Island View Hotel

P.O. Box 6, Kilimani, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Zanzibar

Nairobi to Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by kathdelia on Jul 26, 2014

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Tuesday: was sick on Sunday, had the gastro bug that want through most of the group. We went out for a final dinner with the first segment group but I had to go back to the hotel which was disappointing. Then on Monday morning we said goodbye to the old group (I cried like a baby) and met the new group, there are 4 of us from the last segment and 14 new people. Got into 4WDs today, packed just enough for 2 nights and set off. ...


A travel blog entry by jimhilbert on Jun 12, 2014

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... ate there and once again one main course and a bottle of wine on the balcony and a bottle of wine with dinner $113. We could have gone silly with the wine here (Moet Champagne $113) but we were conservative. The view over the Indian Ocean at this hotel is magnificent.

Next and final night we went to House of Spices. Turned out the only thing that appealed to me was the wood fired pizzas so we both ended up having a pizza which I rate by comparison to ...

The Old Slave Market in Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by zoeandnick on Feb 09, 2014

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... us was that the guide portrayed the British in a very positive light.

Zanzibar was ruled at various times by the Arabs, Portuguese and British, and it was the British who finally abolished the slave trade on Zanzibar in 1873 (although in reality, it still continued after that.) Our guide told us how the hero of the day, "Davdi Livingstone" made impassioned speeches at Oxford university, thereby putting pressure on the British government.

By contrast, ...


A travel blog entry by bohmer on Jan 16, 2014

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Late start with a walking tour around Stonetown Zanzibar, interesting including a visit to the old slave open market and holding cells, spice market and Freddie Mercury' s birthplace. The town is however filthy and smells of sewage, nice to have seen though. Indian curry with Zanzibar spices for dinner after drinks at the African hotel, early flight to Mafia island tomorrow. Sleep to the sounds of mosque calling - a nearby Muslim ...

Sleep, Soccer and an Arabian Night

A travel blog entry by nannakez on Sep 22, 2013

3 comments, 20 photos

... before dinner. Sheryl and Pier had been to a rooftop restaurant before and were keen to revisit. We managed to find it without too much trouble and started the climb up. The stairs are have huge steps and we were huffing and puffing by the time we got to the top only to be greeted by a beautiful view across the rooftops of Zanzibar to the sea and Mohammed. Not that one, just he waiter! It had changed since Sheryl was last here. Most of it was an ...

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