Dogon Escarpment, Mali

The Dogon Escarpment is an amazing geographical feature in Mali.

… it’s pretty much obligatory to do it with a guide on a ‘trek’. …

Most of the hiking in Dogon Country is on flat, sandy ground. There is a climb up the 500 metre escarpment (probably) but apart from that the terrain is unlikely to challenge any one. One walks from small town to small town, where you can see traditional life going on without a HUGE change from the outside world. The towns don’t have electricity for example, and you won’t see many vehicles. …

Andy’s World (2007)

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related – our list of best hikes in Africa

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