November 3, 2017 RSS feed / Travel

Mopti, Capital of Mali

Part 2: Sand Castles in the desert

I left Timbuktu and took a taxi south across the desert to Mopti. The French explorer, René Caillié, stopped at Mopti in 1828 on his journey by boat to Timbuktu. More...

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Survivor grapes of South America

Several grape varietals have become so closely associated with South America they’re considered signature grapes of those regions. More...