Joshua was in the company of four other fishermen from Axim in the Nzema East Municipality on their usual hook and line fishing expedition when they caught a big Tuna.
The muffling sound created by your footsteps on the fallen leaves make a common rhythm in your ears and is accentuated with the chirpings of the birds. A common phenomena as one moves along is the crossing of small cool running streams and a Kaleidoscope of colourful butterflies (or is it “beautiflies”?) gliding
These shrines are seen as lesser gods and are highly regarded as a deity that protects the family or community and as such it should be consulted for power, support and protection. With the advancement in Christianity and other religion in the society some people are neglecting the shrines. Shrines are no less attractive to local people, as well less patronage by foreign tourist.
It is thought that about 200 years ago when the ancestors of current inhabitants of Tafi Atome arrived at the village, the monkeys were believed to be messengers of the gods and their protectors