Baghani House Hotel

P.O. Box 609, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Stone Town

Jambo, Jambo Bwana

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... country. Rather than drinking on a dhow at sunset, we visited Mercury's, a bar on the harbor, to watch the sunset from land. Freddie Mercury is Zanzibar's most famous native son; he was born in Stone Town and lived there consistently until he was 8 years old, at which point he left for boarding school in India. His parents continued to live in Stone Town until he was 18, however, so he returned for visits regularly during that time. The house in which he grew up is ...

Relaxing and Shopping

A travel blog entry by denisegerry

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... Tanzanite.

We signed up for a Spice Tour and were taken to a plantation about an hour out of Stone Town. We saw how they grew turmeric, ginger, nutmeg, mace, bananas, coconuts, vanilla beans, cinnamon and cardamon. It was fun to touch and smell and see how they were grown.
A local couple made a rice pilau using some of the spices we'd learned about. It was amazing.

We were also taken to a lovely beach resort where we could bath. Dawna and I ...

Day 14: Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by sarahrees

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... corn, cocoa, vanilla, cardamon, cinnamon and things I can't remember. Ooh yeh - coconut! One of the guys climbed up a tree for them! After that we took a boat out to Prison Island and did some snorkelling off the coast: a bit choppy and difficult to see anything, but we saw star fish and some other little fish. Onto the island to see the giant tortoises then back to the hotel. Tea tonight was from the food market by the beach. Drinks now by the beach ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... li>Pole pole = Slowly (step by step)Stone Town

  • Zanzibar´s Stone Town is the largest settlement of its kind in the world, and has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • There are over 1,000 coral “stone” buildings having architectural significance, and more than 200 carved doors.
  • Stone Town is very much alive with busy, narrow streets, linking homes, shops, workshops, ad schools. In the afternoon, ...

Dar es Salaam and relaxing on Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

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... on the North coast of Zanzibar (this was another change to our original itinerary, but when we get there we are more than happy with the change). The resort is right on the sea, and pretty flash. We have lucked out with our room, right by the pool, looking over it out to sea, and very nicely decorated and presented with arranged towels and flowers on the bed, mosquito nets, A/C, fan, and ensuite. This is just what we all need!

Back at reception for orientation, ...

Location

This hotel, located on P.O. Box 609, Stone Town, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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