The village in Burkina Faso where every house is a work of art

  Near the southern border of Burkina Faso close to Ghana is a village called Tiebele-Corabie where the houses are all fantastically decorated. Tiebele-Corabie_-_Google_Maps Travel blogger Olga Stavrakis managed to gain access and take some great photos of the place. She said
… It was only through a process of year long negotiations that we were permitted to enter the royal palace the entrance of which is pictured here. They were awaiting us and the grand old men of the village, the nobility, were all seated waiting for us. Each of the villages has muslims and animists (local religions) and no one much cares who believes in what. However, we were told in advance that we must not wear anything red and we may not carry an umbrella. Only the chiefly noble family is permitted that privilege and to do so would constitute a great affront to our hosts…
1024x683xafricanvillage.jpg.pagespeed.ic.EptrkAIyHn 1024x728xafricanvillage1.jpg.pagespeed.ic.PPj4DBOj-F P1260349 1024x683xafricanvillage6.jpg.pagespeed.ic.Y6IEyeifWB See a blog post about her trip here. See a complete gallery of photos here on Flickr.