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... to the basement and tried to eat all our leftovers. Aka we ate dry cornflakes, a slice or two of ham, a couple carrots, some French fries and bread. After we emptied the fridge we bused to the greyhound where a bunch of us mailed some things back that we wouldn't need anymore. Then we really started traveling. We got to the airport in Montreal, went through the huge security line and found food on the other side. I had a chance to call Mon and Dad and post a blog before we ...
... history to the children. Everyone sleeps outside on roofs of the homes, except during the rainy season. When children are born, the adults start their lives by giving them the tools they will need in life - girls are assumed to be future wives/mothers, and boys to be future hunters/farmers/gatherers, so girls are given calabashes (bowls made from the calabash tree acorns), and boys are given arrows/bows/farming tools. For girls, the number of calabashes they ...
... even got to see the movie advertised that was going to be screened that evening on a tiny 34cm television for over 100 people. It was such an amazing, unforgettable experience. And the best thing was that it was in no way a touristy experience. The fact was, a local boy was able to speak English and was eager to communicate with us, and kindly opened his village to our eyes, ears and cameras without any fee involved. We were speechless. And what could we do, but give him ...
... and have a rest in the afternoon if needs be. And all that free of charge.
Now, that too was Africa. Not only those pestering „cadeau" requests and incessant tugging at your sleeves. Where in Europe would they let you have this? I’d bet my bottom dollar that the best you could get in Europe was exactly what I asked for. My luggage somewhere in the corner, safe until I returned to collect it.
Whenever I was going to return ...
Paul and Lois turned out to be nice, friendly and communicative, just as most Americans are, wherever you find them. You can always tell the Americans from the rest of the white bunch just by their chatty ways, even if you are deaf to their accent. So this couple was no exception. Soon we realised that we were all headed in the same direction, at least for the next two or three days. Same as me, they were well informed about the fact that up there, in north-east of the country, ...