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Levees are used to protect the rice paddy fields from the channels of saltwater which overflow during high tide
Although there are no cars on the island to drive on its wide roads, these roads are illuminated by solar lighting
Because of their lack of clay, the island's inhabitants build their houses by wrapping straw around wooden frames
Although most of Carabane is covered in mangroves, its coconut trees and sandy beaches attract tourists
from Marco Schmidt
In order to arrive at Carabane from most locations in Senegal, travellers must cross The Gambia at either Banjul...