Trip Report

From a small permaculture farm to unpaved roads in Burkina Faso

Sub-Saharan Africa is often seen as a paradise for animal seekers. This trip is a reminder that there is much more to discover in local communities and farms.

by julianpAbout Me:Passionate solo traveler from France. I have been exploring South-East Asia, Africa, Europe and America for years while developing my skills and career as a freelancing data scientist and Android mobile developer. read more

AfricaBurkina Faso27 days / August 2015

Highs & Lows

Unique experience far from touristic roads

Our bodies had a hard time adapting to local food

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    I would have tried to come sometime before to let some time to my body to adapt to this very challenging environment.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    During rainy season, sometimes rooms get flooded. Do not let you electronic charging on the floor during the night.

  • How was the food?

    Quite challenging. Do not eat meat in restaurants.

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Don't be afraid, everyone is very welcoming.

  • Packing tips?

    Stay light, do not overpack!

  • Transportation Tips?

    Buses work well. Beware to choose the right company as some buses rush to arrive to destination putting their passengers at risk.

  • Any surprises?

    The whole country was full of surprises! Especially the sunsets and night skies were astonishing.

  • Booking details?

    Worked well for direct booking, this is not a very touristic place.