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... of rainy season, but the clouds don't always react the way I think they will. Some days it has been muggy, with almost deep, dark clouds but the rain never falls. Other days it rains around lunch time, or in the morning, or in the afternoon. Usually when it finally rains, it's a good amount of water, so we almost always keep our umbrellas with us when we go outside. Anyway, staring at this mountain has been a significant visual backdrop to my ...
... constructed with care and attention to detail, and later neglected for a few decades. Continue outside of the historic downtown in any direction and in moments you enter a neighborhood where anyone who has not managed to obtain a coveted governmental or prominent business position lives. Now the houses are tiny boxes created with cinder blocks, scraps of tin, and plywood. Piles of trash spill down the hills to meet with the eroded cut outs and small ...
... knees & toes.
The following day we casually came across seņor Donato again in the street, "you didn't have time to hear about our history yesterday, maybe you have time now?" We follow him into a classroom where someone has filled 4 pieces of chart paper with historical dates and facts.
While he was talking one of our little friends, Loreina, was dropping popcorn on the floor in the classroom. I looked at her expectantly ...
... in the sand and water and it's very serene and peaceful, after a few hours the beach filled with more families, teens, younger men and women. Soccer on the sand, plenty of swimming, many patrons drinking beers from the bars and eating kabobs. After a few hours our friends tell us it's time to go before everyone who has now crowded the beach gets very drunk and begins to head home. Speed limits, seatbelts, & sober driving aren't to be ...
... island with children's games, chants, traditional musicians, and younger pop musicians. We received a traditional cooking lesson from the cooks at the Ecuatoguineano cultural center and we observed a traditional dance rehearsal.
The concert events have impressed us so much because these cultural centers were packed with young people.
One of the things that struck me was how much that first concert looked like "any teen event ...
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