Tuesday, August 5, 2008

St Croix Island #3 - Guano


These lonely looking houses on the leeward side of the island were built for guano collectors. This was apparently not a very succesful venture, as the collection of guano was made difficult by the terrain. The smell of the place would have put any normal person off, before they started.

3 comments:

  1. Maybe SANParks can turn them into visitor accommodation. LOL.

    Very interesting information indeed.

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  2. hehe, they could include pegs for the visitors noses in the welcome packs. And lots of food, water, books and candles in case bad weather made it impossible to collect them for weeks on end....

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  3. Wow! Amazing place! Great photo too!

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