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1 review of Dourou


The village of Dourou is located in the Prairie Dogon, between Mali and Burkina Faso, near the city of Bandiagara. This is an ethnic group of people that speak a particular language and are a minority in Mali. There are currently just 800,000. The culture of these people is very lively, and they make African masks which are seen in the markets of Mopti and Djenne. They are currently losing many traditions because they are very poor without job prospects, without development, nor sustainable tourism. Tourism is slowly developing, but it isn't everything. Some of the guides are not great, but others really respect the people and will teach you something unforgettable.

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