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Massawa, Port City of Eritrea

The stitching on one of the seams on the mainsail failed in the gulf of Aden in the first wind over ten knots we had seen in a month.

Our spare mainsail up in action with both of the headsails pulling on a broad reach towards the entrance to the Red Sea.

A wooden schooner rigged yacht hauled out for a bottom job in the port town of Massawa in eritrea

Wide streets and partially abandonded buildings speak of a bygone prosparity.

Bus fairs are not much money, but I guess a busload like this brings in enough to make ends meet.

This african market is something like a suppermarket spread out over a ten acre field.

Chicken in a basket, and allarm clocks too.

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