In 2002 we travelled from the UK to Nairobi overland through West Africa. We had with us a Canon XM1 and managed to film all over West Africa - only getting arrested once. The best place to film was amazingly Sudan - you just get a permit from the authorities and film anywhere you want.
Copy Cat Kids from Simon Taylor on Vimeo.
This is a clip from the Dogon region of Mali, a very strange escarpment with people living as they did 900 years ago. In the village in the clip, the children obviously learn by repetition - they don't speak French or English but it doesn't stop them copying us.
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