Sunset Beach Resort Zanzibar
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great location, landscaping
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Cinnamon, vanilla, cloves, nutmeg, turmeric, curry, cumin, tea, pineapple and bananas are all grown in Zanzibar. We had the opportunity to tour a spice farm and sample the local fruits and spices along with a cup of tea. Then, relax on the north side of the island for 2 days at Sunset Beach Lodge. This lodge was 180 degrees different then the …
... trees and a view to the ocean and Stone Town. Last time Sheryl and Pier were here the house only had foundations. It now has walls and rooms and is awaiting the roof and windows. They have the windows; they are stored at his mother in law's where he showed us. We, of course asked the stupid mzungo question...."do you put the glass in when they are installed?" "No glass, just fly wire" Pfft! Silly question! There still seems a lot ...
The thing you need to know about Zanzibar is that it's as slow as the slow lane of the M25 at 5pm. Take this morning for example. The plan is to grab a dalla up to the northern beaches (party central). A simple objective ostensibly, but one that takes most of the day to achieve. The temperature is so high and the need to go out and move is so low that it's almost inevitable that you end up sitting in some shady corner, idly ...
... and a great full moon party. When they went back to work I moved to Nungwi nearby, not so commercialised, accommodation and food way cheaper than stone town or kendwa, couple of dive centres in both Nungwi and Kendwa. Water was a nice 28C, good visibility loads of people swimming, playing volleyball or just chilling on the beach (some with cocktails). Went diving ...
... s still raining (we thought it never rained in paradise??), so our walk is more like a hop-skip from porch to porch.
Our hostel host recommends a little restaurant/bakery right across the street. And even though it looks quite ugly and empty, is full of flies and smells funny, this place soon becomes our very favorite place in all of Zanzibar! Not only do they serve great noodles, bread, veggie burgers and mango lassies, but we also make a ...