Larabanga mosque by 10b travelling on Flickr.Via Flickr: The Larabanga mosque, reputed to be the oldest in Ghana, dating perhaps from 1421, is constructed in the Sahelian or Sudano-Sahelian style: mudbricks covered with abobe plaster, whitewashed and reapired regularly, with maintenance made easier by the projecting wooden beams. Next to Larabanga, famous examples can be found in Djenne and other cities in Mali (see my Mali set) and in Burkina FAso (see my Burkina Faso set) among other ...
There are many countries, islands and cities around the world that are worth visiting but what makes Burkina Faso stand out among other places is the relaxing and calming ambiance, friendly and accommodating locals and great sceneries.
The Bobo Dioulasso Grand Mosque in Burkina Faso is a century old West African mosque, with timbers sticking out, similar in style to Djinguereber Mosque in Timbuktu. The timbers are in place allowing workers to scale the structure
The Bobo-Dioulasso Mud Mosque, Burkina Faso. The amazing Masjid in Bobo Burkina Faso. Built using mud and tree trunks the latter of which are replaced every few years. They stick out so people can climb them making it easier to reach the top ones.