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Travel Blogs from Stone Town
We will take a city tour that will help us get our bearings. We have nothing else organized here so we will spend a lot of time exploring this fascinating city, with lots of markets for bargaining which will be lots of fun.
our safari ends and we travel to Arusha and fly to the exotic island of Zanzibar, something completely different. We stay in Stonetown first with thousands of years of history as a spice trading center, and also was a slave trading center.
... beach we went to visit the Jozani National Park of which main attraction is The Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey. The Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey is one of the rarest monkeys in Africa. It can be found only in Zanzibar and the current population, of which half is spread in and around the Jozani Forest, numbers approximately 2,500. Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkeys have been isolated from other Colobus species on the mainland for at least 10 – 15,000 years. It is different from ...
... a sketch of Freddy Mercury's childhood house. Both of them being the biggest Queen fans we know, we agreed. After some careful study of the house, inside and out, with lots of photos taken for specific detail, we continued walking the streets of Stone Town. We only really skirted around the edge before the sun sank into the sea and our tummies grumbled for dinner. We came across a night market on the promenade selling all sorts of seafood, breads, schwarmas, falafel, pizza, etc. ...
... pods. You can imagine how fantastic they smell! A beautiful jewelry box and I got a henna tattoo on my hand. My inner gypsy hippy child has come out. Our days were spent wandering, Wendy having no idea where she was and me leading her around. To both our surprises we always made it back to the hotel. Even though stone town was crazy hot it was fun to go out. After having a last super and saying goodbye to Wendy i was alone for the first time in 3 weeks. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service