Zanzibar
August 2009
The spice island of Zanzibar! Even the name seems exotic. Now it’s a popular tourist destination for it’s beautiful beaches, spice plantations and Stone Town. It’s also where I had a camera, iPod and memory cards stolen while on a tour of a spice plantation.

Imani Beach Lodge in Zanzibar

Fisherman at work - Bububu, Zanzibar

Nutmeg

Organic lipstick

Achiote fruit (a.k.a. Lipstick Tree)

Cloves

Fresh cinnamon bark

Walking through the spice plantation

I don't remember what this is, but there's a lizard on it

A seed or fruit, cardamon?

Spiky!

One of the spice plantations of Zanzibar

Black pepper

Coffee (growing on a tree instead of the more traditional bush)

Turmeric

Cacao

Harvesting a fresh coconut (feet in the air)

Harvesting a fresh coconut (feet on the tree)

Opening a coconut

Drinking the freshest possible coconut juice

Bananas

Vanilla

Spice vendor

Stone Town Church

Zanzibarian doorway

Protecting the shores of Stone Town

Stone Town fishermen

Zanzibarian Dhow

Ornate Arabic inscribed door

Forodhani Park, Stone Town

Stone Town

Old Fort, Zanzibar

Zanzibarian Doorway

Ampitheatre in the Old Fort, Zanzibar

Stone Town, Zanzibar

Arabian geometric screen

The narrow alleys of Stone Town

Making sugar cane juice

Cooking in Forodhani Park

Seafood in Forodhani Park
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