West Africa - Burkina Faso (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Burkina Faso chapter from Lonely Planet's West Africa guidebook.

Burkina Faso's big draws are its enchanting landscapes - from atmospheric Sahelian plains, to rolling savannah and surprising geology - and the lively cultural scene. Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso are famous for their musical traditions and beautiful handicrafts.

  • wander amid otherworldly rock formations and Burkina's lush landscapes at the Sindou Peaks
  • maps
  • sip a few beers to the sound of Bobo-Dioulasso's fantastic live music scene
  • transport
  • come face to face with elephants at Réserve de Nazinga
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Understand Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso Today, History, People of Burkina Faso, Religion, Arts, Food & Drink, Environment, Directory, Transport, Ouagadougou, The Southwest, Bobo-Dioulasso & around, Banfora & around, Sénoufo Country, Gaoua & Lobi Country, The South, Pô, Réserve de Nazinga, Tiébélé & Kassena Country.

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