Hotel International

Address: PO Box 3784, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Stone Town


A travel blog entry by chrisphil on Sep 06, 2015

1 comment, 13 photos

... fins, full carbon speargun, the whole lot. Speaking to the boatman, one italian shows his whole arm length and says "this, this is medium size fish for me...". Ok.... Italian:1, Philippe:0

Philippe on his end has his local gear: a metal rod with a cheap piece of caoutchouc. One italian asks Philippe how deep he can swim.. I guess it's a man's thing: "mate, how deep can you go? ". Philippe answers, cooly and confident: "32 meters", to which the italian says: ...

Stoney Tangawizi

A travel blog entry by boyandbird on Jun 26, 2015

8 photos

... adjust: auto;">Despite the many religious influences - a mosque, a Christian church and a Hindu temple are neighbours - an overwhelming majority of the population in Stone Town are Muslim and were therefore observing Ramadan during our visit. The holy month vastly limited our dining options as most local establishments were closed until dinner. Of course we did not starve, but our chances to eat the authentic local fare were limited ...

On to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by rena_alpine55 on Mar 08, 2015

3 photos

... amp; I went for a walk before supper to a nearby city-centre seafront park & again, lots of young men, 16 -25, all jumping off the piers fully clothed. There were more women here, but mainly covered in their traditional berkas & watching their children, the young girls also covered up. Lots of food kiosks, street vendors & bums peddling their wares & really quite chaotic! But fun to watch. Later in the evening, Chris & Noel walked to the same area ...

Zanzibar - History, Music & Spice

A travel blog entry by rakeshapeksha on Feb 14, 2015

93 photos

... Other than a few holding cells which can be seen inside St Monica’s Hostel next door, little remains of brutal past. The cells are cramped, small spaces where slaves were kept prior to auction. It’s hard to imagine that they were able to fit 75 men in one cell and 50 women and kids in another. Before each slave was auctioned they would bring them to a tree at the centre and whip them, this was the test of how ...

Day 18: a new paradise designed by evil Mosquitos

A travel blog entry by tautological on Aug 21, 2014

1 photo

... paradise was amazing. Thanks mum and dad for showing it to us. We even managed to score a lift with their driver and so dropped mum, dad and Karin at the airport, heading for the safari and then we got a lift to a different kind of paradise. We have landed at Mustapha's place on the east coast so more breezy and the sea isn't as spear because it's not sheltered by the mainland but the sea is way warmer here and the whole area, Bwejuu is so much quieter. More ...