ZEBRA CROSSINGS and everything else crossing as well ! July 13th 2010 I always wondered why the road crossing for people where called as 'Zebra crossings'. Then someone told me that it is because the black and white strips on the road looks like Zebra's stripes. May be thats the correct explanation but it is a far cry from the real Zebra stripes indeed.
Real Zebra stripes are never straight but slightly curved and sinuous in patern. That patern creates a mesmoris ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » North » Serengeti National Park 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