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The faces of Zanzibar II. – Nungwi and the north

Nungwi used to be famous for its fishing, but today it is Zanzibar’s most visited tourist towns, the second largest on the island. It is located in the northern tip of Unguja (the official name of the island) and according to Read more…


The faces of Zanzibar I. – Jambiani and the eastern shores

Zanzibar, or Unguja (yes, that’s the official name for the largest island in the archipelago), is a very diverse little island south of the equator in East Africa. It provides the perfect vacation spot almost all year round, except maybe Read more…


Zanzibar – good to know before you travel

Zanzibar … This word is likely to bring flashes of an exotic island. The truth is not far from this, however Zanzibar is actually an archipelago consisting of two larger islands (Pemba and Unguja) and several smaller ones.   Administratively Read more…