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23. The Washing-Up Phantom, Bairro Litine

Behind the “The Mosque of the Comorians” in the middle of Litine, is a house which is striking in its elaborate window sills and facade design. It conveys the curious feeling you have to get used to in Ilha, of … Continue reading

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21. Palm trees and red leaves

We have gone to visit coconut plantations in Sanculo and Cabaceira where the macuti roofing tiles are made. Bounamate Surviro lives with his seven wives on the plantation in Mussengere, Sanculo and sells the macuti in Ilha.

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9. Changing Hats

Somehow time passes very fast and very slowly at the same time in Ilha. I went away from Ilha for a week and missed at least three big seminars or workshops on various forms of community development and culture. Delegations … Continue reading

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