Zanzibar Princess Salme Museum

Princess Salme Museum, in Zanzibar, is very close to  Emerson Hotel on Hurumzi Street. It is in fact a detached part of it. Princess Salme was the daughter of the sultan of Oman who used to rule his homeland from his palace on Zanzibar island. She ran away from her family's palace in 1866. She [...]
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Zanzibar: Prison Island

After the big islands of Unguja and Pemba, another most know island of the Zanzibar Archipelago is Prison Island. History Changuu is the name, after the swahili name of the fish which is common in the waters around it, of Prison Island, that it is also shown as Kibandiko Island on some old maps. But [...]
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Zanzibar: Mangapwani caves

Today we're going to talk about a common excursion on the beautiful Zanzibar Island: The Mangapwani Caves. Mangapwani literally means “The Oman Arabs are on the shore”. The village of Mangapwani is located in Bumbwini road, near the western shore of the main island of Zanzibar. Some 20km north of Zanzibar town. The discover It [...]
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