|Main house at Roca Monte Forte ("Strong Mountain").|
|That's our room up there!|
|Official Bulletins of Sao Tome & Principe, sharing laws,|
cacao production data, etc.
|Walking along the national highway outside Neves.|
|Donkeys need their images and treatment rehabilitated through Africa|
("Donkey!" was a common insult in The Gambia).
|Hills around Neves.|
|Fishermen off the north shore of Sao Tome island.|
|A charcoal-making pit.|
|Cacao pods mature twice a year.|
|Cacao seeds on a dryer.|
Cacao care tips. The interval between breaking open the cacao pods and
putting the seeds in the fermentation box should not exceed five hours.
|"We can carry out quality drying of cacao and earn more money."|
|View of Neves fishing boats and oil storage. 80% of Neves residents are fishermen.|
|Sap-sap fruit. Very tart.|
|Sao Tome & Principe's parks are all called Parc National Obo,|
since obo means forest.
|Walking through the forest and onwards into an aqueduct!|
|Bats in the tunnel.|
|Some old machinery and a waterfall!|
|Strewn about near forest paths were large quantities of snail shells, |
snails being a popular source of protein here as in Cameroon.
|Relief of Agostinho Neto at the eponymous plantation.|
|View of Roca Agostinho Neto from above.|
|Roca Agostinho Neto, with a renovated church to the right.|
|Buy cacao and gum here.|
|African grey parrot at restaurant in Guadalupe where we ate the |
traditional Sao Tomense dish of calulu - a sauce comprised of fish, greens,
okra, onion, tomatoes, eggplant and spices. It was delicious!