This is a scene from our first night spent in Stone Town. This is the main city on Zanzibar and a world heritage site, famous for its stone architecture, unfortunate history involving the slave trade, and all together weirdness. My main memory involves waking up at night to find my bed infested with tiny little mayfly maggots.
I'm Not Going to Cook It But I'll Order It From Zanzibar February 9th 2009 Our apologies for not getting a post up sooner. We spent the last week on the island of Zanzibar and then safari'ing through the Maasai Mara. In this post I've included pictures from our island vacation. We rented a bungalow on a pristine sandy beach for about $35 US dollars a night, and spent our days snorkeling, getting sun burned, and being lazy. ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Nungwi 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