tourism

Last week, on a visit to friends in Senegal, we stopped for lunch at Bandia, a private animal reserve of ten square kilometers or so where, since 1990, species that have become somewhat rare in the country are being re-introduced.On our way elsewhere, we hadn’t time to take the tour of the park, but the … Continue reading Ick-o Tourism