Ouagadougou - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

High heels, fancy clothes, camping gear, hiking gear, and road bike. - Jun 2020

Dreams. - Oct 2019

Almost anything nice. The elements and harsh environment are detrimental to almost everything such as cars and clothes. - Jul 2019

High expectations. - Jul 2019

Winter clothes. - Dec 2017

Sweaters and jackets, ski gear, love of a white Christmas. - May 2016

White clothing, nice shoes. They will no longer resemble white after a few wears/washes and your shoes will be ruined from the uneven terrain and mud/dust. - Aug 2015

Impatience, taste for luxuries, any white clothing. - Jun 2015

Winter clothes, luxury cars, Western logic, and aversion to body odor. - Jul 2013

Nice shoes, nice car, and high standards. - Apr 2013

Cold weather clothes, luxury car, expensive jewelry, golf clubs, high heels, road rage, hopes of seeing African wildlife on safari (few exceptions) - Nov 2012

cold weather clothing. - Aug 2010

Winter jackets, but you might want to bring some long sleeve shirts. - Aug 2008

Winter clothes, nice carpets, anything white (it won't be white for long!) - Jul 2008

Gas grill. You can't get an American tank filled and you may not be able to find someone who can adapt your American system to the local (European) tanks. Besides, charcoal is abundant and cheap. Also, you won't need a heavy jacket unless you'll be traveling to/through Europe during the winter. - Jun 2008

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