Monthly Archives: April 2011

8. The Mangrove Hospital

1. Mangrove For the first time today I had a real reason to visit the grand Hosptial de Moçambique. The imposing hospital in Ilha de Moçambique radiates the pride of a major civic institution constructed in 1877 to fill a … Continue reading

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7. “Some times the river…”

Monday was the International Day for Monuments and Sites, “the day to celebrate the world’s heritage”, according to ICOMOS. In case this fundamental piece of news passed you by, I will tell you that there was a talk at the … Continue reading

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6. The Library

In my search for the origins of the clear dividing line between the macuti city and the city of stone and whitewash in Ilha, I am encouraged to visit the old library, placed on the ground floor of the municipal … Continue reading

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