As I see it, one of the world’s problems is a loss of social intercourse.
Come on, be honest, all you folk with automatic washing machines in your houses…don’t you ever wish you had someone to chat with while you’re sorting the socks and going through pockets for any stray “folding” or credit cards or stuff that might shred confetti-like over the whole damn’ load?
These ladies were laundering their linen, talking, laughing and generally having fun while they “worked.” Mind you,the little kid with the boogie board had the aunties in spades when it came to fun. And they were more than happy to have an impromptu photo shoot.
I was fascinated by the intricate sand drawings (in Pidgin: sandroing) which tell cultural stories. Like many communities, these people had no written language before the arrival of Westerners, but they have a long and rich oral and artistic tradition.
This turtle looks “simple.” I challenge you to try to copy it. Oh, by the way, Eddie did this in less than 5 seconds! Of course, if fractals and Celtic knots are your “thing” you’ll be a shoo-in!
Street art? I love it! And the more community-based, the better. We need more of it. Like this:
And, oh joy! I went horse-riding! Years (actually 25 years!) since I rode so this was my treat to myself, my companions being less than enthusiastic about VERY BIG ANIMALS.