Travel Blogs from Nungwi
... the famous "Butterfly Man" who sings and dances as he does it. We were introduced to this man (mad hatter sprung to mind) and up he went so quickly with just a small rope looped around his feet to help him climb. His arms and legs looked worn and the scrape marks looked like they were permanent scars on his skin. I did feel a little sorry for him because although he did seem to enjoy climbing and put a lot into the song and dance, it did feel like he was being paid to ...
... jumped up on our laps while we were waiting for our food. She settled down with each of us in turn, and purred up a storm.
We didn't have to check out until noon on March 4, so we still had several hours that morning to spend soaking up as much relaxation and luxury as we could. We went for a run along the beach, played ping pong in the game room, splashed around in the pool and laid out by the beach for as long as possible.
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... we've been lucky :-) Day 18: Nice respectable meal out with the gang last night. Bags packed this morning and said our goodbyes (except to Elaine & Paul who have an extra day here) then waved them all away *sniff*. All set to move to our cheapo accommodation (would've made a pretty sight traipsing down the beach with our backpacks in the scorching sun!) but this place has done us a deal for $70 a night instead of $98. Happy ...
... Simon also gave us a very exhaustive explanation about all the spices. The plantation we went to was founded 7 years ago and it is property of a village. All the villagers work on the farm to manufacturing spices, soaps, perfumes and lotions. Here is what we saw: - Bread loaf tree: a tree that makes bread fruit (locally call Shelley). I tasted it and it is kinda like a potato but is very plain. - Turmeric: it is a roof that can be used to make soups. ...
... the only ones that eat most of it since it is so large, oops). The hotel is also right on the beautiful beaches, has a restaurant and bar, and a PADI dive center. It is also very close to the other hotels, and we have had a great opportunity to meet tons of other travelers. There are a lot of big tour bus groups that come through and stay in this area, for the beaches and probably ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet