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... into an outlying rural area for a spice tour. Spices are an essential ingredient in a Zanzibari’s everyday life and spice trading became an important activity on the trade routes.
Here we learned about spices and herbs and their use in traditional dishes, cures for ailments and how plants could be used for dying ceremonial outfits for weddings and festivals. At one point we came across a teenage boy, high up on a coconut ...
There we go! After three flights and many little problems, like too much
weight in one suitcase (we had to buy another one, because it was okay to have
two suitcases), or couldn’t find some food at Johannesburg airport, because we
arrived too late (around 22 pm), we finally made it to Zanzibar!
Unfortunately, after waiting to get a visa, we found out
that any of our luggage had arrived. It really started well. I had to go to the
... coming on the Midland Meander route with us. Day two in St Lucia and we have met up with Bev's son in law Barry and his lovely wife Mavic and had a lovely lunch followed by going to visit his mum Lyn and nan who is amazing for 96 yrs old. It was lovely for Bev to spend time with them all. On the road again to valley of a Thousand Hills stopping en route to pay a parking fine due to no ticket whist sitting eating fro yo - oops! As we paid it within 24 hrs they reduced it to 50R ...
... have the opportunity to use a bathroom.
We are guided by a man to the back of the building, across a small field into a pitch black toilet block, obviously a hole in the ground. BUT, he is the only one with a phone light... meaning we have to guess where the hole is!
We get to 'customs' which is a small room, with a security guard and a table. They feel the bag, and then mark it with chalk if it passes inspection! Its 1am, so we use our bags as pillows and sleep on ...
... we dedicated ourselves to writing and reading. Gonzalo went jogging for a while.
At about 13.00 we were hungry again so we decided to walk to the village of Paje and try to look for a local place where we could have something simple and cheap. We ended up in the place named “African BBQ”. They offered us rice, beans and spinach for TZS 3,000 and one soda for TZS 600. The food was super boring but what concerns the price it was exactly what we were aiming ...
Other places to stay in Zanzibar
P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa | 5 star hotelfrom $216
P.O.Box 3276, Kiwengwa | 4 star hotelfrom $147
Kelele Square , Stone Town | 5 star hotelfrom $321
Mazizini, Mazizini | Hotelfrom $93
PO Box 71 , Pingwe | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- ĦUn lugar excelente para una luna de miel!
- Excellent place for Honeymooners!
Nungwi | 5 star hotelfrom $189
PO Box 100, Mahonda | 4 star hotelfrom $230
Mfumbwi, Jambiani | 2 star hotelfrom $88
Prison Island, Stone Town | Hotelfrom $148
Nungwi, Nungwi | 4 star hotelfrom $147
PO Box 4807, Nungwi | 4 star hotelfrom $153
PO Box 297, Pongwe | 3 star hotelfrom $209
- Possibly the most beautiful place in Africa!
- Perfect Pongwe
Forodhani Street, Stone Town | 3 star hotelfrom $132
PO Box 1784, Nungwi | 4 star hotelfrom $233
Kenyatta Rd, Stone Town | Hotelfrom $107
Kiponda Street, Stone Town | Hotelfrom $183
- Small, personal hotel
- Home Sweet Home!
Chuini Ruins, Bububu | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Hier kann man das echte Zanzibar-Feeling testen
- Un maravilloso descanso en el Hakuna Matata
- Wonderful timeout in Hakuna Matata
Pwani Mchangani, Pwani Mchangani Mdogo | Hotelfrom $97
Mkunazini 1563/64, Stone Town | Hotelfrom $83
Matemwe Beach, Matemwe | 5 star hotelfrom $161
Behind Cine Afrique, Stone Town | Hotelfrom $46
P.O. Box 3546, Zanzibar | Hotelfrom $105
Paje by Night Street, Paje | 3 star hotelfrom $82
236 Hurumzi St, Stone Town | 2 star hotelfrom $159
- Total lack of professionalism
- Very average indeed!
- Disappointing and overrated