Mchanga Beach Lodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Outdoor pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... the “no stress” time. Let me explain why. We didn’t know
at that time, we were going to have so many troubles to go back to Cape Town.
We arrived at the airport and went for the security check of our luggage. The
security guy opened the suitcase of my boyfriend and start to tell my
boyfriend: “This you can’t take, that either…” Then he made us understand, that
if we wanted to pass, my boyfriend had to give him the Eastpack backpack, ...
... the island. I got up early...way to tired to be up, so I crashed on the beach for a bit until my photographer eyes noticed how amazing the water looked. I went in got the camera and went for a stroll on the beach....down to the fish market, christmas morning auction (remember Muslim...not a holiday). From there I had to return because I couldnīt waste the moment to run...especially after several people ran by while I rested on the beach or took pictures. Off I went on ...
... some Monopoly Deal, and I regained my crown with 6 wins in a row and then headed to the other cafe for some grub. We had well and truly seen all there is to see in Moshi, though wandering the streets was quite interesting. We then headed to the airport and decided that having a beer was more important than lining up for security, plus we could see the line and it was super long. Eventually we thought they haven't called our plane n that ...
... to protect them. We
were able to walk among them, touch and witness some intimate
behaviour, lol. We did not know they were on Zanzibar and it was a
really unique experience. We then visited the former prison which was
actually never used as a prison. This was due to an epidemic outbreak
in Africa and the island was changed to be a quarantine centre. Now
it is a very expensive hotel which actually looks quite run down.
After, the boat driver tried ...
... quite well, as we had a man helping us by fussing and getting us to cut the queues! Not only did we stand out because we were quite obviously foreign, but we were now pushing in front of others!
The boarder is approximately a mile long and so when we walked outside the building of where we paid for our visa, and seeing our bus drive off down the road wasn't the most reassuring thing! But for some unknown reason still to this day, they drove all the way down to the gate ...