Last Sunday driving through the petite marche I noticed a man wearing snowpants. "Does he know something I don't know?" I wondered. Well I chalked that one up to the fact that he might not have been all there....I mean, after all, the snowpants were about 10 sizes too small. They were more like snow capris.
Then yesterday one of my little friends came in dressed in a nifty pair of striped tights under her skirt. Cute but really, what am I missing? It's 7:30 am, 86 degrees inside and the sun hasn't even risen fully! Perhaps inspired by yesterday's cute tights or maybe it was Easter as she claimed, another student arrived in tights today. Clearly, I need to be turning on the weather station!
It hit me this afternoon. They must have been preparing for Niamey's "white out" conditions (aka. harmattan)!