Posts Tagged ‘Sao Tome and Pricipe’

Martyr’s Day in São Tomé and Príncipe

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

 

Yesterday was Martyr’s Day in São Tomé and Príncipe, the island nation that I visited last year on assignment for Conde Nast Traveller Magazine. I’ve posted quite a few favourite images from that assignment before (here, here, here and here) but I thought I’d show a little set of images that didn’t make the magazine cut – but that I liked …

Sao Tome - Sao Tome - Boys sit on the wall of the Avenue Marginal 12 Julho

Sao Tome – Sao Tome – Boys sit on the wall of the Avenue Marginal 12 Julho

 

Sao Tome and Principe - Principe - A man poses with his child and his bike, having just ridden out of the jungle

Sao Tome and Principe – Principe – A man poses with his child and his bike, having just ridden out of the jungle

 

Sao Tome - Sao Tome - Young men swim towards the Isla Sebastao at dusk

Sao Tome – Sao Tome – Young men swim towards the Isla Sebastao at dusk

 

There’s a bigger selection on my website here

 

 

 

 

The red chair

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

 

A chair in the sun overlooking the bay, the Roca Bello Monte, Principe, Sao Tome and Principe

A chair in the sun overlooking the bay, the Roca Bello Monte, Principe, Sao Tome and Principe

 

Another image from the recent Conde Nast Traveller assignment to Sao Tome and Principe that didn’t make the final edit.

Principe Portrait

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

 

Here’s another image from the recent Conde Nast Traveller assignment to Sao Tome and Principe that didn’t make the final edit.

 

Sao Tome and Principe - San Antonio - A portrait of Nalito, 18, a schoolboy

Sao Tome and Principe – San Antonio – A portrait of Nalito, 18, a schoolboy

You dancin’?

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

 

Here’s the first in an occasional series of unpublished images from a recent Conde Nast Traveller piece on Sao Tome and Principe.

I’d just finished a portrait down the road when I heard some music and drifted into a bar (as you do). I found a sound system and a few people swaying to the music between the tables. This elegant woman was dancing the afternoon away.

A thousand stories.

 

 

Sao Tome and Principe - Airport - Paula, a local woman dances at the White House bar near the airport, Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe – Airport – Paula, a local woman dances at the White House bar