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Zanzibar....WOW! We took the fast ferry 2 hours across the waters from Dar Es Salaam where we had stayed the night previous, to be whooshed across the sea to an island which is still Tanzania and still very much Africa, but with a bizarre feeling, Imagine if you can Africa combined with the Middle East...Muezzin sounding loudly at prayer time, …
Arrived in Arusha after a very long drive from Nairobi. Arusha is quite scary. People try to sell you stuff everywhere and are much more aggressive than in Nairobi. We didnt stay in the city long though It was much hotter and more humid than in Kenya. We stayed at the Messani Snake Camp site, where they have a snake enclosure with lots of different …
... and I'm going through money a lot quicker than I had hoped. Additionally, I miss home quite a bit, and will of course strive to keep a positive and eager mindset as I journey on.
I hope you all enjoy the photos, ignore the type-os, and appreciate the writing. I know it's rushed and not nearly as polished as my previous passages, but welcome to the wonderful world of travel through Africa! Asante sana for all of your support and see you all soon!
Today I went with my friends into Dar for a day of culture! ... We started off by going to the village museum, where we got to see a big variety of different huts from the different Tanzanian tribes, which was very interesting. We then watched a traditional dance and drumming demonstration. Again traffic was behaving its self and my friend was disappointed lol ... We got to the biggest shopping mall in Dar where we had lunch ( ...
... bones. First stop though is the fish market. Graham and Lynne had said it was quite an experience and that should we go, we would be thankful of wearing closed shoes. Correct on both counts. There is a strip of merchant stalls selling the most impressive sea shells. One of these guys unpack shells in order of wow-factor and the last is a kind of spiney affair which looks very delicate, beautiful. It almost sways my resolve of not purchasing shells here. Apparently the ...
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