"Hakuna Matata" August 24th 2012 Weird "Zanzibar" facts:
1. One of the Bob Hope/Bing Crosby "road" movies had them taking a voyage with Dorothy Lamour to this mystical island.
2. Freddie Mercury, lead singer of "Queen", was born in its capital city, "Stone Town".
3. A skanky strip bar in downtown Toronto is called, "Club Zanzibar".
4. A flight on "Precision Air" gets you from the Tanzanian capital "Dar Es ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Zanzibar City 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
I'm 51 and enjoying a one-year sabbatical after 24 years of teaching. I'm about to embark on many adventures and want to share everything (well, almost everything) with my family and friends. ... full info