Changuu Private Island Paradise

Prison Island, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, 3604, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Stone Town

You never know when the next yacht party is coming

A travel blog entry by sureimdecent on Apr 16, 2014

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... with us, attempting to sell us hashish or to hit on us, or to do both at the same time. The following day, we arrive in Kenwa in the north of the island and I swear I'm in paradise. Our rooms are bungalows on the beach with thick and high mahogany beds, swathed in drifting white mosquito nets. From the balcony, you can easily hear and smell the endlessly blue ocean. After a week of roughing it, Kenwa is everything I need. The first morning that I'm there, I get up early and ...

Zanzibar!!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim on Feb 21, 2014

48 photos

... makes the amazing city one of our favourites of the trip. We spent countless hours just wandering the side streets and shops finding everything from old compass, to wood carvings, to local handmade boutique clothing stores. After dark the bustling shops and streets lead way to night markets specializing in local cuisines and desserts. Even with the often strict muslim majority on the island we never felt in danger walking around at night or during the day. Kim ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Oct 28, 2013

1 comment, 205 photos

... Market acquired by Bishop Edward Steere.

1874: Bishop E. Steere began building the Cathedral on the site of Slave Market. He used coral stones. He oversaw the building himself, as he had no trained builders.

1877: First service held in the new Cathedral on Christmas Day. No roof yet.

1880: Barrel roof made out of cement mixed with coral. Tower built. Sultan authorized the construction of the Cathedral provided that its tower wouldn´t be higher ...

Zanzibar - day 42 to 45

A travel blog entry by africaadventure on Aug 31, 2013

1 comment, 31 photos

... the Old Dispensary. Traditional beds were pushed together as a double, with lettering in little leaves saying 'enjoy' on the linen and later, when the mosquito net was lowered for us it was reworked into 'sleep well'. Such attention to detail. Sadly not so in the toilets and showers. We got the room at a score though and were very happy to sleep in a building with so much history and creativity in the architecture. Rushing along now, as there is actually so much to say ...

A touch of class

A travel blog entry by katemoloney88 on Jun 02, 2013

5 photos

... to have the chef come to our room and discuss the menu. They really went out of their way to make us feel special and we would highly recommend this place to anyone. The first day in stone town we had a walking town tour and the spice tour. The town tour involved 3 hours of walking around the main parts and learning about the history, which is linked mainly to the country of Oman. The spice tour was very interesting, where we got a tour of a plantation growing local fruits and ...

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