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Wow, what a difference a couple of hundred km’s can make. We headed south leaving desolate Mauritania and entered Mali. Immediately the landscape becomes greener and the people friendlier. Cattle replace camels, shepherds reappear and so the road kill carcasses vanish. Women wear bright clothing, small children smile and wave before welcoming us with their usual greeting of “Monsieur, cadeau pour moi”.