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Stonetown Zanzibar This week the adventures continue with even more Stonetown Zanzibar photography. The Zanzibar Archipelago lies in the Indian Ocean, adjacent to Tanzania. It is made up of three main islands. Their names are Mafia, Pemba, and Unguja. As a matter of fact there are also a number of smaller islands, in addition to these. The capital…

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Tanzania Safari Photos When I was 6, we had a subscription to National Geographic. There are three things I haven’t forgotten about that yellow magazine: 1. Its mass. Holding a single issue, sharp edges and crisp corners framed the glossy cover image . It was heavy. The pages were thick and shiny. 2. The way…

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  • Lori Chesley

    I’m really enjoying all of the photos! The marketplace shots were great, but the wildlife shots take the cake. I can’t decide which of these I love more – the zebras, the elephant feet or the lonely guy walking in front of all of the flamingos.ReplyCancel

  • Ben Werner

    Well, you’ve come full circle – these photos look like they belong in a National Geographic…ReplyCancel

How to Eat Mangos Mangifera indica. The common mango. First cultivated thousands of years ago in India, this royal fruit made its way around the world. It certainly made its way into our hearts as well. Even the hearts of people who would otherwise shy away from all things sweet and sticky. Read on the learn how to eat…

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Zanzibar Souk Marketplace The main souk in Zanzibar’s Stonetown is a buffet for the senses. Check out these photos from the Zanzibar souk marketplace! The Arabic term “souk” generally refers to the commercial district of a city. In Stonetown, the souk is where you can buy just about anything. Merchants sell produce, flora and fauna…

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  • Ben Werner

    Loved it. Speaking as a veggie, those tentacles looked good!ReplyCancel

  • Judy Benjamin

    The colors are good enough to eat!ReplyCancel

  • Patti Page

    You colors are fantastic. Thank you.ReplyCancel

Zanzibar Island Photos There is a paradox about islands that seems to speak not only to our own mixed feelings about far off places, but to the experience of spending extended periods of time with ourselves. Robinson Crusoe. Prospero and Miranda. Ralph, Piggy and Jack from Lord of the Flies. Tom Hanks and Wilson. Gilligan…

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