Davao City Airport, Philippines.
A Maranow orchard farmer appraises a Durian Fruit. Covered with a leathery,
spikey gourd, it was a creamy flesh with the texture of custard, and although gassy, has a pleasant flavor. A delicacy, a medium sized fruit costs the equivalent of US $ 5.00. It has a pungent odor some people find offensive, and it is not permitted aboard airplanes, or hotel rooms. Guests that smuggle them in find they leave evidence in its aroma, which could take an entire right to air out,
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