Tubabu! Tubabu!

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Walking home after a long hot day in Bobo, we crossed a mom with two kids.The little girls screamed:”Tubabu! Tubabu!” which is a dioula (the local language) expression for white people.We looked at them and, with a big smile, started to shout back “Tubabu! Tubabu!” pointing at ourselves. The mom laughed and we took a photo together. The girls were a bit shy but soon they felt comfortable with the tubabu.

Sometimes we are able to transform the differences into smiles 🙂


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