Another finding in East Africa – pirogues of Madagascar and Mozambique

After our trip to Mozambique in the last post, we at Chine bLog set sail into the Indian Ocean’s rising sun and made Madagascar. Sounds epic, eh? Amazing what you can do on Flickr… anyway, we were moved to explore a little bit because we discovered outrigger canoes, or pirogues, in both places. Many seems to have this interesting square rig, but some have a lateen rig. Wow – very cool. Check these out.

Pirogue from Mozambique

25 - Pirogue vezo dans le canal de Mozambique

Pirogues from Madagascar

Madagascar - Nosy Komba   pirogue

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