Monthly Archives: June 2015

Midnight Mass at 8 o’clock

The Earle family spent another couple of days at the Nautilus resort, recovering from sunburn and sores gotten from the contamination of our visit to Ibo Island, and exploring Pemba town. Our friendship with Tomas, the mining official from Maputo … Continue reading

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IBO ISLAND, 20 years later

From the beach off the fishermen’s village part of Pemba, Mozambique, the six of us caught the boat taxi to Ibo Island. It was just that; a coaster, rather than a ferry. It was mid-summer, blazing hot and the glare … Continue reading

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Return to Mozambique

When the 1993 construction Christmas shut-down rolled around, Sheila and our two pairs of children agreed to come with me to Mozambique. Specifically, I wanted to revisit Ibo Island where I had taken the eight-month-old infant Nicci Earle and her … Continue reading

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