Monday, November 7, 2011

Eid Al Adha

It is Eid time again on our island.
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It is Eid time and Evy was thrilled to take our family pic!
This Eid marks the end of the pilgrimage to Mecca for many people around the world and involves sacrificing an animal for your family if you have the means. We knew it was Eid time when we drove past a normally empty (except for football games) field that was filled with goats awaiting their certain demise at dawn.
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We spent the day as we spend all holidays here....dressed up local style, baking cakes and cookies, giving and receiving cakes and cookies, being force fed and eating too much, and visiting dear friends. Here is a glimpse at our Eid Al Adha....
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the girls in their dresses made with fabric given to them by my girlfriend for the last Eid
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pilau, salad, and hot sauce...yummy!
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the kids keep getting bigger!
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an hour past nap time and fading fast...
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our island family
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remember this pic?
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the kids thought us grown folk taking pictures was hilarious!
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wamependeza...all glammed up for Eid!
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our lunch guests on the second day
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This was our view driving home......
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We are blessed. Eid Mubarak!

1 comments:

Gma Rho said...

I looove their dresses!!