Fairytale Villa & Guesthouse

Address: Jambiani, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | B&B
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      A travel blog entry by rebeccaricards on Apr 06, 2014

      After three months in a project they send you out to "recharge the batteries". I had planned a week long getaway to Zanzibar with a German gal from my project. We were slated to leave on the 24th of March but a few days before our scheduled holiday a bullet entered the hospital. This one narrowly missing a staff member. This was the fifth bullet and last straw for MSF. So, on Friday the 20th of March, 18 of us evacuated ...

      If you like piña coladas...

      A travel blog entry by sarahvale on Feb 26, 2014

      4 comments, 13 photos

      ... said that I couldn't do the diving, but after some extreme downplaying and clever debating, I changed his mind (dad you would be proud-my arguing finally coming in handy!). So all good to go, we watched a 20minute video on how not to die when scuba diving, and a pool session showing us how to wear some attractive bodysuits and be weighed down with weights and tanks. We were laughing so much at each other in the water... Lucky the masks covered our face and we couldn't ...

      Locals, transport and the school

      A travel blog entry by camomile on Oct 11, 2013

      5 photos

      ... reminds a hole in the wall and you appear in the garden full of dust, stones, rocks, cement.. Just see in pictures. But teaching kids is easy, they listen carefully and pays all attention to us. They are not allowed to speak no other language just English at school. If they speak Swahili they get punished; if they are late minute to preschool one they get punished.. That means for almost half an hour they have to stay on one leg and their hands had been "touched" by ruler ...

      Zzzzs in Zanzibar

      A travel blog entry by josadventures on Aug 20, 2013

      1 comment

      ... disappeared without even hanging around for a tip- must have heard Elly' thoughts on the subject. If you're out there Will Smith, we have a couple of quid for you.

      Zanzibar is an Islamic island of 1.2m people. They chucked out their Arab colonial ruler in 1964 and subsequently joined with Tanzania for protection.

      The hotel is a magnificent Arabic style place full of Eastern promise. We checked in, booked the complimentary massage and ...

      Day Eight

      A travel blog entry by embelina on May 12, 2013

      10 photos

      ... from when I've got something planned I don't want to have nothing to do so will hopefully get involved with those if Will can start them up. Again, this is Tanzania and things don't happen quickly. Maybe if I lend a hand organising things though, they might get started before I leave.

      We go to our rooms to have our last proper showers, then have dinner, and then sleep in our massive beds with proper pillows and mattresses and non-over-friendly mosquito nets. ...