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Blog posts in August 2013
Hello everybody from the Solomon Islands . This will be my last blog post as this adventure is coming to an end. I've been very lucky to discover a country that I knew nothing about. A country with strong traditions and a proud culture. During the past two months I have discovered four provinces, traveled by boat, plane and 4x4-vehicles, visited over 40 villages, surveyed hundreds of women...
08/26/2013 - 11:39
Hello everybody from the Solomon Islands. I am writing to you from the Western Province. Instead of telling you about the beauty of this place I thought that I let you have a glimpse of it. What do you think? The Western Province is known for its tourism and fishing. Its people are friendly and welcome you to their homes with a smile on their faces! There is a lively market with lots of...
08/19/2013 - 16:06
Hello everybody from the amazing Solomon Islands. The people here have strong traditions and culture. Today I would like to show you the people that live in the Langa Langa Lagoon. These people make traditional money from shells, and spend a great deal of time shaping the shells in order to make beautiful necklaces and bracelets, a hard, detailed artisan work. Some of our customers take out a...
08/13/2013 - 10:44
Hello everybody, I’m writing again from the Solomon Islands. Today, I would like to share some pictures of the interesting toys that I have found over here. As you can see below, there’s no need to go to the store and spend huge amounts of money; in fact, a little imagination can take you a long way! The first toy speaks for itself. The second toy is made from the Sego palm. The leaves from...
08/06/2013 - 17:27