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Seaweed Farming

I guess it makes sense, but i never knew there were seaweed farmers. If you thought farming corn was rough, maybe you would like to spend your days running rope and seaweed on a stretch of beach that expands from 2 feet wide to a quarter of a mile at low tide. You do this for about 3 months and then you can sell your harvest for a few bucks. You live in poverty and you have permanent raisin hands.

The Widest Beach

The Widest Beach

Seaweed Farming

Seaweed Farming

BTW – i am writing this on a French keyboard so please excuse the mistakes.

The beach is pretty nice though and we spent the morning walking qcross it and watching the farmers. Afterwards we stumbled across a hotel run by an American from Florida and talked about college sports and how they were trying to run a place in concert with the local community.

One thing we saw a lot of in Africa were Americans. We dd not see many in Asia, but there appears to be a ot of them that want to participate in NGOs and Zanzibar and South Africa offer a welcome retreat to the 3rd world of Africa.

Walking the Beach

Walking the Beach

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