Sunset Beach Resort Zanzibar
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Today: 375 km
Total: 21,077 km
(* This entry coincides with the Zanzibar blog entry. )
With the rest of the team deciding to spice it up in Zanzibar, I decided it’s best to leave something for next time ‘round. Mzee also needed to get to Dar es Salaam some or other way, so the two of us hit the road. …
So I thought Dar Es Salaam had beautiful beaches! Zanzibar wins without contest!
On Wednesday 17th July I was ready for the 5pm pre-departure briefing for my overland tour. There didn't seem to be any other people waiting for the meeting, and the guy at reception said that it would be taking place a bit later than planned as the truck had …
... I say stranger, it did occur to me later on that perhaps as this place is so small these people have watched these kids grow up and everyone knows everyone so it might not be as strange as it seems.
An hour an a half of being cramped and hot later we were at the final destination of Nungwi. I couldn't see the beach or any hostels but with a little direction and a short walk later I finally got there. I hadn't booked anywhere but walking into beach ...
... and we said home. He was so insistent to lead us to dala-dala station that we got a bit scared. We thanked him and told that we know where to go and we don't need his help. Anyways he followed us again and when we were already in dala-dala he started to scream as crazy that he doesn't need "out ******* thank you's", we must give him money. We said no and of course confused we were just witting when the driver will start to go. But then the freak came back with other people ...
... more of a fool-moon party (note to self: include more puns in writing).By mid-afternoon we've dalla-d up to the beaches and found a pleasant cheap hostel - Jambo Brothers. "Jambo" is Swahili for "hello", and the only word most tourists know. Thus it's the name of nearly every hostel I've stayed in. This is a private room at least rather than a dorm, one I'm sharing with a couple of other guys who also have my lust for a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSunset Beach Resort Zanzibar Nungwi
great location, landscaping
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