Zanzibar - impressions from a 2007 trip
     
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The sultan himself. The muhammed worshipers ruled Zanzibar until 1963

 

Dhow in sunset. Ultimate Zanzibar view

 

Narrow street in Stone Town

 

Fruit market

 

One of those Stone Town doors

 

Spices-shop

 

Forodhani Gardens seafood market, Zanzibar Town

 

Delicious seafood; squid, octopus crabs ..

 

Blue marlin surrounded by flies at the fish market in Zanzibar Town

Old and new. The coastal area of Kenya and Tanzania are 90% muslim. The "religion of peace" came to Zanzibar in the 8th century

 

Food market, Zanzibar Town Food market, Zanzibar Town

Dhow

 

Local aquaculture, harvesting mwani or seaweed (Eucheuma sp.)

 

Havesting seaweed

 

Fisherman

 

Mwani (seaweed) harvest

 

Fishing in the lagoon

 

Nice, it was 26°C in the water

 

Mwani (seaweed) harvest

 

Old wooden arabian dhow in the moonlight

 

Diving on the reef, at Kichwani spot at Mnemba Island

 

Check out the color of the water!

 

Dinner in the boma

 

Tinga-tinga, popular East-African art

 

Spice plantation worker

 

The ultimate spice at the plantation ..