Begun in 1558, St. Sebastian (São Sebastião) fort is the oldest complete fort in sub-Saharan Africa. Here, the Our Lady of the Stronghold (Nossa Senhora de Baluarte) chapel, is considered the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere!

St. Sebastian Fort

A photo essay covering our exploration of the oldest standing fort in sub-Saharan Africa — Fortim de São Sebastião (St. Sebastian Fort) on a gorgeous day against a stunning backdrop.

Inhambane City

There is little reason why Inhambane City should still exist today, and yet it has endured the tides of change with quiet dignity, as the fickle goddess of progress giveth and taketh.