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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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We left the camp by 9:00 am with everyone saying goodbye with hugs. Our small plane picked us up by 10:00 am with a short stop in Soronara & then on to Arusha in a fully loaded 12 seater plane. We were waiting in Arusha for about an hour in a pretty small, hot airline terminal. We loaded onto a Tzklink flight to Zanzibar at 1:00 ish. It was a 11/2 hr flight & we could tell we were getting closer to the island of Zanzibar, as we saw the beautiful, torquise ...
... map he’d drawn for us from his memory of how it was 40+ years ago). We knew that in place of the former houses, they had built the Maru Maru Hotel - so we went there looking for the “courtyard” Dad has described. We found a small courtyard, however the map didn’t quite correspond, so we ventured up onto the roof for further exploration. That’s when I realised, that there was more to the hotel behind the ...
... She told us to come back at 4:30 when they would send over the ticket...things work so weird here. When we returned at 4:30, there was no ticket, instead a piece of scrap paper with a confirmation code and ticket number. Somebody's 'system' was down so no physical ticket could be sent....of course not. So this scrap of good faith paper is our lifeline to the mainland and the key to catching our return flight to the U.S. No big deal.
... realization that our wonderful adventure was definitely coming to an end…… and we had said goodbye to some very special people.
In the airport we were reunited with our suitcases and did a very public repacking of them! We were rather early, so enjoyed a leisurely lunch and rather delicious coffee ...
... attracted immigrants from all over. Some of the architecture also reflects a Persian or Indian design as a result, and some of the late-19th-century buildings look more European (Zanzibar became a British protectorate in 1890). We laid low that first afternoon while Dennis worked, then got sunset drinks on a terrace bar overlooking the Indian Ocean, located in an attractive historical building that was the original English Club of East Africa. We went to ...