Coco De Mer Hotel

Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
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In which we are on our own (briefly)

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke on Jun 24, 2013

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After lunch at The Tamarind, Kate and I rode back to Stone Town with the remaining Earlham folks (Kalani left on his own June 22). We gave quick hugs and were suddenly on our own, carrying our heavy backpacks through town to our hotel. We had less than twenty-four hours to soak in our last bits of Tanzania.

We dropped our bags in the hotel …

White sand, turquoise water and lots of character

A travel blog entry by lottieuganda

... our home for the next few days, time to slip our bikinis on and relax, our only annoyance being the beach sellers who seemed to be able to stand for hours holding up sarongs, sunglasses and jewellery in the hope that we would crack and buy something! Evenings were spent at one of the beachside restaurants, usually with a cocktail or two and one evening we did a sunset cruise, where we drank rather a lot of the free booze and jumped (or in my case got pushed) into the ...

Jambo, Jambo Bwana

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... sculptures of the top halves of human figures emerging from unformed stone lumps at the base of a holding pit in the slave market. The visit was heartrending. 1897 wasn't that long ago at all. Overall, the market was the highlight for us. It starts in Stone Town and stretches on and on outside of the old city. We followed it outside in the new city for a while, but spent most of our time wandering the market within Stone Town. Outdoor stalls piled high with ...

Tough goodbyes

A travel blog entry by cganong

It was hard to say goodbye to our many new friends and traveling companions. We have dates to see many of them again and one couple is also spending time in Zanzibar so we will travel to and from the airport together and hopefully connect while there. Short flight, only 35 minutes to Stone Town which is the commercial centre of Tanszania on the island of Zanzibar. We are staying in an old (refurbished in the early 1900s!) elegant hotel on the ocean. We arranged a ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... 8221; They normally believed us and let us go.

We visited two interesting places:

  • Beach close to Pongwe. Thanks to a low tide we managed to see one of the seaweed plantations so typical for Zanzibar. Since the other day we went to visit the Seaweed Center in Paje we had quite a good idea of seaweed processing, however, it was definitely fascinating to observe local women experiencing another hard working day.
  • Beach close to Kgomani. It ...

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