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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      Stonetown, Zanzibar

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

      2 comments, 41 photos

      ... 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 ...

      Zanzibar Island y'al!

      A travel blog entry by victoriacronk on Oct 04, 2014

      2 comments, 5 photos

      ... found ourselves in a cute little place in the centre of town. After dumping our bags in what felt like our 5 star room, we headed into town for a local lunch. The food was delicious, probably down to the fact that the spices are grown on the island and because Zanzibar has had so many occupants in its history that the cuisine is so diverse. Once we had finished our lunch we boarded our taxi and headed for our spice tour, being told lots ...

      Stone Town

      A travel blog entry by schellenberg on Aug 02, 2014

      2 comments, 67 photos

      ... super good and then comes the main dish..also very good but a bit funny get one huge plate for all of us, with a kind of pancake on it and little rolls of pancake (first we thought they were towels for our hands!!!). They empty the different meats you ordered on he huge pancake and then you just eat with your fingers, using pieces of pancake to get the stuff in your mouth. It does taste very good but it quite quickly gets very ...

      Letter to my pre travel self,

      A travel blog entry by hilary.swan on Jul 24, 2014

      2 comments, 1 photo

      ... you are back home, mind you sometimes worse, but often kinder. People will help you and be genuine, don't always assume people are doing it for the wrong reasons. People are inhertily good, nobody is born evil. Quickly you will find that body size and derogatory language that goes with that culture is simply a social construction of the way we view our selves. Being fat, big boned, large and in charge, only means something negative if you ...

      Jambo, Jambo Bwana

      A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Mar 04, 2014

      1 comment, 40 photos

      ... there. The whipping post used to test the strength of slaves on the auction block is now the site of the altar; you can see the circular base of the post in the flooring. Two slave chambers have been maintained as reminders of the horrors of slavery. Slaves were held in these stifling hot and unventilated underground stone rooms for days and weeks, many dying of suffocation or starvation before ever making it to auction. There was also a deeply affecting ...