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Mozambique Part 2   11/12/2011

Lake Malawi shared by Mozambique on the east bank, and the landlocked Republic of Malawi on the west bank, resembles a vast inland sea, it’s crystal clear turquoise waters are perfect for diving, an


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nathanjones55 62 M
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Mozambique Part 1   11/12/2011

Maputo at the southern tip of the east African Republic of Mozambique is the national capital, largest city, chief port, economic engine of Mozambique, and for centuries an escape valve for South Afri


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nathanjones55 62 M
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Pondy Cuisine   11/12/2011

PONDY CUISINE

Foreign influences: Portuguese, French, Indochinese, British, Mexican, and the cuisine of Indian Ocean islands including Mauritius and Reunion, converge with indigenous influenc


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nathanjones55 62 M
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Pondy   11/12/2011

FRENCH RIVIERA of the EAST

La Cote d’Azur de L’Est sounds so romantic, and European. Perhaps somewhere near Monaco. But in reality it’s on the other side of the world, on the southeast


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nathanjones55 62 M
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DIU Part 2   11/12/2011

Gujarati is the main language of Gujarat, as well as Diu. English is of course widely understood. Although you don’t need to understand a word of Portuguese to visit Diu, you might overhear a few wo


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nathanjones55 62 M
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DIU Part 1   11/12/2011

DIU

No, not D-U-I, Driving while Under the Influence. D-I-U, Diu a small island on the Arabian Sea coast of India, hugging the coast of adjacent Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, which pa


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nathanjones55 62 M
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Flores Part 2   11/12/2011

Perhaps the single most iconic image of Flores is Kelimutu Lake, three separate lakes of strikingly different colors within multiple nested calderas. I can’t tell you what colors, because the tints


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nathanjones55 62 M
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Flores Part 1   11/12/2011

FLORES tiny people/giant lizards

Flores is one of the lesser-known islands of Indonesia, and the only wholly Roman Catholic island in the predominantly Muslim nation.

At one time vas


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nathanjones55 62 M
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Coral Triangle   11/12/2011

CORAL TRIANGLE

Timor’s most valuable natural asset is it’s location within the Coral Triangle, the underwater equivalent of the Amazon Rain Forest, which stretches from Borneo on the west


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nathanjones55 62 M
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Tiny Tropical Timor   11/12/2011

TINY TROPICAL TIMOR Island with a split personality

You probably couldn’t pick a more oddball vacation destination than East Timor, officially “Timor Leste, ” in the national language,


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