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... gets in the van with us. After the trip to the top of the hill to the Queen's Palace, we went around looking for the staff food truck which was not where they said it would be. We stopped at the market and had some, yes, it's true, Fried Bananas, Mofo Akondro. OK, another sign from Dexter. We were all hungry so I insisted that I take them for dinner to a ...
... They start and stop vocalizing unexpectedly, so I wanted to record them when it was possible. The songs are haunting and somewhat unearthly. I read somewhere that the name lemur came from a local language and meant ghost. Superstitious people thought them to be the haunting shades of their ancestors.
When we reached the group of Indris which was between about 15 and 30 feet up in the trees, we stood with a dozen visitors and guides to photograph and ...
... of an orientation, pointing out places of interest, travel hubs and usual places to visit. We’d turned up in peak hour and much of the time we were stationary but that gave us ample time to take in the sights. Zebu carts jostled with Land Cruisers, and there was a stark contrast between the haves and have nots. There were lots of one way streets and tunnels in the centre which proved challenging to keep track of our whereabouts. Most of the 100’s of taxis were ...
... To avert your eyes from the infants standing half-naked in dirt and squalor, marinating in feces, urine, and germs of all types - some their own, many of others. To run out of ways, at the end of a long day, to discriminate who deserves that bill in their hand and who has to miss out today.
When you are accosted on a daily basis, simply due to the colour of your skin, for the mere fact that it is expected that you have something to give, it ...
... and baguette in me, and now just 9:30 am, I figured I’d write a little while I charted out a plan for my Saturday.
For those who read my last entry, I got back on the horse Friday and it was an easier day of demure viral infections and slightly less dire conditions. And then I was finally rewarded by my Friday night. But I’ll get to that.
At first the streets here all looked the same disheveled, slightly brown murky routes ...
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