Coco De Mer Hotel

Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Stone Town

In which we are on our own (briefly)

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke


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 …

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A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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Wednesday morning we packed away our tents, put our big bags in the truck's back locker, said goodbye to Hannah, Denford and Imani, and headed to Zanzibar for four days rest and relaxation. We had to take the ferry back across the harbour entrance to the centre of Dar es Salaam, and then walk to the Zanzibar ferry terminal. Gino had to go to the …

Narrow Streets and Ornate Doors

A travel blog entry by nomadictendency


Stone Town is the only city in the world that is also a UNESCO world heritage site. The buildings, which are made of coral stone, and the ornate, carved doors are famous and of historical value. Although Zanzibar is technically part of Tanzania, a large portion of the population of Zanzibar take issue with this notion and want Zanzibar to be a separate state. This is partly because the population of Zanzibar is mostly ...

Interesting weekend (soup, party, locals)

A travel blog entry by camomile


... of flours, veggies, meat, fish, whatever; all the market in one dala dala and lots of things on my feet. But I didn't mind I was just sitting and thinking that If i survive this day than I can survive anything! Got thousands of looks from locals. Only very poor people ( or mostly poor) takes dala dala here, all other has some kid of transport . But on the other hand they like that we are not proud and we also take dala dala with all local people. Ofc what other Option do we ...

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz


Everyone was so excited about spending some days at the beach - it's been about 4 weeks on safari so a well deserved relaxation is in order. A holiday from our holiday - and most importantly a few days is proper beds and no tents! The first night was spent on the main town on Zanzibar called Stone Town. It's a small town with many 3 story buildings and very narrow streets, similar to what you might see in some European towns - but slightly run down. We went in a spice tour, it ...

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