Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins
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... I cannot".. Italian:1, Philippe:1. The score will stay at that because nobody spearfished anything, the fishes were too small, so nobody had grilled fish for dinner :-(
In the afternoon, Philippe gave Kitesurfing another try. Almost eight years after trying in Melbourne with Phil C and Phil M, the lagoon and wind seemed to be the perfect ocassion. After a small refresher about kit control, Philippe tried sailing with the board and managed... to some extent, but ...
... size-adjust: auto;">Smells: sweaty
Feels: sand flea bites, comfy zanzibari bed
We left the camp by 9:00 am with everyone saying goodbye with hugs. Our small plane picked us up by 10:00 am with a short stop in Soronara & then on to Arusha in a fully loaded 12 seater plane. We were waiting in Arusha for about an hour in a pretty small, hot airline terminal. We loaded onto a Tzklink flight to Zanzibar at 1:00 ish. It was a 11/2 hr flight & we could tell we were getting closer to the island of Zanzibar, as we saw the beautiful, torquise ...
... we visited ancient buildings constructed by the many cultures which have shaped the island over time. We saw Arabic style houses with brass studded, intricately carved wooden doors. As we peered through the open doorways, you can still see craftsmen carving away.
Our first stop was the Anglican Cathedral and Old Slave Market. Constructed in the 1870s, it was the first Anglican Church in East Africa, built on the site of the old ...
... enjoyable evening, right up to the point that the bill came and mine and Jacks tea came to $8 which I'm sure you'll agree is an absolute outrage! From here we all headed to the night market which has lots of food stalls in the square of the centre of town. This was really cool and the whole place had a really good feel, all be it a bit stonery, I could make a joke about the connection with the name stone town but I won't because I'm better ...