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Tanzania, 1999
52 min
A great doc series about mythical islands. This episode is about Zanzibar.
Zanzibar has captured the imagination of many travelers. Rimbaud dreamed it of as an impossible quest, but it is never delivered. Even today, many Westerners are attracted by the atmosphere This particular island of the Tanzanian coast. Mosques, cathedrals, spiral staircases and a maze of alleys transport visitors to the days of sultans, slaves and merchants. A Stonetown, the "stone city" listed by Unesco, Arabs, Indians and Maasai loitering on the same port as ilike Africa, Arabia, India and Europe were given an appointment.