Camões Statue

Northern Mozambique

Looking like a cross between Shakespeare and Cervantes, this statue of Portuguese poet Luís de Camões stands sentinel over a small triangular park by the sea on the island's eastern side. Arguably the greatest writer in the Lusosphere, Camões resided briefly on Mozambique Island in 1568–70.

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