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Borko
Borko
The village of Borko is an oasis in Dogon Country. While the route from Bandiagara is dry and rocky, the area around Borko is very fertile and ideal for growing various types of produce because of its location along a waterway. This lazy waterway harbors the villages sacred caimans, that legend says helped the first inhabitants reach this area by guiding them through the dangerous waters on their backs. On market days, Borko is a great place to experience Dogon culture and to buy authentic Dogon handcrafts.
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