Island View Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 6, Kilimani, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
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This hotel, located on P.O. Box 6, Kilimani, Zanzibar, is near Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), Hamamni Persian Baths, and Darajani Bazaar.
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Travel Blogs from Zanzibar

August 7, 1360 - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by catthi on Aug 07, 2014

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... fur on its back. It must be esoteric to the rainforest regions. In addition to the monkey I saw, there are apparently foods that are specific to the rainforests environment and since Zanzibar is so large, it must be lucrative in its food exports. I did not go to the trading center myself but Ibn Jafar and Ahmed tell me that the goods they saw there were almost exclusively derived from their agricultural production. They told me that the merchants were mainly trading food ...

To the Beach!

A travel blog entry by natleith on Jul 23, 2014

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... guide "women get sexy eyes" when they eat it. There was also this fruit called a Lipstick you cracked open the nut and the seeds inside were crushed and then used as lipstick. I was very lucky and was presented a flax ring made into the shape of a star by spice boy who pronounced i was his wife for the day. We then got to watch one of the workers climb a very tall coconut ...

Beautiful beach and much needed relaxation.

A travel blog entry by blakes on Jul 16, 2014

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... and cow driven carts occupy the roads. We start out in a populated area and slowly progress into a more rural area. Our feelings are much the same as when we first arrived in Morocco - what have we gotten ourselves in to. The drive is quite nice on a paved road but when we arrive at our turnoff it is back to bumpy dirt roads. Plus we must wait while the water truck fills the tanks at our neighboring hotel since there ...


A travel blog entry by jimhilbert on Jun 12, 2014

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... this is a small island 30 min away on a junk. Not really a Chinese Junk, just a boat that was a pile of junk. The turtles cost $7US per head to get in to see. They were all very sad. Huge buggers but very sad. There are about 100 bored and badly kept turtles here. We went for a swim in crystal clear water of the sea on a beach that was absolutely magnificent.

We took a romantic ride on a local boat that has a distinctive sail. Again I would describe it as ...

Pole Pole

A travel blog entry by zoeandnick on Feb 08, 2014

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'Pole pole' is Swahili for 'slowly' and it is definitely the motto here. Everything happens in its own sweet time. There's supposed to be a saying that Europeans have the watches but Africans have the time. Maybe so, but Tanzanians must also have a lot of patience.

The safari in Arusha was great; we saw zebras and baboons up close, as well as plenty of buffalo, warthogs, colobus monkeys, black vervet monkeys, flamingoes and various types ...

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