Monday, March 05, 2012

National Geographic dvd: "The Leopards of Zanzibar"

In contrast to the deserts and drought-plagued regions of Africa, the Swahili Coast is characterized by the waters of the Indian Ocean and white beaches.

However, finding a means of support can be challenging, especially for individual fishermen who ply their trade armed with only a spear.

Africa, Pt. 7: Coast examines the manner in which Issa Simai makes a living, and also follows his accomplishments on the soccer field. A player with the Leopards, the most competitive team in Zanzibar, Simai has a chance at the playoffs, but only if he and his teammates can afford the trip to Dar es Salaam. ~ Alice Day, Rovi

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