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99 ways to use a coconut #8 – #13

Posted on 05. Jul, 2011 by Lan Marie in Bits, Coconut


A local and wastefree picnic!

Going on a picnic is a very popular Tuvaluan time-killer. You can go with your friends, your family or your colleagues (and in this tiny society your colleague is often your friend and in your family at the same time…and the other way around). You can go to a special place on the island that you live on, or choose a totally different island for the occation.

You really dont need to bring anything, you can just go looking for coconut crabs in the bush (#8), or spear fishing in the lagoon. Then you can cook it all on the beach with the help of dry coconut shells (#9). You dont need to bring barbecue cutlery, you can just use the core of a palm leave (#10).

And if it should start raining, the coconut leaves can also be used to protect the fire! (#11)

If you get thirsty, you can just grab a green coconut from one of the trees and drink the sweet coconut juice directly (#12) before you start making the plates out of the coconut leaves (#13).

And simsalabim – a completely local and wastefree picnic!

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