7) Resourcefulness and "various craft" -- from metal-working to fashioning
dugout canoes -- help buoy this impoverished economy. Fortunately, soils are fertile. Besides cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla beans, and cacao trees for chocolate, for example, nine kinds of bananas are cultivated. And when a street vendor hacks a coconut with his machete, cool milk quenches well on a dusty
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