To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries.  Niger is my 108th country.   

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West African country, Niger, is one of the poorest countries on the continent, and not high on the tourist circuit.  I arrived late in the evening in the capital of Niamey and checked into my walled guest house owned and operated by a French ex-pat. 

I spent two hot and dusty days in Niamey.  My first afternoon I spent time cruising on the Niger River at sunset, watching life on the river pass by.  The next day was a tour of Niamey with a taxi driver, checking out local markets, the grand mosque, and taking in daily life.  During my time there, I did not see any other tourists.

Two Nights in Niger

Niger – 108th Country

Niger – 108th Country


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