Categories

Photo of Kids in Hushe, Pakistan on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Panorama of Nepalese Himalaya with Everest from Namche Bazaar on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Friendly man waving in Kathmandu, Nepal on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Aconcagua, South face from summit on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of It's a sign! In Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Young Monk in Kathmandu on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Climbers with sleds on Antarctica on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Popocatepetl from Paso de Cortez, Mexico on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Young Argentineans drinking mate on ExposedPlanet.com

Flying kid in Stone Town, Zanzibar 20th December 2008

3 Responses to “Flying kid in Stone Town, Zanzibar”

  1. 1
    Benjamin Madison:

    Wonderful photo!

  2. 2
    Romke:

    Beautiful sky, good timing!

  3. 3
    Dr.Ozdi:

    Lets JUMP!
    Incredible snap…wonderful!
    Dr.

  • Canon EOS 5D
  • 0.001 s (1/2000) (1/2000)
  • f/3.2
  • aperture priority (semi-auto)
  • 400
  • 2008:05:11 16:20:07
  • Reserved
  • 35.00 (35/1)
  • Auto Exposure
Flying kid in Stone Town, Zanzibar

The story behind "Flying kid in Stone Town, Zanzibar"

This kid is actually jumping off a large rusty ship, which appeared to be grounded indefinitely on the coast of downtown Stone Town, the capital of Unguja, Zanzibar.

Some dove, some jumped, some jumped far, while the sun set and some of the older guys (known as ‘Beach Boys’) started their scams and less joyful play… Not sure at what age the need for goods combined with lack of education lead to this change, but al teh young kids were still happy to play with whatever was available, in this case, a rusty vessel and the warm sea..

The ship in question was in the original (portrait) photo, but I cropped it off…

(3 comments add yours: click the link above the image, or share using the buttons.)

Share your Planet!

Click the buttons below to Tweet, Stumble, Reddit or Digg!

Categories:
AfricaChildrenCitiesFavouritesPeopleSun, Moon & Stars

URL: http://exposedplanet.com/flying-kid-in-stone-town-zanzibar/