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While exploring the backstreets of Stone Town I found this small bakery. It uses a single wood-fired oven to produce a constant supply of brick-shaped white loaves for delivery to local shops and markets.

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Display counter.

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The Hamamni Persian Baths was built between 1870-88 and in daily use until 1920. Underground aqueducts provided hot/cold water. Nowadays, the baths operate as an informal museum with no specific open days/times.

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Stone Town, has a large old-town area (the original city): a warren of narrow streets and alleys.

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After dark, Stone Town’s poor lighting and absence of people can feel a bit threatening, but it is actually quite safe.

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Stone Town is served by a large food market divided into meat, fruit and fish. From numerous small abbatoirs on the outskirts of town, freshly slaughtered beef and lamb is delivered early each day.

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Yes, we have no bananas.

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Oh, yes we do!

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Early in the morning, fishermen sell the night's catch directly to hotels and restaurants on a Stone Town beach and then to market traders for preparation and sale to the public.

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The following images were taken at a Muslim funeral in Unguja Ukuu village. I had just finished a shoot at the school when a large number of vehicles began disgorging men just up the road. As they disappeared into the bush, I followed to find out what was going on and discovered they were attending the funeral of a local elder. To my surprise, I was given complete freedom to record the event and some mourners even thanked me for being there.

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