The Wayfarer (mnfaure) wrote,
The Wayfarer
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Here by Glimpses Known

Coconut chicken, fish in coconut sauce, trovi ya nadzi (plantains and coconut), all those wonderful dishes wouldn't be possible if someone didn't fetch down those tasty fruits.

I might not snap a photo of a man with a machete under normal circumstances, but seeing the height of the tree (judging by the electrical pole) I thought I was safe enough. :P He actually saw me and laughed. And then said I better not make him fall. :D



A close-up so you can see the notch hacked into the trunk that serves as a foothold.

“The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk.” ~~Dustin Hoffman, in "Midnight Cowboy." (However, I'm sure I've come across an older version of this quote somewhere. Too lazy to pull out the thumbdrive and look in my files or google)

Tags: glimpses: mayotte, pics
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