Lazy Lagoon

2km from the mainland on a private island, Bagamoyo, Tanzania | 4 star hotel

Travel Blogs from Bagamoyo

Travel in Tanzania

A travel blog entry by jane-on-tour

A whistle-stop entry about our time so far in Tanzania.

We drove over the border from malawi, paid $50 for a visa, which was effortless, but then had to spend an hour completing paperwork for the car and being inspected by the police about the car too.

Once we were through we drove through no-mans-land of about 1km or tankers queuing to go through the border, people sitting in the road, selling street food etc. It was chaos, ...

A dhow ride to the spice island of Zanzibar.

A travel blog entry by matt746

... staple for surviving. The next is art, be it song, dance, painting or sculpture. The final is a limited tourism market which barley props up the large supply or artists. I found a cool little gallery in the back alleyways where the raster culture is very strong and spent an hour talking to a local artist in his back garden/studio about his art as he made some new picture frames.

After my morning interlude I wandered next door for a lunch is a small restaurant ...

Zanzibar - day 42 to 45

A travel blog entry by africaadventure


... are true on both counts, but we managed to get by on a slightly higher than usual budget (by being as thrifty as possible) and we can see why its such a tourist destination as there's so much to see and do. On arrival without accommodation reserved, we headed in the direction of the street famous for budget options. Within a few hundred meters of the harbour we found what we thought was the tourist information where a very helpful gentleman called ahead to secure a room ...


A travel blog entry by tracey-david


... separately with the women as well as it seems that they are the ones who most need their conditions improved. It would also be interesting to find out what the children think. School has classes of around 70 students. Classrooms are set out in the chalk and talk style. Primary education is free but secondary school is too expensive for most people. As well, difficult exams exclude most students and only about 4% go on to secondary school in some ...

Bagamoyo History Day

A travel blog entry by wanderlust-2013


... candy and talked with the kids, we were on our way to see crocodiles! While walking, we saw many cashew trees. No one had seen a cashew tree before. We were all amazed at the fruit. It is a yellow fruit and the cashew nut grows below it. Some people looked for nuts on the ground and some of us found some. We got to the crocodiles and saw all ages and sizes of them.

We ended the day by shopping for souvenirs in Mwenge. The town was a ...

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