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There have been some recent disturbing reports and warnings issuing from UK and France, pursuant to kidnappings along the Malie/Niger and Mali/Algeria and Mali/Mauritania borders.

Starting Wednesday next week, we are planning to travel from Bamako overland to Mopti, Dogon, Douentza, Timbuktu, back down Niger River to Mopti, and overland back to Bamako.

The kidnappings and security issues related to AQIM appear hundreds of miles away and we are planning to go ahead with an experienced, dedicated guide.

Any thoughts and assurances most welcome. Thanks/regards.

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