Fairmont Zanzibar

PO Box 4770, Unguja City, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Unguja City

Road to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by jsund


... some more "Afro-fusion" as well as popular English songs, including cheesier ones like "The Lion Sleeps Tonight". Afterwards, we went to a local club that was pretty grungy, where everyone was drunk, and that played traditional taarab music that people danced traditionally too (East African traditional dancing is basically twerking). I felt very much out of my comfort zone, which I'm interpreting as a true glimpse into the local culture ...

"Is this the real life or is this just fantasy..."

A travel blog entry by 20africa13


So paradise we have found...This has to be one of the most fascinating and interesting places on this earth...
Started the day at a spice farm---everything in my spice cabinet was found there...except for the pouring rain...we have actually had enough "blessings"...We stood in the rain and enjoyed learning about spices and fruit...honestly it was so interesting.
We then found paradise...but only for 1/2 hour because we needed to move on...yes we had time for pictures, a walk on ...

Leaving on a jet plane...well sort of...

A travel blog entry by 20africa13


Well...as I write this I am sitting in the lobby of our hotel in Zanzibar...this is an island in the Indian Ocean...but first our last days in Mombassa. I have said before that there are no words to describe what we have seen...The traffic, the people and the poverty have been overwhelming. Yet the people are kind, resourceful, and many are hard working. Today we spent time at a ...


A travel blog entry by ecburton


... made our stone town experience fantastic. He took us around and showed us everything, the fish market, meat market, spice market, all the markets really. He took us around all the street, to the ocean, the old fort. And he showed us the good places to eat and things to try. It was so relaxed and fun to just wander. That night he took us to this area by the water, forodhani gardens, where all the food vendors set up and sell everything from fish to ...

East African Adventures

A travel blog entry by annabelle_tz

So, while sitting here by the beach at Bwejuu, Zanzibar, Tanzania, I thought I should actually properly update my blog. After flying into Nairobi on the 31st of January, I met mum and Katy to begin our big African adventure. Starting off with 1 night in Nairobi, we were then met by our Kenyan guide, Sam. Being a seasoned guide of 22 years, Sam was a perfect addition to our group. Unfortunately, the car we were to take wasn't quite as ideal, and an hour or so into our drive ...

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This hotel, located on PO Box 4770, Unguja City, is near Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel), Jozani Forest, Mangapwani Coral Cave, and Mbweni Ruins.
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