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Elephant Spikes on Zanzibari Door are a feature from the indian influence. In India the spikes were used to keep elephants from knocking down the door.
Zanzibar

December 19th 2009
Hi Everybody! For some reason it took 8 hours for the last 3 paragraphs of our last entry to load. We wished you all "Happy Holidays" at the end in case you read it before it finished loading. A New Year, already! Wow. . . You last heard from us after arriving in Dar Es Salaam. This entry contains 2 pages of pics so be sure to click over to page 2 at the bottom. There are 6 ferries that trave ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Zanzibar City

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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