Southern Sun Dar Es Salaam

Address: 1 Garden Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 1 Garden Avenue, Dar es Salaam, is near National Museum, Village Museum, and Nyumba ya Sanaa.
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Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam

A long over due update

A travel blog entry by tweetygirl on Aug 27, 2014

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... which was very interesting in deed, including an auction for a chicken and a goat! ... It was a shorter meeting, only going till 11pm (started at 8pm, even though programme said 7pm lol, good old African time lol ) ... Sunday started with a prayer walk around the compound which was a lovely time to just chill and focus on God and being with Him ... The last meeting was another full on meeting and went on for 1/2 hour after it was ...

Stone town wonders

A travel blog entry by natleith on Jul 22, 2014

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... my way over to try a famous banana and Nutella pizza and was then made to answer 20 questions by the stall owner most of which "why are you not married, you are old" then to make matters worse he wouldn't let me leave with out feeding me a bit of the pizza. It didn't matter how often said no, shaking my head and saying "hapana asante" meaning No thanks in Swahili he just went ahead and shoved pizza in my mouth, weirdest experience i have had so ...

Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by ru.benpabst on Sep 30, 2013

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... shillings TS 15 000. We are reminded to take our passports and yellow fever certificates to enter Zanzibar. The ferry leaves throughout the day, but we decide to take the first ferry which leaves at 07:00 and arrives at 08:30. VIP tickets cost USD 40 pp. The ferry, Kilimanjaro IV is air-conditioned for VIP passengers and we have a pleasant crossing. Once we arrive and leave customs, there are dozens of taxis and traders wanting to ...

The loss and the return of my passport.

A travel blog entry by matt746 on Sep 04, 2013

... has been some guidance from above and today I think I have truly felt it. I may not be a religious man but there is a lot of good in this world if you are willing to look in dark places to find it.

So my day in summary, lost my passport, had a cup of tea with the chief inspector of police, met the pick pocket that stole my passport, had my passport returned and then spent the afternoon with the PP and friends eating and drinking local. Now that does sound stranger then ...


A travel blog entry by alexobt on Jul 06, 2013

... bit more detail about how I've been getting from place to place here. Firstly, there is the Matatu/dalla-dalla. On first appearance they appear to be your standard minivans. But not so. Actually they're an excellent cheap way to travel within a town, and between towns as long as the distance takes less than about 5 hours (or 5 miles on African roads). They operate like a cross between a taxi and a bus. They have a set route, but the ticket man will constantly be leaning out the window ...