Quirimba Island, scenes from an Indian Ocean paradise

The Quirimbas Archipelago is an incredible place to spend time. As on Ibo, life on Quirimba Island seems to go on much as it has for centuries, moving to a rhythm and at a pace all of it’s own making. Luckily, getting in step with the pace of life is simple…after all, there’s no internet, no mobile phone signal and no electricity other than that provided by a generator for a couple of hours each day.

It really is a place to turn your back on modern-day distractions and switch off. If the prospect of a WiFi free world fills you with dread, the Quirimbas Archipelago is going to be a bit of a challenge. If, on the other hand, disconnecting from the world sounds like an ideal way to pass a few days, here are some additional reasons for visiting…

Sailing boat, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Sailing boat, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Boats, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Boats, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

People, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

People, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Boats, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Boats, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Boats, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Boats, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Village, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Village, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Village, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Village, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Portuguese colonial church, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Portuguese colonial church, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Mending nets, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Mending nets, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Young woman, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Young woman, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Ocean, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Ocean, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Beach, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Beach, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Beach, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Beach, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Mangrove and boat, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

Mangrove and boat, Quirimba Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa

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