The Seyyida Hotel & Spa

Old Stonetown, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Stone Town

Jambo, Jambo Bwana

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Mar 04, 2014

1 comment, 40 photos

... last tropical fruit for a long time. We wandered around Stone Town again that afternoon, to soak in the atmosphere one more time. The music of the muezzins, the bright colors of women's patterned hijabs contrasting with their black robes, the splash of teenage boys trying to out-dive each other off walls into the ocean, the scents of vanilla and cloves mixed with salt air and raw seafood on the chopping block, the veritable maze of alleys flanked by coral ...

Relaxing and Shopping

A travel blog entry by denisegerry on Feb 26, 2014

12 photos

... arms. We registered and found ourselves in an old Arabian styled room with two big beds, a large bathroom with shower, a sitting area and air conditioning. We ate supper at the hotel that night and enjoyed sitting back and relaxing on the patio afterwards. Dawna didn't have a very good sleep though because the air conditioner didn't work properly and the air from the fan didn't reach her. The following night we got it working.

Stone Town is actually the ...

Prison Island and the Market

A travel blog entry by larry.phillips on Feb 08, 2014

18 photos

... are now considered vulnerable.

After returning to Stone Town we had lunch and then went to the local market. Quite an experience with anything and everything for sale. It is definitely not a tourist market as we were one of the few white people there.

Later we played cards on the hotel's rooftop terrace and then went for dinner at Livingstone's (I presume).
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Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Oct 28, 2013

1 comment, 205 photos

... 00 and 11.00, nevertheless, the water generally starts going up at about 13.00.

After breakfast equipped with our waterproof camera we started heading towards the beach. Gonzalo rented a snorkeling gear because he intended to reach the very end of the sandy part of the coast where the water is much deeper and rich in different kinds of fish that are supposed to live in corals.

The sandy part turned out to be much shorter that we thought. Suddenly we could ...

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz on Oct 19, 2013

8 photos

... stone town is at the southern) - and what an amazing beach! The bar was near the water, the sea was so blue and calm, the sand was crazy bright (couldn't look at it without sunnies). The next few days was relax - mostly went from the bar to the beach. We met up as a group for a party on the Friday night - a lot of locals showed up to the bar and showed off their moves on the dance floor. Some local did a handstand for a whole song and kicked his hanging feet to the beat of the ...

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