The flyer kids of Bairro do Laulane.

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The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception’s INossa Shnhora da Conceicao) tall single spire, set in Praca da Independencia, is a well-known landmark.

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Fish market.

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Relaxing at Maputo’s Central Train Station, which was designed by an associate of Alexandre Eiffel (of Eiffel Tower fame). It’s one of the most beautiful train stations I’ve ever seen.

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Inside the Old Portuguese Fort.

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Kids being kids. In Bairro da Polana Caniço “A” next to 7 de Abril pitch.

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At a market.

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

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On the streets of Maputo.

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A man selling goods outside Maputo’s shuttered bullring, left from the days of Portuguese colonialism.

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Downtown.

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A customer checks out athletic shoes for sale on the streets of Maputo.

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Barrio da Malhangalene. New construction, which looks very old, in the middle of very old buildings in the one of the oldest areas in the middle of Maputo.

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A home in Bairro de Laulane.

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Young girls pose in front of the statue of Samora Machel, Mozambique’s first president who led the country from independence in 1975 until his death in 1986, when his presidential aircraft crashed in South Africa under suspicious circumstances.

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Waiting for the bus downtown.

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A small “banca” in a house in Bairro de Laulane. It’s not uncommon in the barrios to see people set up small shops like these in front of their houses.

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Maputo Bay.

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Architecture in Maputo.

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The boys of Bairro da Polana Caniço “A.”

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