Echo Beach Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Outdoor pool
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... but totally unnecessary with good fans and a cooling sea breeze. The beach is tidal but ok at high tide for a hip deep loll and more refreshing than other tropical waters being slightly cooler for some reason. So we had a beach afternoon on the hotel sun beds under a tree watching local people walk past in their colourful ...
... where we visited a cell which horrified us all. It started to rain rather heavily and Rick and Wendy, being prepared with their umbrellas, headed off for more exploration while the rest of us sheltered for a while, but ended up being completely drenched by the time we reached the hotel.
People spent the next few ...
... slavery. On a tour, of the former slave market, we were brought down into a small, dungeon-like holding cell where slaves were kept, and starved. The cell would be cleaned by the tide coming in, pouring through the single slit of a window, and washing away all the waste. We were told that many slaves died in these conditions, but those who survived were considered the strong ones and sold to Arab masters.
... with the whole lack of planning permission and general awareness of how to build tastefully. But eventually we make it over to a very fancy looking resort and position our weary/dirty behinds on the fancy looking sunloungers. Only to be escorted off the premises mere moments later by security guards who seemed to be able to instinctively tell that we weren't quite the sort of tourist they catered to. While it may have been a teensy bit humiliating walking ...
... looking out over the white sand and turquoise water was delicious. Eventually, however, we got restless, and the crew proposed we depart for the next stop – snorkel time. Turns out it was intended to be a cross-country snorkel. We were to enter the water from the dhow, then follow the currents toward the shore of the next island, with the dhow following behind.
The plan was good but the snorkel gear was not and the swell was high. ...