Bobo-Dioulasso is known as the largest city after Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital. It is also considered as the culture and music capital of the country. Bobo-Dioulasso is surrounded by other districts like Bama, Fo and Satiri. It is also the capital of Houet province. Bobo-Dioulasso is the home of the Jula people, who speak a language called Bobo. The city is called Sia by the local Bobo-speaking population.
The best part of the vacation (aside from the actual vacation) is the planning part. It’s good to have a plan so that you won’t have any problems while on vacation, especially if you are planning to visit continents/countries that are far from home. Take for example, Bobo-Dioulasso. If you are from Asia, America of Europe, Africa is definitely a far continent with a very different culture, so you have to plan everything, from getting there to going back home. Book for flight tickets, car for rent in Bobo-Dioulasso and accommodations online if possible. Try to learn a few words from the local language if you still have time. And make sure that you have everything that you need, without over-packing. Bobo-Dioulasso is a lovely country and you’ll surely have a blast if you have planned the vacation well.
As the center of culture and music of Burkina Faso, expect to learn a lot of thing while on vacation Bobo-Dioulasso. Learning might be a little difficult due to the language barrier, but music is a universal language and you would definitely enjoy the music even if you can’t fully understand it. Hire a car in Bobo-Dioulasso and drive around town. If you see something interesting, get down the car and try to communicate and learn from the people. That would make your vacation truly worthwhile.
Of course, a vacation in Bobo-Dioulasso wouldn’t be complete without visiting the popular tourist spots in the city, like the Grand Mosque, and the Town Hall. Rent a car in Bobo-Dioulasso and head on over to the market to get a glimpse of the local life. Buy some local products and sample local delicacies. Let loose and try talking to the locals. An exciting and fun vacation depends on how you will react and adjust to the environment. If you have more time, try to visit Ouagadougou for a taste of the city life.
Feel relaxed and refreshed after spending a few days in Bobo-Dioulasso. It’s a refreshing break from the urban jungle that you’re used to. Go home happy and filled with new knowledge for your mind and soul.
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