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day 7, leaving

The end of our time in Utheemu. Early morning start, under the rain, from Utheemu, to airport, to fly to Baa atoll and thence to Raa atoll where lies our next target island, Kinolhas.


day 6, utheemu

Brief trip to Beenafushi, an island also known as Bodu boli finolhu… that is, the island of the cowries.

Annalisa recovered 11 live moneta cowries, and we also found some eggs. 55 more words


Wild Secret Delights of Tribal Gardens

In the small Amis tribal gardens and fields, between the rows of familiar crops is a riot of mysterious edible wild plants and native domesticates lovely to behold. 204 more words


Archaeological Tour Atacama

After visiting the amazing Moon Valley, Salt flats, and high lagoons in Atacama, I got some education in the archaeology of the area. Very close to San Pedro is Tulor, village remains discovered by Gustavo le Paige in 1958. 411 more words

Cities & Culture

Sixty-year-old Anna Maria Henson died this date, January 21th, in 1854 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground

Sixty-year-old Anna Maria Henson died this date, January 21th, in 1854 of heart disease and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground. As of 1847 she lived at 185 Lombard Street and shared a large room with another woman. 138 more words

Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Stonehenge Is Unique

Stonehenge is unique and at the age of ten, I was able to walk amongst the stones in a party from my Primary School.

That was much better than the limited access you get now. 237 more words


From Dust to Diamonds: The Reinvention of Cremation As We Know It by Laura Cawley

For as long as humans have been around, there have been burial rites; even before we came on the scene, Neanderthals were practicing some form of intentional burial. 883 more words