Mare aux Hippopotames, Burkina Faso
The Mare aux Hippopotames Biosphere Reserve is located about 60 km north of Bobo-Dioulasso in the Houet province of south-west Burkina Faso. It is known for its freshwater lake with associated pools and marshes in the floodplain of the Volta Noire River, as well as for its gallery forests. The reserve contains a great variety of biodiversity, especially near the lake after which the reserve is named.
Epic Burkina Faso Culture & Adventure Route © Monika Newbound