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Zanzibar, Tanzania

Heritage at a Crossroads

Tanzania’s mainland and islands have played a pivotal role in the trade between Africa, Europe, and the East for over a millennia. Trading empires built on slaves, gold, and ivory have risen and fallen over the ages. Fortune seekers, traders, captives, and rulers have brought with them new customs and lifestyles to this East African Coast, blending with the local traditions and culture.
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