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[Remnants of the former colonial presence (photo taken in 2008)]

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[The plaque on Captain Protet's grave (died in 1836)]

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[The interior of the church]

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[The grave of Captain Protet who was buried standing up]

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[Kitesurfing is a common tourist activity in Carabane.]

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[The Catholic mission house built in 1880 has since been turned into a hotel.]

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[Mangrove oysters collect on the roots of mangrove trees.]

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[Equipment for harvesting palm wine traditionally includes the calabash]

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[Levees are used to protect the rice paddy fields from the channels of saltwater which overflow during high tide]

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[The lower part of a kayendo ends in a sharp wrought iron blade.]

[Although there are no cars on the island to drive on its wide roads, these roads are illuminated by solar lighting]

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[The medical post closed in 1896.]

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[The primary school hosts six classes.]

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[The kindergarten was founded in 1988.]

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[An akonting is a Jola chordophone.]

[Oussouye Prefecture]

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[A variety of bird species, such as the Little Bee]

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[Because kapok wood is so easy to work, the trunks of kapok trees are often carved into pirogues]

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[Mangroves are all-pervasive on the island.]

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[Saltwater streams cut across the shoal.]

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[Because of their lack of clay, the island's inhabitants build their houses by wrapping straw around wooden frames]

[The shortest route to Carabane from the mainland is a half]

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[Although most of Carabane is covered in mangroves, its coconut trees and sandy beaches attract tourists]

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[Oil palm fruit clusters are integral to the local cuisine.]

[In order to arrive at Carabane from most locations in Senegal, travellers must cross The Gambia at either Banjul...]

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[Bottlenose Dolphins are plentiful in the Casamance River.]

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[Carte ancienne de l'île de Carabane sur le fleuve Casamance (Sénégal)]

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[Localisation : Carabane (Casamance, Sénégal)]

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