Monday, June 24, 2013
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
During our stay, we usually have lunch with the locals. Everyone has rice, bananas, chicken, fresh fishes and lot of fruits, and it's never a problem to cook for 5, 10 or 20 persons.
At Engracio's place. Engracio is one of the craftsman who works with the students.
Bread fruit and "Cua-Cua", a fish pretty common during the Gravana season.
As usual, Engrácio Thomas, Dio, Augustine and Will, the wooden craftsmen helped the MICA students to design their pieces. Both Melissa and Allison, decided to depict scenes of the daily life of Sao Tome.
Will and Allison working on Allison's wooden piece.
Work in progress.
Melissa's piece. Work in progress.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
North of the Island.
Neves, West coast of Sao Tome.
Mellissa and Allison visiting a beautiful abandoned dryer in Ponta Figo.
"Senzalas" (House employees) in Ponta Figo plantation. A Senzala was a great accommodation which was intended to house the slaves of the plantations.
Nap on the way back.