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Crashed cotton

In the hilly region around Mount Gorongosa, cotton is the main cash crop and is sen grown everywhere. Often there's a white carpet along the roadsides with cotton that's fallen off the big trucks. Here a whole load had fallen off as the drier had speeded through a sharp turn.
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October 7th 2007
00 :12. The sound of a dentist’s drill penetrating my temple wakes me up. Covered in sweat I sigh, it's just a dream. It’s not a dentist’s drill; there are mosquitoes in the tent. A wild hunt begins and ends in handclapping, then silence. 02 :23. Something has awoken the dogs. Loud barking ricochet in the distance as every dog in the village joins the cacophony. A dog yelps as his owner g ... read more
Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane

Mozambican Flag Almost five centuries as a Portuguese colony came to a close with independence in 1975. Large-scale emigration by whites, economic dependence on South Africa, a severe drought, and a prolonged civil war hindered the country's development. The ruling ... ... read more
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