Salome's Garden

Address: Bububu, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Zanzibar

Had to literally force myself to leave :(

A travel blog entry by tarae.griffin on Dec 24, 2014

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... we headed to our respective hotels. Mine was simple with some nice Arabic decor inside...mosquito net like usual and breakfast included on the rooftop. I set down the bags, organized my next day's activities and figured out where I could eat at 9pm (obviously after exchanging some dollars for shillings with someone in the hotel...a slight $2 loss in All signs pointed to Forodani Square...yeah street is it safe to eat? How the heck do I get there in ...


A travel blog entry by nikkicredfern on Oct 13, 2014

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... spotting the lemurs with your torch and very exciting when you see a little pair of eyes reflected in the light. Also got some amazing pictures of chameleon at night as the colours are incredible. Had a sad fair well to our lovely guide but hopefully we will be back to Madagascar and will certainly book with them again as they have been so attentive and really did plan a wonderful trip for us. Flying out today to South Africa to see the lovely Bev and all the ...

August 7, 1360 - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by catthi on Aug 07, 2014

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... as citrus fruit, coconuts, this one food that is called sweet potato, cocoa beans, lichee nuts, and cinnamon and stuff. However, they did struggle a bit in performing transactions because of a language barrier. You see, the people of Zanzibar primarily speak Swahili, not Arabic. Fortunately though, Ibn Jafar had a fellow merchant friend who has traveled on the Indian Ocean Trade Route before so he was able to translate for them. Additionally, Swahili also has elements of ...

Beautiful beach and much needed relaxation.

A travel blog entry by blakes on Jul 16, 2014

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After many hugs and kisses and promises to keep in touch we left our group and flew to Zanzibar where we will spend five days relaxing on the beach. Zanzibar is an island of 1.5 million people of which 95% are Muslim. It is Ramadan, but because we love the Muslim people we don't find this a problem. We hire a taxi to take us to our first hotel which although it is only 30 miles away takes us an hour to get there. Cars, ...


A travel blog entry by jimhilbert on Jun 12, 2014

2 comments, 2 photos

... get a solid beating by the crowd before any police are even called. Perhaps the police never get called. The beatings are often quite severe.

On a lighter note Zanzibar is known for its spices. There are spice stalls everywhere and there are all manner of spices for sale. Can't really say that we noticed the spices in the food albeit that Indian food predominates and of course that is full of spices.

Went out to Prison Island to see the giant ...