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  • Shortly after midnight on Sunday, at least five gunmen arrived at the beach by speedboat and stormed the couple's palm-thatched hut, thought to be the furthest from the hotel's reception.

    Kenyan military join search for Briton kidnapped at beach resort

  • For half a mile, the beach is populated by palm-thatched palapa restaurants, every one of them offering the locally-famous seafood dish, rollo del mar: a thin-sliced wrap of white fish stuffed with shrimp, cheese and whatever other sea delight the chef had at hand that moment; a heavenly sauce smothers the roll.

    Mexico's endless Pacific beach: sun, surf, sand, seafood and solitude

  • Ahmed tried to draw a response from a nearby woman tending a washing machine sheltered beneath a palm-thatched lean-to.

    The Black Madonna

  • He had not walked for very long, however, before he came to a bamboo and palm-thatched structure, underneath which he saw tables, chairs, a jukebox and a bar.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • I was sitting under one of the palm-thatched huts that dot the beach, just chatting with my girlfriends, when Juan came into my view.

    The Lensman's Children

  • By now the natives in the palm-thatched huts on the Philippines, Borneo, and Sumatra lay sleeping.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • TERRIFIED NATIVES TOM was checking cargo lists in his palm-thatched cottage when Bud and Kipu burst in.

    Golden State

  • Bud called a meeting in the palm-thatched cottage which served both as Tom's office and living quarters.

    Golden State

  • Born in 1943, the son of Catholic missionaries, he spent his childhood in what was then West Guinea, where his parents wound up teaching in a palm-thatched one-room school.

    Toony Daylight Savings Time Links

  • In settings ranging from palapas (palm-thatched huts) on the beach to fine restaurants, I was given recipes and demonstrations.

    Cooking on the Sea of Cortez: Culinary Adventures in Baja California

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