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Christmas in Burundi: Celebrations in the Nearby Village of Kajaga-Kinyinya

Since I most likely will be unable to post a new Christmas Blog this year, what follows is last year’s Christmas Blog, Updated. Reposted 17 Dec. 2013> Related articles and recent events: African Beef Stew with sweet potatoes and mangos, … Continue reading

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May Day, Burundi-Style: A Parade, then Food, Drink and Fun

Finally, I have recouped most of my photos from another computer, and so post several pictures of the past May Day festivities as celebrated by staff of the Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika. On the morning of May Day, a large parade … Continue reading

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A Taste of 2012 – Top Posts Favor Colonial Era; Food; Ancient Egypt

2012 was an excellent year for blogging.  Daily reads ranged between 200 and 300, with a few entries going over 500.  Readers were most interested in posts that stress the colonial era of African history, together with wildlife, traditional farming … Continue reading

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Christmas in Africa: Village-Style in Burundi

Christmas in Burundi: Celebrations in the nearby village Christmas Day 2011> Related articles Batwa Pots in Burundi: Traditional Clay Pot Cuisine, Pt. 2 of 2 (dianabuja.wordpress.com) African Beef Stew with sweet potatoes and mangos, cooked and served in a Pumpkin … Continue reading

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An African Christmas, Burundi-Style

I will be sharing a few blogs on Christmases Past here at Lake Tanganyika, the first being> Christmas celebrations at the Club du Lac Tanganyika Chef Richard and his senior team wish you Happy Holidays! Related articles Batwa Pots in … Continue reading

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INUMPU – Burundi’s Indigenous Potatoes and A Recipe

Updated 17-11-2012 With growing interest in promoting crops that can withstand climatic changes, INUMPU – a native potato in sub-Saharan Africa – is one local crop that needs to be promoted – along with leafy amaranth, which I blogged about … Continue reading

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