Dominique David

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Although sprawling and bustling, Bamako remains a human-size city. Few modern buildings see the light, keeping the traditional quarters and their friendly social life intact. That same friendliness can be found in the beating heart of the city, the markets where you can buy or sell anything and everything you want.


Once the centre of the prosperous kingdom founded by the Coulibaly, Segou, (Mali's second city) seems to have fallen asleep. It now lives to the lazy rhythm of the Niger, along which it is established and which made its wealth.