It’s not even the Sahel. It is part of the transition zone between jungle and desert, just to the south of the Sahel – and is probably a few hundred kilometres deep. It is the Sudanian Savanna – a tropical savanna.
Rainfall in this part of the world is limited to one, short season. Typically, this is between the months of June – September. The remainder of the year is bone dry. Dry isn’t so bad between November – February. From March until the next rainy season.. well, if the locals refer to this part of the year as “The Hell Quarter”, you can only guess what I might make of it.
Here are a few of the things that caught my eye from the world of plants…
As an aside note: I’m now back in SA – and thoroughly enjoying the fact that I can upload far more photos, in far less time than it takes in Mali… 🙂