Tag Archives: Tanzania

24. The Straw Hut Sculpture Park

The following was written almost a year ago in a peaceful park full of straw hut sculptures in Dar-es-Salaam. I was planning to pursue the sketchy observations with a more academic pursuit of how widespread the concept of straw hut … Continue reading

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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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19. Moz heritage in Dar

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12. Big City Africa

The macuti blog is in Tanzania – yesterday in Dar-es-Salaam. The architecture downtown, in the city’s historic and commercial district, contains a form of art deco shophouses and apartments built by a largely Indian population and thus with Indian and some … Continue reading

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