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African portraits (3)

October 14, 2012

This portrait from Africa this summer is a young woman captured in Stone Town, the main city in Zanzibar.

Stone Town is a beautiful town with many historical buildings, and it was included in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in 2000. And like many other places on Africa’s east coast the town and Zanzibar strongly influenced by Arabic and Muslim culture.

More about Stone Town and Zanzibar in coming posts.

8 Comments leave one →
  1. October 14, 2012 3:58 pm

    Et meget uttrykksfullt bilde på mange måter – kulturforskjellen kommer svært godt frem. Men portrett når man nesten ikke ser noe av ansiktet … 🙂


    • October 22, 2012 2:18 pm

      Måske kan man ikke kalde det et portræt, når man ikke ser mere af ansigtet? Jeg vil lige checke den præcise betydning af ordet portræt…..


  2. October 14, 2012 6:50 pm

    Come on ! Open your eyes . You are laughing . Don’t hide it . Come on !


    • October 22, 2012 2:19 pm

      That’s probably whar she’s doing – laughing at me 😉


  3. October 20, 2012 9:20 am

    Vel, kommentaren til dette bilde kom feil. Ligger under!
    Uansett, – tøft at folk ville bli tatt bilde av!


    • October 22, 2012 2:20 pm

      Faktisk spurgte jeg ikke hende her, men skød blot løs på gaden…….


  4. October 20, 2012 11:00 am



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