Mountain in Comoros

Mt Ntingui

It's a hard and steep climb from Lac Dzialandzé up to the normally cloud-covered summit of 1595m (5231ft) Mt Ntingui, the highest point on Anjouan. On a rare clear day, it affords a view over all four islands o…
Religious Site in Comoros

Nouvelle Mosquée de Vendredi

Friday worship takes place in the magnificent new Friday mosque next to the port. In between prayers, the steps outside the mosque serve as a meeting place for the town's menfolk, many dressed in the traditional kan…
Waterfront in Comoros

Arab Quarter

The neighbourhood around the port and the Ancienne Mosquée de Vendredi (old Friday mosque) is a convoluted medina with narrow streets lined with buildings dating back to Swahili times. It's reminiscent of a min…