Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Machete, machete man I gotta be a machete man!

(yes, you need to thinking the Village People's Macho Man tune while reading this).


Machete, machete man
I gotta be a machete man

During every day life in Fiji....you see lots of people walking down the street with a machete in their hand. If one was in the US, this would be alarming....here in Fiji it's normal. It's how you prepped the fruit you are eating while on your way to where ever it is you are going.....


Machete, machete man
I gotta be a machete man

You look up in a tree you are passing....what do you see?


Machete, machete man
I gotta be a machete man

Naturally driving down the road, you will pass plenty of people gathering leaves for their lovo feasts.


Machete, machete man
I gotta be a machete man

In fact...don't even have to be a man.....


Machete, machete woman
I gotta be a machete woman

Contrary to what all the riding lawn mower/yard equipment company salespeople in the US tell you, all yard work can be down with a mere two tools.....a weed eater and a machete! Even side of the road of maintenance in the tropics where there never is a winter off season uses these two tools....


I've had this post in my mind for months....but getting the photos has been tricky....the whole driving/taking photos that are not blurry is tricky! Here is one of the good fails.


Machete, machete man
I gotta be a machete man

So when the bananas in your backyard ripen and are ready to be harvested....you too can assume the role!


Machete, machete man
I gotta be a machete man

1 comment:

  1. Great post 😂 And man, that sky behind a Rich is the bluest I've ever seen.

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