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Banana Wallah!!!

This is our Banana Wallah. He's the guy that comes by our house selling banans :) He's really cool! One day, a whole bunch of monkeys came to his cart and started stealing his bananas!! He started throwing bricks at them - it was awesome!!
Here he is with his banana cart. The bananas are covered up because it is really hot outside and he doesn't want them to ripen too early :)


When we got bananas yesterday, he gave us this special banana :) It's a double-decker banana :) Hahaha :) It's banana twins!! OK, I thought it was funny :)

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south asia said…
Maybe I'm looking at your picture wrong, but is that street paved, clean, and has right angles? Wow! Rocksville, South Asia seems like a planned city! :)
SouthAsiaRocks said…
haha :) No, not paved... only hard-packed dirt! And it's only clean b/c the whole city was closed that day... Looks can be deceiving :) haha :)
SouthAsiaRolls said…
Who's that dude holding the bananas over his face? I don't like the look of him....maybe it's that silly grin.

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