Category Archives: Monuments

20. African Liberation Heritage Sites

As mentioned briefly in the entry about the FRELIMO office in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania was host to the liberation movements from many of the neighbouring countries not yet independent in the 1960s. In fact, heritage sites of the liberation struggle of … Continue reading

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18. Participation – mapping urban heritage

During my stay in Ilha I am working with the Conservation Office improve heritage management in the 7 bairros making up the “macuti town”. There is currently quite a lot of confustion as to how to treat this part of … Continue reading

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17. Cabaceira Grande at high tide

A picture postcard

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13. Cuckoo clock Collage – Zanzibar part 1

Zanzibar Stone Town is a great ramshackle collage built mainly between 1835 and 1890.

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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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3. Fortaleza São Sebastião

The Fortress of San Sebastian is focus for the restoration and conservation efforts championed by UNESCO in Ilha de Moçambique. The fortress was constructed on the northernmost tip of the island to protect the Portuguese trading settlement founded in 1507 … Continue reading

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