19.7.11

Zanzibrrr in Three Distinct Movements

Movement One: Jo'burg, and Stone Town's Beginning

Through the chilly shift to July, I traveled for a fortnight with Megan, Nikki and Jono just six degrees South of the equator, to Zanzibar. It was a lot warmer on the island than in Jo'burg, the equally isolated city from which we fled. These photos document the entrance to our travels.

Jo'burg

Jo'burg

This is my nephew, Jake. Being born in Jo'burg a handful of weeks prior, I had not yet met him. With his quiet intent, he could be a muse for Auguste Rodin.

Jo'burg

Mark, my Brother-in-law, is the benevolent purveyor of penthouses. Uh, the building, not the magazine.

Jo'burg

Melrose Arch

Melrose Arch

From left to right: myself, Jono, Nikki and Megan. This was the second floor of our apartment. Within five minutes I'd spilled an entire cup of coffee on the couch.

Melrose Arch

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

As beautiful as Stone Town is, it often felt like something sinister was going on in the dark hollows of every shattered-window building.

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

The Night Food Market. A guy dubbed 'Mr Happiness' tried to con me, but I had my kingfish and ate it too.

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Children often walked up to me and stood in my way, just waiting. They were surprisingly keen on being photographed.

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

Stone Town

For a few more picture explanations, check out my Flickr. Movements Two and Three will follow presently.

1 comment:

  1. great photo's brother! Love them all

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