Most houses are brightly colored and families are sometimes identified
by the color of their house.  There is also a connection between the
color and specific saints.


Many of the people ride single-cylinder motorbikes, sometimes with
three and four riders.  Gasoline is about $7.00 per gallon and gas stations
are sparse. Below right is a makeshift gas station.

It is a violation of federal law to give children candy or money to discourage begging.
School is mandatory for all children and contributions to schools are encouraged.