Fisherman with his catch. Praia da Barra.

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Twice a day the sea would completely recede – maybe the equivalent of 20 city blocks – it was crazy. And when it did the locals would walk out and dig for sea slugs of some kind. In Veranda in Mossuril, Nampala Provence.

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Boats on the beach in Praia da Tofo, Mozambique.

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The door to a home in Cabaciera Pequena.

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Sailing from Cabaceira Grande to Veranda in Nampula Provence in Mozambique at sunset.

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Playing on Ilha de Mocambique, the island off Northern Mozambique,
between the Mozambique Channel and Mossuril Bay that is
designated an UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, constructed in 1579 on Cabaceira Grande, is reputedly the oldest actively used church in sub-Saharan Africa. How actively it’s hard to say since there is nothing but mangroves and ruins as far as I could see.

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The cute, shy girl in front of the blue door. I’ll never forget her. In Barrio de Laulane in Maputo, Mozambique.

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Sisters and a brother pose for me on Ilha de Macambique, a picturesque and fascinating island off Northern Mozambique, between the Mozambique Channel and Mossuril Bay.

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In the very small fishing village of Cabaceira Pequena in Nampula Province, which can only be reached by walking through a marsh at low tide, or by canoe. I was told the baby burst into tears upon seeing me because he’d never seen a white person before.

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I remember this photo like it was yesterday. Working it in Bairro de Laulane. In Maputo.

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Their scarves were amazing. In Cabaceira Pequena in Nampula Province, which can only be reached by walking through a marsh at low tide, or by canoe. The settlement supposedly were Vasco de Gama landed in 1498 is scattered with ruins of houses that pre date the Portuguese occupation.

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Little grown men. Best Friends. In Polana Caniço. Maputo.

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Love. At the Central Market in Maputo.

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Christmas Eve in Bairro de Laulane. Maputo.

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A matriarch on Cabaceira Pequena a tiny settlement in Nampula Province, reached only by walking through a marsh at low tide, or by canoe, has been occupied since the 15th century.

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The flyer kids of Bairro do Laulane.

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Mini fish for sale by the can full at the Central Market.

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A home in Bairro de Laulane.

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The boys of Bairro da Polana Caniço “A.”

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