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Karfiguela Waterfalls Excursion

You should make an excursion to the famous system of picturesque waterfalls visiting Ouagadougou. They are formed by the Komoe River. It is located in a protected area. These beautiful waterfalls are called Cascades Karfiguela. You will also see large fields where sugar cane is grown and trees where mango and cotton grow.
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If you go to this amazing sight of West Africa by car or motorcycle, you will spend 20 minutes on the road. The walk will last half an hour. There are no equipped observation decks near the waterfalls to look at them. However, the rock called De Karfiguela located close to them. It will be an excellent viewing platform for you. You will admire the breathtaking scenery of turbulent water flows flowing from the 50-meter sandy mountains to the plain.
You take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear natural pool in the heat. It is located in the upper part of one of the Cascades Karfiguela. You can even spend the night in the fresh air near the waterfalls. You will reach the Tegreakute Lake if you move approximately 10 kilometers from the waterfalls. You will relax in nature. You can also rent a boat from a local fisherman to swim up to the waterfowl. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Visit Pics de Sindou

You will travel from Ouagadougou to an area with a sensational and magical atmosphere when there is no rain in Burkina Faso. You will see one of the African natural attractions here. These are the Pics de Sindou. They are sand cliffs, peaks, towers, and pillars. They were formed due to erosion. Note that the path to them will be dusty and difficult.
This unique mountain formation is sacred to the local population. It is protected by UNESCO. So it will be very difficult to access it. However, if you are lucky, you will get to the remains and make a fascinating walk. Its length will be about 3 kilometers. You can walk between the carved boulders and take gorgeous photos of this natural masterpiece.
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You can also climb one of these cliffs to see the entire valley. The view will be even more stunning on a moonlit night. Soft orange light illuminates the valley. So it looks even more mysterious. If you are a musician, then the journey among the majestic stones, considered a monument to the beauty of nature, will give you inspiration. Unique Pics de Sindou will remain in your memory forever!
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Get Thrills during Photo-Shoot with Crocodiles

Do you want to get amazing pictures taken while traveling in an African country? Then make a voyage to the village of Sabu. You will visit the world-famous farm here. The pond is located on its territory. Unique "tame" crocodiles live here. They are not a danger to humans.
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They are considered sacred animals and guardians of human destinies in Burkina Faso. The villagers are sure that if one of them deceives someone, the crocodile, who found out about it, will eat him. The local population feeds them chicken. So if you are brave enough, you will stroke them, touch their tails or sit on the back of one of them.
Burkina Faso Nothing terrible will happen to you on the farm. Crocodiles are lazy and fattened here. You can hire a guide when you buy a ticket to the farm. He will lure the crocodile out of the pond with a stick with a chicken tied to it. So you will touch them, feed them on your own and arrange a unique photo-shoot with these reptiles. Thrills and beautiful frames are provided to you!
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