Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins
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... by the warm Indian Ocean or by the equally warm pool.
Evenings were spent eating and socializing with our new friends. The restaurant has a different theme every evening. The first was a large BBQ, the second was a Spice theme with various Indian types of dishes and the third was a set dinner of a beef fillet or fish. Guess which one we chose! It was fun hanging out with Maria, Brian, Kathie and David and all too soon it was time for us to ...
... the alarm bells in my head started ringing! We decided to go back then for our stuff and just be there early in case it did in fact just leave. We went through some very pointless security, it was crazy, this was an international airport! We wrote our own tickets at the desk that was for every company on some blank tickets they gave us. On the upside, the flight departed only slightly late (not the usual 4 hours, thank funk!) and it was only a sweet 20 minute flight to Dar.
... my bag and rushing me into another office for airport tax and boarding pass and god knows what else. I was simply swept along hoping at the end of it I'd be on a plane to Zanzibar. Sure enough, when I went in the terminal, I found the other white people. This terminal is apparently the smaller, charter companies that people use to fly into the National Parks so there were many more tourists than, say, on a broke-ass bus. ...
... they were really enthusiastic about the different spices, one of the guys climbed about 30 metres up this coconut tree and started singing, bit crazy but bloody impressive. Jess was really hungover and all I really wanted to do was to put my arm around her or hold her hand, but I knew that wasn't an option. We drove onto Stone Town in the pouring rain and arrived at what looked like a good hotel right in the centre, ...
The next morning was another early one as we are heading into the often traffic jammed Dar Es Saleem. With such an early start most of the bus decided to sleep for the first couple hours. I could not get comfortable in the seats, so i opted for the floor which turned out to be a brilliant idea as i had a few hours of some what quality sleep. I which i had tried this earlier on some of the long days on the truck.
When i awoke we had entered the Baobab ...