Tag Archives: Ilha

30. Fitness Studio Macuti Town

 As I am finally wrapping up my thesis, I will make a small post of just this image, which was taken on a walk with Jamal to the southern tip of Ilha de Moçambique an early morning in August 2013. … Continue reading

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26. Eid-ul-fitri

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23. The Washing-Up Phantom, Bairro Litine

Behind the “The Mosque of the Comorians” in the middle of Litine, is a house which is striking in its elaborate window sills and facade design. It conveys the curious feeling you have to get used to in Ilha, of … Continue reading

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22. The Dance Club, Bairro Areal

1. The Ruin One of the first houses you notice when you pass through the bairro of Areal in Ilha de Moçambique, whether you are walking by foot inside the bairro or driving on the street dividing Areal and Litine, … Continue reading

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21. Palm trees and red leaves

We have gone to visit coconut plantations in Sanculo and Cabaceira where the macuti roofing tiles are made. Bounamate Surviro lives with his seven wives on the plantation in Mussengere, Sanculo and sells the macuti in Ilha.

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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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