Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins

6 km south of Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Stone Town

Jambo, Jambo Bwana

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... with since Indonesia), plus Dennis had a lot of work to do, so we went back to the hotel for the rest of the day and night. The rainy season isn't supposed to start until late March on Zanzibar, but Zanzabaris we talked to said it seemed to be starting early this year, making us feel very lucky that we had such perfect weather for our beach time in Nungwi. The next morning, March 6, we went on a spice tour on a government farm about 30 kilometers outside of ...

Relaxing and Shopping

A travel blog entry by denisegerry


... Out of the corner of my eye I could see people from our flight getting their bags at the carousel. Something told me we should go check that out, but we were both under the impression that our bags were being forwarded to our connecting flight. Then as Dawna approached the wicket she noticed that her the VISA card she had been given was someone else's. She asked the people around us if she had their card and sure enough a young couple in the line beside us said it ...

Tough goodbyes

A travel blog entry by cganong

... and enjoyed the view onto the beach. Watched young men playing soccer and many people enjoying the ocean after work. The ocean was dotted with fishing boats, dhaws and large outriggers. We ate dinner poolside with a six piece band and three women singing and dancing. The buffet was excellent, lots of fresh fish and interesting spices added to everything. We watched a fellow squeezing sugarcane stalks through a press to make us juice with lemon and ginger added. ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... pain, the sun was burning my already sunburnt shoulders and we still had at least 40 minutes to go. I became so annoying that Gonzalo gave up and we decided to start walking back. On the way back I cut my hand and Gonzalo his foot from the corals. We reached our hostel at 13.00! I was so badly sunburnt. I think I have never been so much sunburnt before. This time I even put some sun cream, however, the sun was too strong. Plus, it was affecting me twice – not only ...

Dar es Salaam and relaxing on Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by diannemurray


... are running a black and white Charlie Chaplin silent movie, which is still funny. Coming in to Stone Town, the sun is behind the town, making photographs difficult, but there are interesting old buildings and a busy wharf with lots of traditional vessels.

We watch in awe as the heavy baggage trolleys are wheeled, at a very fast speed, and almost out of control, down a steep ramp to the wharf, with one man in front, one behind, and the castor brakes trying ...

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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 Zanzibar Tourist Corporation.
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