Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins

Address: 6 km south of Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 6 km south of Stone Town, Stone Town, is near Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), Hamamni Persian Baths, and Darajani Bazaar.
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      Travel Blogs from Stone Town

      Beach boys are not what you think

      A travel blog entry by jware on Jan 11, 2015

      16 photos

      ... to Adil and his friend Arnold. Arnold was a general practicioner working in Zanzibar so I had lots to ask him. :) Unfortunately, the beach boys wouldn't really leave me alone and things got a bit tense between the locals. Awkward! We left pretty quickly. Adil told me later that telling them I was married does no good whatsoever because they take that to mean I am down for a good time without my husband. Oh. Oops. Good times!

      Stonetown, Zanzibar

      A travel blog entry by wendy.batey on Oct 07, 2014

      2 comments, 41 photos

      ... and collecting shiny objects

      Maree – Silver-crowned Wren
      Call: Early morning call “How are you, how are you” “Otherwise Fabulous, it’s fabulous”
      Habits: Very social, hops lightly on rocks, eats frequently. Curious manner of changing head plumage. Frequently seen ...

      Zanzibar - time for relaxation

      A travel blog entry by amakela on Sep 03, 2014

      9 photos

      Sunrise was a beautiful sight in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. We all jumped aboard Tuk-Tuks which are little vehicles that have handles like motorcycles but fit about two in the back. We ordered 11 for our group and we hopped in for the ride to our first ferry. "bumper-to-bumper" Wilson told us. Wilson is our new guide who is ridiculous in his explanations. He knows we love him but at the same time can't stand his ...

      Day 13: return of the Masai

      A travel blog entry by tautological on Aug 16, 2014

      1 photo

      ... way of dealing with bugs bigger than your face. They also gave me a cocoa leaf tie as well. I haven't worn a tie in nearly a month so it made me a bit business minded and I tried to sell one of our guides an Equity release plan. He didn't really get it though and when I said 'you give us part of your house in exchange for cash?' he took one of the mud bricks out of his hut and wanted me to pay for it. I bought some vanilla soap instead. I plan on ...


      A travel blog entry by lorrainemorris on Jul 07, 2014

      Spent, Sunday, Monday Tuesday night in Zanzibar. 2 nights in a hotel trying to relax but far too drunk to relax. Spent a day in Stone town learning about the slave trade and having fun in the shops thinking I was indiana Jones. Have managed to get in the sea and have a swim jumped in off the boat during the booze cruise which was all good ...