Rescue-Scanning in Zanzibar

The tropical island of Zanzibar on Africa’s East Coast, the embodiment of exotic dreams and a reminder of the largely lost world of Indian Ocean trade is still trying to hold onto its history and its Swahili culture. Stone Town, the historical part of Zanzibar’s main city, with its colourful shops and crowded markets, its unique architecture, its narrow lanes […]

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Africa’s Other Pyramids

It is little known and generally ignored that more than 800 years after the last pyramids were built in Egypt, a new era of pyramid construction began in an African country south of Egypt. Over a period of more than 1,000 years some 200 pyramids, more than twice the number of known Pyramids in Egypt, were built for royal cemeteries […]

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