Friday, March 18, 2011

With Timbuktu Myth Is Reality

BBC: Search on for Timbuktu's twin, Oct 2006
'Mythical place'

Mr Redler, who comes from Taunton in Somerset, said many Britons are a unaware of the existence of Timbuktu, let alone its culture, history and achievements.

A survey of 150 young people undertaken ahead of the exhibition found 34% did not think Timbuktu existed, and the remaining 66% considered it to be "a mythical place."

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