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Tinga Tinga Paintings originate in Tanzania and are seen all over the country. Most are copies of famous artists' work being mass produced by others making it hard for the real artists to make a living.
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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