Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Photos taken by David Stanley in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the largest city on Africa's east coast.
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The Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is an imposing German colonial building. Dr. Robert Koch did pioneering studies of malaria here in 1898.

The Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is an imposing German colonial building. Robert Koch did pioneering studies of malaria here in

Neo-Gothic St Joseph's Catholic Cathedral (1902) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, has some fine stained glass windows.

Neo-Gothic St Joseph's Catholic Cathedral in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, has some fine stained glass windows.

Flamingos can be seen on Kivukoni Beach off Ocean Road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Flamingos can be seen on Kivukoni Beach off Ocean Road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The enigmatic Gate Posts of Eternity on Ocean Road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, once marked the entrance to the Ismaili burial grounds.

The enigmatic Gate Posts of Eternity on Ocean Road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, once marked the entrance to the Ismaili burial grounds.

Azania Front Lutheran Church in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, was built in 1898 by German missionaries.

Azania Front Lutheran Church in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, was built in 1898 by German missionaries.

The Kigamboni Ferry Terminal just across the harbour mourh from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, provides access to the main beach resorts south of the city.

The Kigamboni Ferry Terminal just across the harbour mourh from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, provides access to the main beach resorts south of the city.

Cleaning fish at the Mzizima Fish Market in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Cleaning fish at the Mzizima Fish Market in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Many dalla-dallas (minibuses) leave from the New Posta Transport Stand in front of the General Post Office on Azikiwe Street in central Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Many dalla-dallas (minibuses) leave from the New Posta Transport Stand in front of the General Post Office on Azikiwe Street in central Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Laid out in 1893, the Botanical Gardens is one of the few Dar es Salaam parks open to the public. Most other parks are fenced and gated to keep out vagrants.

Laid out in the Botanical Gardens is one of the few Dar es Salaam parks open to the public. Most other parks are fenced and gated to keep out vagrants.

The National Museum and House of Culture in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, opened in 1940. It showcases historical and ethnographic objects and photos.

The National Museum and House of Culture in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, opened in It showcases historical and ethnographic objects and photos.

Tanzania's largest city, Dar es Salaam, first gained importance as the capital of German East Africa from 1890 to 1918. In 1974 Dodoma replaced Dar Es Salaam as capital of Tanzania.

Tanzania's largest city, Dar es Salaam, first gained importance as the capital of German East Africa from 1890 to In 1974 Dodoma replaced Dar Es Salaam as capital of Tanzania.

The Central Line Train Station (1897) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, dates from German colonial times. Three times a week a train leaves here on the 40-hour trip to Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika.

The Central Line Train Station in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, dates from German colonial times. Three times a week a train leaves here on the trip to Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika.

The sun sets over Dar es Salaam, the largest city on Africa's east coast.

The sun sets over Dar es Salaam, the largest city on Africa's east coast.

Kunjito Bar is a popular hangout on South Beach near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kunjito Bar is a popular hangout on South Beach near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Locals gather to buy fish fresh from the Indian Ocean at South Beach near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Locals gather to buy fish fresh from the Indian Ocean at South Beach near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

A number of low key resorts face South Beach near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

A number of low key resorts face South Beach near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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