Salome's Garden

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

A little taste of paradise

A travel blog entry by johneklund


... enjoyed ¾ of the movie "Captain Phillips" which relates to Somalian pirates hijacking a transport ship - which was quite appropriate for a ferry crossing in this part of the world!

Our hotel in the Stone Town part of Zanzibar was quite comfortable and we spent the afternoon on a Spice Tour which involved walking around a garden from one spice plant to another and then receiving all manner of items such as rings, hats and handbags made out ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


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  • Low visibility. There was no sunshine so the visibility under the water was extremely bad.
Despite of all the above mentioned factors we were lucky enough and see at least the dolphins“ shapes. Normally they were passing under our bodies in a depth of 10 meters.

I personally believe it was much better to stay in the boat and observe them from there. Since I“m not used to snorkeling I had a few accidents when the water got into my throat and I ...

Still Zanzibar and dala dala's

A travel blog entry by camomile


... they fit I don't know, but not only people for there but 7 buckets, one basket with fish and 3 big bags of some kind of flour. All the people were angry and screaming in each other why driver takes so many people as not all of us passengers has where to sit. Some of them were kneeling, other sitting on ones anothers knees. Somehow we fit 25, yeah. But wait for the best fast!!! Around damn dala dala there were around 7 people around! And that crazy driver was speeding ...

Dar es Salaam and relaxing on Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by diannemurray


... range of mountains to the south. The traffic has become heavier, with long lines of trucks heading inland. We get into drier country again. At 10.15am we only have 146 kms to go to get to Dar es Salaam (these details become VERY relevant when we later say that we got to our accommodation just before 6pm, and all we did in the intervening time was have lunch, and do some shopping and wait around for various people!)

See ground hornbills just as we pass ...

Leaving on a jet plane...well sort of...

A travel blog entry by 20africa13


... had handicapped people making jewelry and such. Wonderful people who just smiled as we talked to them. Went to a wood carving center where the people, mostly men, carved wooden items to sell.
When you see the pictures you would wonder how they do this. They each have a number and you can find their number and buy their stuff at the gift store. Unfortunately we could not buy ...

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