(000228.79-E000157.73NRLOSUC20V)[I chuckled at this. I have noticed many things about Africa that totally pass others by. And here is a modern example showing you how effective old European ideas still totally rock. I could however tell you a LOT more shocking and fun things along these lines! Whites … JUST STICK TOGETHER … Nothing else matters. You'll be amazed at what is possible that most everyone thinks, falsely, is impossible here in Africa. Jan]
- Photos from Mali show French Army forts that have a distinctly medieval look.
- The forts are similar to those invented by 17th century engineer Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban.
- The forts’ signature star shape is designed to make life very rough for anyone attacking them, but it also has a limited use in the 21st century.