Still in the main tourist area. The coast is unspoiled, sand dunes, long beaches as far as the eye reaches. Somebody told me that during civil war all the plots I could see were bought by South Africans for almost nothing. Since four years, they have started developing the place. Prices of the land are going up, local people can’t buy their own land, and the unspoiled coast will change into a place with lodges, hotels and Scuba diving schools. The unpaved roads will be crowded with four wheel drives with mulungu’s (‘white men’) Even now tourists are already driving the unspoiled beaches with Quad Bikes. The average income here is most propabely less than 40 euro’s in a month. There is nothing wrong with doing business, it’s always interesting to see what is does to the local people. Should they really be happy about what is happening her? Sitting in a cyber, where DSTV shows interviews with Formula One drivers: “.. the tyres were good…” OK!
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