viernes, 2 de diciembre de 2011

Fotografías de EWALD SADIE IN ZANZIBAR


Crystal clear water, blue skies, sandy beaches and your own private water taxi. All the ingredients for a fantastic island getaway. Photo by Ewald Sadie




Zanzibar is well known for exporting carved wooden doors. Here a young boy carves shapes into a solid peice of wood using a hammer and chisel. Photo by Ewald Sadie



The finished product. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Low tide exposes a landscape of coral as far as the eye can see. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Children at the spice plantation. Photo by Ewald Sadie



A myriad of colourful spices and fruit can be found at the spice farms accross Zanzibar. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Nutmeg fresh from the tree. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Special 'soap berries' can be used to wash your hands. Simply add water, and rub them together. Photo by Ewald Sadie



South East Zanzibar. Photo by Ewald Sadie



South East Zanzibar. Photo by Ewald Sadie



The ceiling of the bath house at the highest point in Zanzibar - only about 120m above sea level. Photo by Ewald Sadie



South East Zanzibar. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Local girls picking up shellfish during low tide. The ocean provides a large part of Zanzibar's food and every opportunity is used to gather what is available. Photo by Ewald Sadie



A mangrove forest exposing its roots during low tide. Photo by Ewald Sadie



A Kite spider in the Jozani forest. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Ants engulf an insect on the forest floor. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Red Colobus monkeys, unique to the island of Zanzibar, take some time to groom each other. These monkeys are very playful and comfortable around people, although never getting close enough to make physical contact. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Red Colobus monkeys only have 4 fingers on their hands, and no opposable thumb. Photo by Ewald Sadie



South East Zanzibar, Jozani Forset. Photo by Ewald Sadie



South East Zanzibar. Photo by Ewald Sadie



A Hermit crab cautiously emerges from its home. Photo by Ewald Sadie



During a day trip to one of the small uninhabited islands, we were treated with an incredible spread of food, including lobster, prawns, coconuts, fruit salad etc. All prepared without any electricity and very few utensils, right there in the wild. Photo by Ewald Sadie



Uninhabited islands like these dot the Zanzibar coastline. Photo by Ewald Sadie



South East Zanzibar. Photo by Ewald Sadie


Fuente: Totally Cool Pix 
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