Burkina Faso is roughly translated as 'the country of honest men'. Indeed, the locals are sociable and hospitable people, always ready to laugh and inviting guests 'for a cup of coffee'. Coffee is one of the 'tourist brands' of the country. This drink is prepared here according to at least 30 recipes, and is always of very high quality.

Ouagadougou, standing at the crossroads of several ancient trade routes, is a big country town rather than a metropolis. The central part of the capital is small and easy to walk during two hours. In Ouagadougou, there are no particular sites, but the capital has a wide variety of epic monuments and magnificent buildings of various ages. There is a surprising number of broad tree-lined boulevards. The country’s mild climate and relatively clean air contribute to the general positive impression. Unlike many other cities, Ouagadougou is populated mostly by non-Muslims, which is clearly reflected in its life. There are many restaurants, bars and nightclubs here. When in the city, one should necessarily visit the National Museum, which is still under development. The museum demonstrates the traditional masks, pieces of pottery, and other ritual accessories of the main ethnic groups in the country.

The cathedral, located near Moro Naba Palace, is the largest church in West Africa. The Grand Market of Ouagadougou is located in the city center and has many large decorative towers on top of the facade. Moro Naba Palace is the site where every Friday the colorful ceremony of the 'false departure of the Emperor' is held. It symbolizes the struggle of the Mosi Empire against external enemies.

Bobo-Dioulasso is the 'capital' of the people of Bobo. It is smaller and more modest than the country's capital, but has the same boulevards, tree-lined streets and thriving markets. The Provincial Museum in the building of the Sudanese style has two sets of exhibitions, constantly displaying contemporary African art, batik and sculpture, as well as the traditional arts of the peoples of West Africa. The most impressive buildings of Bobo-Dioulasso is the Great Mosque, built of clay in the traditional Sudanese style, and the most interesting element of it is the interior decoration, which can be viewed for a small fee. The old district is full of craft shops, selling mainly pottery.

Banfora has just two main streets with a gas station, a bank and two hotels. This place is known mostly as the starting point for trips to Karfiguela waterfalls, a rare phenomenon in these places. The falls are especially interesting in the rainy season. The picturesque rock Dame-de-Karfiguela, located near the waterfall, is a good place to observe the waterfalls and the entire surrounding area.

Ten kilometers from the falls, there is Tegreakute Lake, a pleasant place to stay and relax. Fishermen from the nearby villages will be more than happy to show you the place and flocks of waterfowl for a small fee.

Gorom-Gorom is a city, typical of the Sahel zone leading into the sea of ​​dunes. This is the place where civilization ends, and the 'whistling silence' of the desert stretches for thousands of kilometers in all directions. The local market is perhaps the most colorful and interesting in Burkina Faso. This mixing of different peoples and ethnic groups cannot be found anywhere else in Africa. The local people wear ornate leather belts and silver weapons. And the diversity of local food and crafts of the desert is truly amazing.

Vahiguya is a typical city of Burkina Faso. Many people come here for pilgrimage to the local mosque in order to mark the end of Ramadan, there is also a Mason-du-Naba Kango, the royal palace of the rulers of Yatenga kingdom.

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