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Mkumbuu ancient town, Pemba, Tanzania.  The archaeological site of Ras Mkumbuu was a 10th century trading port on the east coast of Africa with a substantial Muslim occupation. Mkumbuu is located on the west coast of Pemba Island.  The mosque was very big at its time, a sunken town has been found under the sea, the pillars and the tombs are unique, and decorated with chinese bowls.

Mkumbuu ancient town, Pemba, Tanzania. The archaeological site of Ras Mkumbuu was a 10th century trading port on the east coast of Africa with a substantial Muslim occupation. Mkumbuu is located on the west coast of Pemba Island. The mosque was very big at its time, a sunken town has been found under the sea, the pillars and the tombs are unique, and decorated with chinese bowls.

Mkumbuu ancient town, Pemba, Tanzania by Eric Lafforgue

Mkumbuu ancient town, Pemba, Tanzania by Eric Lafforgue

Zanzibar © Géraldine Rué

Nager avec des dauphins sauvages à Zanzibar

Zanzibar © Géraldine Rué

Baby girl in Pemba, Tanzania

Baby girl in Pemba, Tanzania

Some of the ruins of Old Shasta gold-mining ghost town in Shasta State Historic Park, California.  by mlhradio

Some of the ruins of Old Shasta gold-mining ghost town in Shasta State Historic Park, California. by mlhradio

Home below the mountains, Kingdom in the Sky, Lesotho (photo) by Marie-Marthe Gagnon, via Flickr

Home below the mountains, Kingdom in the Sky, Lesotho (photo) by Marie-Marthe Gagnon, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

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NEW ZEALAND

Market in Zemio, Central African Republic.  Photo:  Teseum, via Flickr

Market in Zemio, Central African Republic. Photo: Teseum, via Flickr

Henna powder green

Henna powder green

An old door in Pemba, Tanzania

An old door in Pemba, Tanzania

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Ghost Town by Naaman Fletcher, via Flickr

Pripyat Hospital Nursery

Pripyat Hospital Nursery