Positioned and sponged by the mellow cozy ocean off the coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar is the largest tropical island among a group of disbanded islands. Pemba island with rich green hills known for its clove plantations, coral reef, and abundant marine life — Unguja, also known as Zanzibar is the main and most populated island in the Tanzania archipelago of Zanzibar.
Zanzibar brings to the conscious mind a smile. White sand beaches, lean palm trees twisting into the sky, greenish-blue ocean, spice-scented aroma mixed in the heavily loaded East African commerce breeze. Bygone are the day of an alliance with the slave trade that bestowed the Island with a darker past.
A prior center of the slave trade and spices, Zanzibar today is filled with African Arab, European and Indian influences. Entrance to Zanzibar signified power to untold wealth the reason for its history covered with discord, takeovers, and vanquishers.