Travel Blogs from Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Zanzibar Island, Nungwi, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar Island

A travel blog entry by eric

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... are usually the biggest and most noticeable buildings here. Speaking of architecture, there are beautiful buildings here, especially on Zanzibar.  The area was first popularized with the spice trade about 200 years ago.  That was followed by ...

Zanzibar!!!!, Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar!!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... small ferry crossing to the main port. Once there we scuttled our way to the passenger ferry dock where we would technically enter Zanzibar, passport stamp and all.  The ferry ride was roughly 2 hours on the Indian Ocean once again, the ride went ...

Holding it as if my life depended on it, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Holding it as if my life depended on it

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... a wreck and thought, "Jan was right, I'm surfacing". Back on the truck again, we left Malawi and headed across the border into Tanzania. The roads were a bit better and I was no longer being jounced around and was starting to enjoy the view, we were ...

Zanzibar days.....Ticket madness, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania via Zanzibar to Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

Zanzibar days.....Ticket madness

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... old when.... you like more tracks in an airlines 'easy listening' section than in the 'rock' section.... Abstract: Went to beautiful Zanzibar for some diving and R'n'R on the beach, wonderful, bus to Mombasa. Train ride from Mombasa to Nairobi was like ...

Nungwi and the full moon party, Nungwi, Tanzania travel blog

Nungwi and the full moon party

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Took the 8am bus to Nungwi, a beach resort right on the northern tip of Zanzibar and booked into the Jambo Bothers Resort. Man this place is gorgeous. White sand, turquoise sea and small dhows both in and out of the water. Nungwi is known for is boat ...

A lucky escape (CONTAINS VIDEO), Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

A lucky escape (CONTAINS VIDEO)

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... sir, madam.  I am waiting for you in the immigration office," he says, pointing to a nearby building.  Although Zanzibar is part of Tanzania it still retains its own immigration section, mainly for ego reasons.  We had heard that it is not ...

Misali Island, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Misali Island

A travel blog entry by izzie

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The exotic land of Zanzibar, Stone town, Tanzania travel blog

The exotic land of Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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Sarah and i have just spent a week enjoying the finest Zanzibar has to offer. After spending 2 nights in Dar Es Salam (known simply as Dar to the locals) we caught a ferry over the waves to arrive in Zanzibar by evening. The sky was cloudless and ...

Ferry to Pemba, Chake Chake, Pemba Island, Tanzania travel blog

Ferry to Pemba

A travel blog entry by izzie

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ngalawa outrigger Raf, Cisca, Helena, Eric, Annie, Neil, Mia, Nancy, Ali, Alex, Dar - Pemba, Chake ...

Wete, Pemba Island, Wete, Tanzania travel blog

Wete, Pemba Island

A travel blog entry by dcm

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Abort dive!, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Abort dive!

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Stonetown - Zanzibar and spice tours, Stonetown Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Stonetown - Zanzibar and spice tours

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... I love the sea and was more than happy to sit on the upper deck for the whole trip watching Dar disappear and Zanzibar getting closer. There were loads of containers on the docks in Stonetown and I wondered what they all had inside. Safety obviously ...

Jambo from Zanzibar!, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Jambo from Zanzibar!

A travel blog entry by edamame

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... or another. While Ed and I managed to keep our lunches down (just barely though), we were relieved when we got off the boat and stood on solid ground again. Zanzibar is a truly beautiful place, and we've already decided we'll be going back some ...

A vacation from the vacation, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

A vacation from the vacation

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... , as Susan remembers it) off the coast of Tanzania, and has been important in the Spice Trade for centuries. As a result, Zanzibar is a very interesting blend of Swahili, Arabic, and Indian cultures. Stone Town, the capital city, is a beautifully old ...

It's a Kind of Tragic, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

It's a Kind of Tragic

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... . He then formed a band, wrote a couple of classic songs and changed his name to Freddie Mercury. The mere name of Zanzibar evokes images of the impossibly exotic, as though it was created by Robert Louis Stevenson in one of his swashbuckling pirate ...

Of dogshows and African diatribes, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Of dogshows and African diatribes

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... and violent, becomes a pat reply. [Enter into an ongoing conversation with myself ...] Travelling across Ethiopia, Kenya and into Tanzania for the first time, there is a rank danger of applying preconceptions and broad brush strokes to Africa as a whole, ...

Just the name

Just the name "Zanzibar" sounds exotic, doesn't it

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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He Said: We started out a few days ago with a short flight south from Mombasa to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. The island was a major hub for the Indian Ocean trade in gold, ivory, spices, and other goods as early as the 1300's. In the darkest part ...

It Was All Worthwhile, Bwejuu, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

It Was All Worthwhile

A travel blog entry by irax

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I caught the cheaper and slower ferry over to Zanzibar, it's amazing how they make the sea that translucent turquiose colour. I had a quick overnight stop in Stonetown when I arrived before getting a tourist bus out to the east coast of Zanzibar. There ...

Dive number 30, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Dive number 30

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Weekend in Zanzibar Darling, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Weekend in Zanzibar Darling

A travel blog entry by hess

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... in New York, etc. We had a few hours to kill in Dar before heading to the domestic airport and flying out to Zanzibar over beautiful clear azure waters. We touch down in this tropical paradise of palm trees and white beaches and decide to spend a night ...

Zanzibar!, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar!

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... plane/train, arrive and get taxi to hotel. No not today, today we commence our journey onward to the breathtaking island of Zanzibar. In this county a real journey, one that will involve many steps. But one thing remains similar, it starts early. More ...

Contrast, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Contrast

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... fisherman existence. It would have been an idyllic destination if not for the 'resorts' that separate the small village from the beach and rocky shores with walls and gates. more ...

Into the Deep, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Into the Deep

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... not full service Thailand. Not that it really matters, but with the poch prices of the resorts and the steep fee for the dive you would expect nothing but the best service. More on http://www.travelbysuitcases.com/journey/amazing-safari-tanzania ...

Goujons of goujons, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Goujons of goujons

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Gobby from Ghana, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Gobby from Ghana

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Baby food #2, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Baby food #2

A travel blog entry by izzie

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A little spice, Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

A little spice

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... me!  Wandering around Asia is a bonus.  We were introduced to clove flowers, told how cloves are harvested, etc.  Zanzibar used to export something like 70% of cloves to the world market, but now Indonesia is a fierce competitor.  Ever ...

Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by dcm

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Bye Bye Zanzibar., Stonetown, Tanzania travel blog

Bye Bye Zanzibar.

A travel blog entry by irax

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Before leaving Zanzibar I decided to stop in Stonetown for a couple of days, Afterall, why leave a little bit of paradise sooner than you have to. Stonetown's a great place, I loved the atmosphere of the town as you wander around streets which are ...

Kendwa, Zanzibar, Kendwa, Tanzania travel blog

Kendwa, Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... of life there and that my ideas will change as I have a feeling that I may be biased right now! Corinne 18 Sept, Kendwa, Zanzibar Toutes les jeunes filles musulmanes se sont retournées vers Lance et ont toutes crié à la fois: «Non !!» ...

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