Our older readers will recognize this kind of "washer" and "dryer."
This is on the side of our apartment, and the entrance to our backyard.
Our herbs: chives, mint, rosemary, parsley, basil and fennel.
Here is a series of pictures from the front porch.
If you look closely, you will see black pans around the small guardhouse. Everyday at lunchtime the employees in the complex gather around a fire and cook nsema (en-seem-uh). You can see the soot stains on the wall. Fire is the primary way food is cooked here.