People keep wanting to show us long-forgotten structures which nowadays only the ladies know how to find, as they criss-cross the island collecting firewood.
We are looking for more stone structures. In theory, their extent will indicate the extent of the former settlement. The wife of one of the councillors is extremely good at spotting these structures and at finding her way through the vegetation. Her husband calls her ‘Jungle Pilot’ (as well as ‘Mother of Ten’ – quite a lady).
This all takes us to the densely forested western half of the island. By the way, I found this on youtube which gives a good sense of the eastern half of the island…! [We are trying to see if we can borrow the drone, which was used by the people in the house next to Annalisa and David’s to make this youtube video].
On my own in the forest with 4 guys with machetes.
We found this: