Zanzibar lies of the East coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean is the warmest ocean in the world, and provides important trade routes – connecting Africa, the Middle East and East Asia. Zanzibar provides one of Africa’s major ports for trading. This is one of the reasons that the Zanzibar Continue reading
Top ten fascinating facts about Zanzibar
(in no particular order)
- Queen front man, Freddie Mercury, was born in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Mercury was a Parsi, and spent his upbringing on the island and India until he reached his mid-teens. Continue reading
Zanzibar certainly has its fair share of colourful wildlife. From rare monkeys to supposedly extinct leopards, it would be a crime to come to the island and not take some measure of interest in its flora and fauna.