Tanzania part I - Zanzibar January 15th 2015 Tortoises, a tidal island and Freddy Mercury
We have recently come back from a two week long vacation in Tanzania. Here below you see the first blog entry from that trip and it is all about Zanzibar Island.
The largest city on Zanzibar Island is, to confuse things, named Zanzibar Town. But in this blog entry Zanzibar Town will be called Stone Town a name that actually refe ... 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
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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