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on July 3, 2013 on 7/3/13

Plantations in the island

This video shows excerpts from two different plantations. One is still used to harvest cocoa in order to produce chocolate. The other, is located closer into the island’s interior. You have to hike along the mountainside through dense forest to reach the platform that supports a now crumbling building.

This video shows excerpts from two different plantations. One is still used to harvest cocoa in order to produce chocolate. The other, is located closer into the island’s interior. You have to hike along the mountainside through dense forest to reach the platform that supports a now crumbling building. Stacks of colorful cocoa stand in stark contrast to the molding facade. The face of the building almost appears salvageable until one ventures to the back where the entire backside seems to have been cleaved in two.