Coco De Mer Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCoco De Mer Hotel Stone Town
A basic hotel. An excellent location but not a great place to stay. Very budget friendly.
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Valentine's Day in Tanzania. And Gorge Bush arrives Saturday with a committee of 300. There is a sign on the street welcoming him but it seems to be only one.
Up at 6:00 for breakfast and then caught the ferry by pretending we had to get to the airport to catch a plane. We had left the truck and were packed into a small city bus. Now …
... good he said. See ya. Okie dokey.
I called our friend we met in Dar on Thursday so he was waiting to pick me up. Sweet! I feel like a high roller now. He took me to the hotel I had found online and then made plans to meet in the evening.
Zanzibar Town, or Stone Town as it's known colloquially, is one of a kind. It really is like no other city I've been in. Perhaps cities in Europe would echo the ...
... t gotten any shorter so we joined it, then they made the final call and we had to push in through security and literally were the last on board with everyone waiting. Whoops. I reassured Andy by saying that your really only late when you hear you name announced on the pa, so we were fine. A short flapping propellor fueled flight later we landed in Zanzibar and was soon reunited with mum after an epic countdown. Now time to relax and sleep.... ...
... with large brass knobs- a hangover from Indian architecture as a preventative measure to stop elephants from against them (which feels fairly unlikely in Zanzibar). Around the border of each door is a carved pattern, representing the trade of the owner- beautiful art-nouveau style peppercorns adorn the houses of the spice merchants, while thick utilitarian chains mark out the homes of former slave traders. That night, a few of us eat at the night market where there are two ...
... at 8.30 and left for the Darajani Market where we met with our friends.
The Darajani Market is an interesting place to visit. Itīs typically busy from the early morning hours. The market itself is divided into various sections – fish market, meat market, chicken market, fruit and vegetable market, spice market etc. We were able to see people attending a fish auction. We just walked around for approx. 1,5 hours enjoying the local atmosphere.
Silvia and ...