Monthly Archives: September 2013

silent lagoon

Stillness grips a lagoon in the heat and humidity of a rainy season afternoon. Not a breeze stirs the canopy. Even the crickets and cicadas have gone silent, waiting for a break in the stifling atmosphere.

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after the burn

The savannas are burning.  Smoke is in the air.  The grasses burn quickly as the steady sea-breeze carry flames inland to the edge of the forests.  Scorched vegetation spills from forest onto the savanna, remnants of the wet season rains. … Continue reading

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the forest beyond

Today we arrive in the tiny village of Loubomo, crossing the Boume’ Boume’ River, passing through the hills of Panga on treacherous roads slick and buckling from the daily rains.  Mihindou tells the story of his plantations deep in the … Continue reading

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Mayonami boys

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