15 mars 2012

Stuck in the Mud

            There has been so much rain lately that it has severely damaged the road leading down from our flat. Great holes, some up to 50cm in depth, have appeared in the road... which has already blocked more than one car from going up. We had a collection day with the neighbours last week, where we all went a bit further up the road to a stony field, brought some large stones and pieces of roof-tile down and filled up the worst of the holes. The following photos show... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2011

It's raining, it's pouring...

View from the flat.            The rainy season started in the middle of last week. Tropical rain is quite interesting. It goes by short blasts of heavy rain followed by great lengths of nothing. But in the wet season, it rains at least a little every day. These blasts of rain last for between five and twenty minutes, then it's all over, the sky clears up and that's it for the day (or for the morning, depending). It's unforeseeable, though, the sky can cloud over from one minute to... [Lire la suite]
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