When the sea reaches the inner land
In Marandallah, a village 500 kilometers from the capital Abidjan, in the northern interior of the Ivory Coast, home to about 2,500 inhabitants and at about eight hours by car from the sea. This majority Muslim population, although living in a village far from the sea and with many difficulties of transport, eat at least once a week fried fish that arrives from the capital and fresh fish caught in the river from town of Bouaké two hours away.
Timité Awa, sells cooks grilled fish that comes from the city of Bouake and sells it in the street accompanied by corn and rice at lunchtime. In her tshirt is stamped the face of the known politician of Côte d'Ivoire Youssouf Fofana, in Ivory Coast.