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WATCHING CNN IN DAR ES-SALAAM

  CNN was part of my old travelling life. I have watched its broadcasts in everything from five-star hotels to Uzbek tea-houses; even in Bedouin tents on a television plugged into a generator. CNN provided entertainment when it was unsafe … Continue reading

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MR. JUMA’S LUNCH BOX – was the size of a Zanzibar chest!

  Mr.Juma is an octopus fisherman living on Mafi’a Island, a low, coralline island lying in the Indian Ocean off Tanzania. To support his family, he earns a few shillings by taking the occasional tourist out in his wooden pirogue. … Continue reading

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OCTOPUS IS KING IN THE KERKENNAH ISLANDS

Locals eat octopus for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia. It is especially plentiful during the winter fishing season when menus feature octopus soup and salad, grilled octopus, breaded octopus, octopus cous-cous and fish with hot … Continue reading

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