In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Close Up.” I captured this picture of a flower bud and only when I looked at it later saw the detail on the opening bud clearly
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Symbol.”
A drop of water on a barbed wire symbolises the nature of life. Amidst the difficult times there is always hope symbolised by the waterdrop.
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Door.
While wandering through the narrow streets in Stone Town Zanzibar, I was struck by the variety of beautifully carved doors. When I enquired about it I learned that each carving indicated the trade of the family living behind the door.
Geometric shapes meant it was the home of a mathematician and accountant, vines and leaves meant the owner traded in spices, fish scales indicated that a fisherman lived there, flowers represented the families living in the house. The big copper knobs on some doors were meant to prevent elephants from entering
These doors are still manufactured and handcarved on the island, a skill that is handed down from father to son.
Here are a few pictures