Davies lives and works in Burkina Faso, amongst the semi-nomadic Fulani people. He has written travel pieces for the Guardian Weekly and Africa Geographic, who gave him their 'Travel Writer of the Year 2003' award.
[ places - september 04 ]
"'Why English? To work where? To work in China? Morocco? Latvia? Peru? Where? Where do you want to go work? The United States of America?' Mario nods uncomfortably. 'Options,' says Carlos, pleased."
[ places - march 04 ]
"Their high voices carry clear and far on the still night air. They do not understand Arabic, but they can read and write it, and that is enough to get by on."
[ places - february 04 ]
"'Where would you put sporadically?' says Carlos, raking a hand through his thinning hair. '"Before or after occasionally?'"
[ places - december 03 ]
According to Burkino Faso's semi-nomadic Fulani people, only one of the Sun's seven rays has shone since Creation, but one day...