Driving out of Angoche to the Nantapa Lighthouse
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April 9th, 2009 – by: Indredi
There also remains indications of the stunning poverty of what once was a wealthy string of communities, buoyed on the back of the cashew industry. Huts are tiny and threadbare.
The northern edge of the new park is the mouth of a large river, the source of the brackish water feeding the mangrove swamp. The land climbs as you near the river, creating a headland with sweeping vistas. An old defunct lighthouse graces the point, with the hand cast glass lamp still intact within the tower. This point has been targeted for future tourism development, and we can only hope that whoever is granted the concession will preserve it for the future.
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