Changuu Island (also known as Kibandiko, Prison or quarantine island) is an island northwest of Stone Town, Zanzibar. The island was used as a prison for rebellious slaves in 1860 and also worked as a mine coral. The Prime Minister of Zanzibar, Lloyd Mathews, bought the island in 1893 and built a prison complex there. She became a quarantine station for yellow fever cases. More recently, the island has become a tourist resort owned by the government and houses a collection of giant Aldabra tortoises that were originally a gift from the British governor of Seychelles
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yquem46 (38382) 2013-11-25 11:52
Prison island and its tortoises, sweet memories for me !
Nice compo on a vertical format with the dhows at BG and the starfish at FG, in clear turquoise waters
well done, best regards
Giustiniani (2960) 2013-11-25 11:52
superbe invitation au voyage.
dta (63484) 2013-11-25 12:05
Ciao Farncesco ,
This lonely starfish in the clear water provides a superb Fg , to the boats in the turquoise sea .
well done .
Zengi001 (2423) 2013-11-25 12:36
Very very cute framing, nice job,
lousat (72855) 2013-11-25 14:52
Ma le fortune capitano tutte a te? Ehhe...anche qui ci sono stato ma le stelle marine non c'erano..ehehe...solo grandi tartarughe e tanto caldo....foto bellissima,hai sfruttato al meglio l'occasione con una prospettiva strabilante! Complimenti e buon Martedi',Luciano
Mics (649) 2013-11-25 17:14
What a beautiful and lovely shot! :-) Lovely, lovely, indeed!
dkmurphys (46990) 2013-11-25 22:27
Very attractive image from that exotic place. Well spotted star fish, nice colors overall.
Enjoy a good day.
Subhogen (4065) 2013-11-25 23:17
The star fish in the photo is definitely the STAR of this photo. Brilliant composition, colors and contrast. Wonderful nature. well taken!!
jemaflor (81374) 2013-11-25 23:39
C'est bien composé avec cette étoile de mer en premier plan, la vue a une très grande profondeur et un jli contraste entre le premier plan clair et le bleu de l'eau plus loin, belle luminosité.
jhm (135806) 2013-11-26 5:27
The sea star and two boats are the real eye catchers on these nice picture..
But your picture is absolutely nice and perfect.
Lovely panoramic view about these area
A splendid composition with real colours
Excellent captured and lovely presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Angelillo (9372) 2013-11-26 22:49
Questa è bellissima. Mi piace molto la composizione verticale, e le bande dei diversi colori, sopratutto nell'acqua! E naturalmente le stelle marine, la prima inanzitutto, da un punto originale. Complimenti!
eldancer1 (25618) 2013-11-28 7:36
Awesome capture of this beautiful seascape! I like the composition and the vertical format worked well. Good lighting and nice details. Well done, tfs.
Glint (6163) 2013-12-04 0:38
This is a very artistic composition. I love the starfish in the fg.I like the layers of colour too with the paler sand and then the dark band of water topped by the lighter coloroud water.The boats are perfectly placed. This one to be printed and hung on a wall.
annjackman (18155) 2013-12-08 9:37
A wonderful shot! I enjoy the balance of the composition with the starfish in the FG and the two boats further back. I also like the 'layers' of colours and textures in this vertical image. Excellent exposure, sharpness and colour.
Kind Regards, Ann