1/ Why was the Italian ship taking girls to Abyssinia?
2/ What is Tanganyika called now?
3/ What port did the Dumra call into before it reached Dar es Salaam?
4/ What was it about England that Roald did not miss?
5/ Why did it "mean a lot" if you were from the "Mwanumwezi" tribe?
6/ Name at least two types of things that Shell customers owned in Tanganyika.
7/ What was the purpose of Roald's visit to the customers?
8/ Why didn't they try to run over snakes that crossed the road?
9/ What other animals did Roald see in Tanganyika?
10/ How would you say "Salimu the cooking-pot, quickly thank you." in
Look up these words and write down the definitions on a page
in your book.
1/ morale 2/ lagoon 3/ tropical 4/ benighted 5/ fluent 6/ sisal 7/ domestic 8/ awning 9/ sprawled
In the book Roald shows a photograph of a ceremony called crossing the
line. Find out what this means
and write a short paragraph explaining what goes on at such a ceremony.