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Asante

Asante

Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar. The sand bank on a wonderful starry night while high tide is quick approaching …

 

the bright side of the moon

the bright side of the moon

Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar. A Dhow, the typical Zanzibari fisher boat on the sand bank on a wonderful …

 

Fishing

Fishing

Children fishing in Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani

 

Mnemba

Mnemba

Fishing boats in front of Mnemba Island, Zanzibar.

 

mzungu picha

mzungu picha

Girls in Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani looking at their picture on an tourist´s Ipad. Mzungu is term used in the African Great Lakes region to refer …

 

Madalina Hapa

Madalina Hapa

Young girls carrying building material in Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Zanzibar. They were calling me: “Madalina come here!”

 

Coconut Rope

Coconut Rope

A woman and her old mother show me how they produce rope from coconut in Jambiani.

 

Jambiani

Jambiani

A detail of Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar.

 

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean in Nungwi. Nungwi is a fishermen’s village and a tourist attraction located at the northernmost tip of Unguja (known internationally as Zanzibar). …

 

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean in Nungwi. Nungwi is a fishermen’s village and a tourist attraction located at the northernmost tip of Unguja (known internationally as Zanzibar). …

 

pasta fresca

pasta fresca

Fresh Spaghetti at “Sale & Pepe” Restaurant in Jambiani.

 

Octopussy

Octopussy

Octopus on a fish stand in Darajani Market in Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City.

 

coconut crusted fish

coconut crusted fish

Coconut Crusted Fish in Upendo, Zanzibar. Se some nice recipes (in German) here

 

coconut crust

coconut crust

Preparation of coconut crusted fish in Upendo, Zanzibar

 

Prawns

Prawns

Prawns Plate in Upendo, Zanzibar. Upendo means love  in Kiswahili.

 

leaving

leaving

Berit is leaving Red Monkey Lodge in Mfumbwi, Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar. Her friends say goodbye to her walking together on …

 

Upendo means love

Upendo means love

Detail of Upendo Villa, Zanzibar.

 

Juicy

Juicy

Juice! Upendo Villa, Zanzibar.

 

Monkey style

Monkey style

Red Colobus monkeys reproducing in Jambiani, Zanzibar

 

Muzungu picha

Muzungu picha

Boys fishing in Nungwi. Nungwi is a fishermen’s village and a tourist attraction located at the northernmost tip of Unguja (known internationally as Zanzibar)

 

the pool is open

the pool is open

The Indian Ocean in Nungw, a village located at the northernmost tip of Unguja.

 

puff daddy in da house

puff daddy in da house

Uzuri Villa in Jambiani.

 

chameleon

chameleon

a nice scared chameleon on the white sands of Jambiani

 

KASA

KASA

Julia and Kasa (turtle in Kishwhili) at the 2014 Turtle Release day at the Mnarani Marine Turtle Conservation Pond in Nungwi, Zanzibar    

 

pen skuli

pen skuli

Elementary school in Makundichi, where the NGO Bus4Africa support the pupils of the village  

 

SKULI

SKULI

Two girls of the elementary school in Makundichi, where the NGO Bus4Africa support the pupils of the village

 

Flashy

Flashy

Rama member of the staff of Red Monkey Lodge, Jambiani

 

Village Dump

Village Dump

Village Dump in Paje. The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar banned plastic bags in 2005. Tanzania introduced a nationwide ban on plastic bags in 2006. Still pollution is a big issue.

 

Full Moon Kiters

Full Moon Kiters

Justus and Julia coming back from a wonderful full moon kite session on the water of the Indian Ocean in front of Mfumbwi beach, …

 

Full Moon Kiting

Full Moon Kiting

Justus and Julia having fun during a wonderful full moon kite session on the water of the Indian Ocean in front of Mfumbwi beach, …

 

WUNMI @ Sauti za Busara

WUNMI @ Sauti za Busara

Wunmi performing @ Sauti Za Busara Festival 2014.

 

WUNMI @ Sauti za Busara (Beyoncé go home)

WUNMI @ Sauti za Busara (Beyoncé go home)

Wunmi performing @ Sauti Za Busara Festival 2014.

 

(M)eat me

(M)eat me

Meat at the butcher’s stand in Darajani Market in Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City.

 

Play with me

Play with me

Girl playing in Jambiani.

 

Grating Coconuts

Grating Coconuts

Woman working at the Sea Weed centre in Paje.

 

let’s cook

let’s cook

The sweet old cook of the sea weed centre in Paje, Zanzibar. Nearly 40 women work at the center and produce soap which is sold …

 

walk with me

walk with me

Women of the Sea Weed centre of Paje, walk to the weed farm with some tourists.  

 

fly with me

fly with me

Seagulls flying over the sea weed farm in Paje, Zanzibar.

 

Stir it up

Stir it up

A woman at the seaweed centre in Zanzibar stirring the ingredients to make seaweed soap

 

Kae Funk

Kae Funk

A wonderful sunset at Kae Funk Resort on the West Coast of Zanzibar

 

إن شاء الله‎

إن شاء الله‎

Contrasts in Paje behind the seaweed centre: a Woman is walking towards a big antenna

 

What’s really going on below

What’s really going on below

DCIM117GOPRO A Mangrove tree

 

What’s really going on below

What’s really going on below

DCIM115GOPRO Corals in the colourful waters of Zanzibar

 

Under the seaaaaaa

Under the seaaaaaa

DCIM115GOPRO Amazing underwater life in Zanzibar

 

Splash

Splash

Zanzibar underwater!

 

Dhow in the sky with diamonds

Dhow in the sky with diamonds

Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar. The sand bank on a wonderful starry night with a dhow, the typical fisher …

 

Zanzibari Milky Way

Zanzibari Milky Way

Milky Way seen from Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar.

 

Directions

Directions

Signs on the beach in Paje, on the south east coast of Zanzibar.

 

Money for picha

Money for picha

This local dancer was posing for me with his snake: he wanted some money first!

 

Nel blu dipinto di blu

Nel blu dipinto di blu

A very blue sight from Coral Rock hotel in Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar.

 

Sau Inn Reef – Jambiani

Sau Inn Reef – Jambiani

Rau Inn Reef in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar

 

Madrassa Break

Madrassa Break

Children during a school break outside the Madrassa (muslim school) in Stone Town, Zanzibar

 

Madrassa Break

Madrassa Break

ù A boy during a school break outside the Madrassa (muslim school) in Stone Town, Zanzibar

 

Madrassa Break

Madrassa Break

Girls coming out of the Madrassa (muslim school) in Stone Town, Zanzibar

 

Chai

Chai

Spices stand in Darajani Market in Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City.

 

Baby Sharks

Baby Sharks

Baby sharks stand in Darajani Market in Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City.

 

Octopussy

Octopussy

Octopus is shown at a fish stand in Darajani Market in Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City.

 

Fundi

Fundi

A fund the Zanzibari craftsman is repairing shoes at his stand on the street in Stone Town. Fundi are known for repairing everything.

 

Zzzzzzzz

Zzzzzzzz

A sales man at the slave market in Stone Town is having a nap

 

Mangroves 2

Mangroves 2

A Mangrove tree in Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is a 50 km² national park of Tanzania located on …

 

Mangroves in Jozani Forest

Mangroves in Jozani Forest

A Mangrove tree in Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is a 50 km² national park of Tanzania located on …

 

deep down in the jungle

deep down in the jungle

Trees in Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is a 50 km² national park of Tanzania located on the island …

 

King of the bongo

King of the bongo

Children swimming and plying in the waters of Chwaka Bay on the eastern Coast of Zanzibar.

 

Mangroves

Mangroves

Mangroves in Chwaka Bay, east coast Zanzibar.

 

Red Monkey

Red Monkey

A Colobus Red Monkey on a tree: The Zanzibar red colobus (Procolobus kirkii) is a species of red colobus monkey endemic to Unguja, the main …

 

Regatta

Regatta

Dhow (typical boats) are seen cruising in front of Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar.

 

Regatta

Regatta

Children are playing with self made toy-boats on Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar.

 

Regatta 3

Regatta 3

Girls and women are walking on the beach during the regatta in Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar

 

seeweed’s rolling

seeweed’s rolling

Girls paying on the beach cover in seaweed in Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar

 

it’s mine

it’s mine

Children having a fight and playing in Mfumbwi beach in Jambiani on the south east coast of Zanzibar.

 

Fish Market

Fish Market

Fish stand in Darajani Market in Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City

 

sunset

sunset

The roofs of Stone Town

 

Chickens Market

Chickens Market

Chicken Market in Darajani

 

Stoney Towny

Stoney Towny

A view of a minaret in Stone Town

 

Kiters in Paje

Kiters in Paje

Kites in Paje on the south-eastern coast of Zanzibar

 

Land

Land

My airplane landing at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar

 

Zanzibar Season 2 – ready to go

Zanzibar Season 2 – ready to go

Me waiting for my flight to Zanzibar. This blog is about my second stay on the Island on Unguja,, internationally known as Zanzibar. I was there …

 

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JAMBO!

 

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