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Date: 01 Aug 2016 23:27:00
Title: Banda Amble 1

Banda Amble – Well Our Second Bimble Really, Part One
 
 
 
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Finding we had an hour before the fort opened at ten we went in search of the cemeteries and bimbled the other end of town.
 
 
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Yesteryear glory, but not today.
 
 
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Bear was particularly taken with this house.
 
 
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Pretty flower.
 
 
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Chickens everywhere.
 
 
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Smoke poured from the corner of this house, not sure if the sports bag is drying but the clothes on the roof are going to smell very smoky very soon.
 
 
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A couple of alleys for a change.
 
 
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Mother-in-laws-tongue border this property.
 
 
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We thought this silvereye was shy until he popped out with his find.
 
 
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Suddenly we saw Beez Neez (on the right).
 
 
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I know I said I would never take another hibiscus picture but this was a lovely splash of colour.
 
 
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We hope this chap gets home without decapitating anyone.
 
 
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Monday seems to be wash day the world over.
 
 
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Very typical street.
 
 
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Then we saw two immaculate houses.
 
 
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A new build. A monument to nutmeg outside the rear of the mosque. Daily recordings are played from tapes by the call to prayer is done by a real person. Indonesia has the world's largest population of Muslims.

 
 
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The House of Christopher Cole who ‘took’ Fort Belgica in 1810 without ever firing a shot.
 
 
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Mace and nutmeg drying, oh and an unexpected ex-practice ring.
 
 
 
 
Continued 
 

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