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    Stone Town (Tanzania). Nothing like wandering through the alleys in stone town. Not to mention incredible (and cheap) seafood!

    • Lonely Planet

      Stone Town (Tanzania). 'Zanzibar’s Stone Town never loses its touch of the exotic. First, you’ll see the skyline, with the spires of St Joseph’s Cathedral and the Old Fort. Then, wander through narrow alleyways that reveal surprises at every turn. Linger at dusty shops scented with cloves, watch as men wearing white robelike kanzu play the game bao.'

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      A Game of Bao

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    Stone Town, Zanzibar. www.lonelyplanet....

    Zanzibar Town, on the western side of the island, is the heart of the archipelago, and the first stop for most travellers. It is divided into two halves by Creek Road, once a creek that separated Stone Town (Mji Mkongwe) from ‘The Other Side’ or Ng’ambo, where a small community of slaves once lived and which now accommodates the growing new city with its offices, apartment blocks and slums... Read more: www.lonelyplanet....

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    The Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania, is a fine example of the Swahili coastal trading towns of East Africa. It retains its urban fabric and townscape virtually intact and contains many fine buildings that reflect its particular culture, which has brought together and homogenized disparate elements of the cultures of Africa, the Arab region, India, and Europe over more than a millennium. ©UNESCO / Ron Van Oers

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