A Calm Day in Mombasa City, Africa

-Dedicated to Kate Cardoz On the windy south-east expanse of Mombasa Island, lay an old town with flaky white walls and ancient window sills. It lay brooding and distant like a solitary man looking at the vast sea in contemplation, and its inmates spent their lives with a cool calm flair, as if they livedContinue reading “A Calm Day in Mombasa City, Africa”

Victoria, Seychelles – The City of the Forbidden Fruit

Mizu stood under the cool shade of the coco-de-mer trees whose palms stretched over her to block the whole sky. A little sea breeze notoriously rattled its giant fruits and a loud “dud dud dud” crossed the seas and entered the nook of Victoria city. Mizu was on the Praslin, one of Seychelles’ islands farContinue reading “Victoria, Seychelles – The City of the Forbidden Fruit”