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Travel Blogs from Stone Town

Jambo, Jambo Bwana

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... and vegetables coexist side by side with indoor shops selling jewelry, soccer jerseys, even blenders and irons. We bought several packets of spices to take with us, as we are about to start cooking regularly again in South Africa and Europe. The meat and fish market was the most fascinating area for me, though. Wooden counters displayed gleaming fresh fish, and vendors prepared the fish for sale right there--cleaning and descaling them, chopping off heads ...

Relaxing and Shopping

A travel blog entry by denisegerry


... opportunity to say a final good-bye.

We thought our flight was direct to Zanzibar, but we landed in Dar Es Salaam first to get through Tanzanian immigration. Not everything during our travels had gone according to plan, but going through immigration here and catching our flight to Zanzibar was an honest to goodness gong show! This was one of those times when listening to my intuition would have come in handy (I wish I'd acted on it) and where ...

Tough goodbyes

A travel blog entry by cganong

... with Abdul, a university student with great English who shared the history of Portuguese, Arabic, British, and German influences with us while he walked us through narrow streets of the market, a variety of churches, mosques and Hindu temples. The markets were fascinating with every kind of fish imaginable, often covered in flies. The smells of so many different spices was wonderful. It was Saturday so many children were playing like all kids do. Beautifully ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... make such a trip. It enriched us by a few unforgettable stories.

Day 8: November 4, 2013

Despite of the fact that our previous day was pretty exhausting we encouraged ourselves to wake up at 8.00 and walk to the beach to enjoy a low tide. On the eastern coast of Zanzibar the low tide enables you to walk approx. 3 or 4 kilometers into the Indian Ocean having water not higher than to your knees. The best to experience such a long walk is supposed to be ...

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz


... stone town is at the southern) - and what an amazing beach! The bar was near the water, the sea was so blue and calm, the sand was crazy bright (couldn't look at it without sunnies). The next few days was relax - mostly went from the bar to the beach. We met up as a group for a party on the Friday night - a lot of locals showed up to the bar and showed off their moves on the dance floor. Some local did a handstand for a whole song and kicked his hanging feet to the beat of the ...



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