Bucket List Saturday – #2 Timbuktu

Where Address: Timbuktu, Mali Elevation: 856′ Population: 54,453 (2009) Watercourse: River Niger Fact Permanent large-scale urban settlement began as early as 200 BC. Timbuktu became part of the Trans Saharan trade by 500 AD. The 15th and 16th centuries were the golden age of the city where religion, arts, math and sciences flourished. Timbuktu is also known … [Read more…]