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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... it well so that it turned into a sunset cruise with a drop off at the floating bar...hell yes! Day ended swimming from the bar to land instead of 2$ taxi boat, grabbing food in Forodani Square again, and very satisfied with the day. The day was literally so amazing I didnīt want to leave but the next day was Christmas eve and I decided to head North to see another side of the Island.
In the morning I went for a run to another part of Stonetown (much later ...
... today was advertised as 3 hours, after just over 2 we pull into a lay-by with a toilet block (drop toilets) and numerous fruit and veg selling so Kip could get something for later. A longer than expected drive saw us drive to a town and as we parked up outside a cemetery I joked what a likely place for lunch. Unbelievably it was! What a lovely scenic location of in front of the gates to ...
... by restaurant, home and other places ion Stone Town. Freddie died from HIV Aids as you probably know and surprising to me anyway, he kept it a secret for a very long time. Finally when the Media was commenting on his looks and weight loss he came out and made an announcement about his condition. He died 24 hours later.
After 3 nights stop we are ready to move on to our next adventure KENYA and NAIROBI. I will report from there as we fly out at 2:20pm today Zan Time.
... to bargain a room down to a decent price but failed. So in the
end we actually used the tout who had followed us and went to Jambo
Guesthouse. We gave the tout 30p for his help (He seemed happy) and
got a decent priced room. Mohammed, the owner, a fellow Arsenal man
and all the staff were very welcoming. We instantly felt at home.
The guesthouse is opposite Green Garden Restaurant which is a cool
backpacker type restaurant that actually has palm ...
... these are vivid sensory impressions of Stone Town engrained in my mind. I loved the vibrancy and exoticism of the town, a heady mix of East Africa, Europe and the Middle East (though Swahili culture dominates). We had booked a sunset dhow cruise for that evening, as a final activity before leaving Zanzibar. Dhows are the beautiful traditional Arab sailing vessels that we have seen peppering the ocean skyline all over Oman and Zanzibar. Of course the cruise ...