Find out what they use for hair products. Keeping your hair in loose braids and your hair covered will cut down on manipulation. Use a T-shirt to dry. Being in those countries, drying time should be quick, unless the humidity is very high.

This method sounds plain, but it works.
Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
This list is not exhaustive...
Pre-treatment: Creamed Coconut
High Porosity Treatment: Redken Filler and Shot Phix 3.5
DT:
Redken Deep Facets, various
PT: Gold Medal Herbal Tame pkg. mixed with a deep conditioner

Leave-in:Crece Pelo
Stylers-Hair Yum Souffle Leave-in,CURLS Blueberry Bliss Control Jelly
*experimenting and loving it!