One of Africa’s only surviving colonies of dugong, a cousin to the manatee, lives amid the Bazaruto Archipelago’s curling vines of seaweed. A team of conservationists based at Marlin Lodge monitors the creatures weekly. Guests can participate in the early morning surveys, often accompanied by curious sea turtles.
Benguerra Island, 27/(0) 12-940-4212. This appeared in the January/February 2013 issue.
The Bazaruto Archipelago, a group of six islands off of Vilankulo Mozambique offers travelers pristine turquoise waters, world class diving, and sand dunned uninhabited islands. This particular shot was taken on the main island, Bazaruto Island, after a dive. These boys, after taking a rest on the island, were on their way out to fish as I was climbing one of the dunes.