Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Tuareg People in Timbuktu, Mali

 Mali - Tomboucton


Charmes et couleurs du Mali (Charms and colors of Mali)
Les Touareg, Tombouctou (The Tuareg People, Timbuktu)

postmarked in 2004 with two Mali stamps

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The Tuareg are a people with a traditionally nomadic lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of the Sahara Desert in the interior of North Africa.

There is an estimated total number of 1.2 million people who speak the Tuareg language.

Mali stamp 2003
Femme Peulh (Fulani Woman) 385 F
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Mali stamp 2002
Piece du Musee National (National Museum Piece)
Porte de Sanctuaire Senoufo (Gate Sanctuary Senufo) 25 F

3 comments:

Faby said...

Gorgeous!

Souvenirmaniac said...

You have so many unique countries in collection. I really envy you ;)

Brenda Perez said...

thank you! I have been collecting for most of my life. I started in 5th grade :D