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Zanzibar, Tanzania (Days 31 - 35)

June 24th 2006
June 21 - 25 I left Tad in Arusha and caught a 1hr prop flight to Zanzibar. We flew right by Mt. Kili. I landed in Old Town and headed to the northeast coast of the island. The island is mostly Muslim - my first experience with Muslim culture (it made the transition to 99% Muslim Morocco a little easier). On my ride to east side, I passed hundreds of school children going home for the day at ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar

Tanzanian Flag Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
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