Travel Blogs from Paje
Well after being captivated by the wonders of Stone Town my feet once more became itchy and I felt the need to wander once more. I was on the verge of leaving with a fantastic offer from Simon (one of the Canadians from our safari) to head east and catch up in Paje. I was however wandering Stone Town and I thought I might check what the price of …
... it is too late to play outside she watches Tanzanian television and movies. I really like watching the Swahili BBC news and this Filipino tv show called "My Eternal". I am really satisfied with my host family, although I know a few bumps in the road are inevitable, and I think the extra effort I put into thinking about the host family preference form really paid off.
Zanzibar is 99% muslim, so when I filled out my host family ...
Found a lovely little cafe here that sells big mugs of passion fruit juice for 30p, and chapatis for 20p each. It's only open after dark of course, but with a little foresight I buy enough for a good few lunches, when combined with the giant tub of peanut butter I bought at the only "supermarket" on the eastern coast I've got myself a feast.
I've read a couple of books here so far, ...
... 8211; good to know! Apparently because they are barbed you can’t pull them out as it causes more damage and infection but he gave us a great local remedy which involves massaging and milking the sap out of a Papaya and rubbing it into the wounds. This tenderises and dissolves the barbs causing them to turn to powder which then comes out the wound, interesting! Cue a very helpful local chap sprinting off down the beach to return minutes later with a Papaya ...
... under the fan!
Christmas dinner was with our group. We shared secret santas and cocktails. Not a bad orphan Christmas at all!
Boxing day was chilled again. We swam and Rory and I went to a turtle sanctuary. The turtles they have are rescued from the local waters from poachers and if they have been injured. They are cared for and then re-released back into the wild. We fed them. It was really interesting, the turtles have a weird head snap action when they ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTeddy's Place Paje
It's like the hotel California where you can check in but never leave. Very good dorms for 27,000 TSH a night and great bar staff. Ok food at good prices.
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