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Friday, May 14, 2021

Waaay too busy for my taste

 


7 comments:

  1. Traditionally decorated with the profits from the Arab slave trade in black africans.....

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  2. Whole lotta work too make something that ugly.

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  3. They can call it traditional if they want, but that many man hours dedicated to decorative elements alone means that almost nobody lived in a home like this. Most people (including the ones who built this place) were probably lucky to have a solidly built mud brick hut.

    It wasn’t until the industrial revolution that the average worker bee could afford to live someplace reasonably comfortable. That’s a lesson that is quickly being forgotten

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  4. It probably looks like a dump from the outside. At least that is what a friend of mine from that part of the world tells me. He says that people with money will have a nice house on the inside, but purposely keep the outside looking run down in hopes that they won't be noticed and get robbed.

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  5. I think it's pretty cool, nice to look at but totally impractical for my lifestyle. Wonder what the other 99% of the people live in.....
    JD

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  6. and on the outside it looks like a big dried up turd

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  7. Definitely some Fung Shuie issues

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