David Picard's Blog (2)

looking for information on Bob Denard in the Comoros / implications in local tourism industry

Can anyone of you tell me about the relations between Bob Denard and the

hotel industry in the Comoros? I noticed that the Galawa hotel (the

islands' largest international hotel during the 1990s) is/was only a few hundred meters from Denard's former house. Or can anyone send me a link, or direct me to an author who has written about this? The Galawa opens in 1989; which appears to be when Denard was made to leave the

Comoros. Is there a link? The contract with Sun (who exploited… Continue

Added by David Picard on September 28, 2010 at 3:46pm — No Comments

New regional leader in French Reunion Island wants to scrap ambitious museum project / read petition and sign up if that is how you feel

Dear all,

here is an 'emergency call' I received this morning. It is from the current director of the Museum of Civilisations and Reunion Unity, Francoise Verges. I have followed this project over the past couple of years (Reunion has been my fieldwork place since 1995) and, despite…


Added by David Picard on March 23, 2010 at 5:32pm — No Comments


OAC Press



© 2019   Created by Keith Hart.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service