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Zanzibar is an archipelago located off the coast of Tanzania with a rich cultural history with Swahili and Islamic influences.

Stone Town is the old capital and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Interestingly enough,  the  Anglo-Zanzibar War  was a 38 minute conflict between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate on 27 August 1896. 

View of the port of Stone Town with several ferries heading to other islands and the mainland...

Another interesting tidbit is that Freddie Mercury (Farrokh Bulsara), lead vocalist of British band Queen, was born in Stone Town

The cathedral now lays on top of the old Slave Market site... 

Some 1930-1940s architecture...

Small old streets...

I had lunch near the old port and had a tasty goat curry...

 Some boats have seen better days... the Sinky McSkinyface

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