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Next stop on the journey was to Zanzibar.
Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania, in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25–50 Km off the coast of the mainland, and consists of numerous small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar), and …
vandaag zijn we met een zeilbootje gaan varen van uit Stone Town; eerst naar prison island waar we reuze schildpadden hebben gevoerd. Daarna naar een zandplaat ergens midden in de oceaan, soort van onbewoond eiland met prachtig wit zand en helderblauw water. Hier werd voor ons een tafel gedekt en hebben we gelunched. Daarna een beetje chillen in de …
Our morning game drive began with Dotto our guide saying that a friend reported a leopard in a tree and would it be alright if we drove quickly to see if we could spot it? Of course we said yes and then we drove in the open jeep about 60 kilometers per hour on dirt tracks and arrived exactly at the right moment to see a leopard come down from its tree. We were able to follow it and at one point it walked ...
... traditional guards chatting on their cell phones. One of their main jobs is keeping the "beach boys" at bay. Beach boys are to Zanzibar as "flycatchers" are to Arusha. The beach is public so you are always approached with offers of tours or shells to buy. Everywhere we have been here, as soon as we identify ourselves as Americans, the person says ...
... opera group Queen, from the 80s. A few bars from some of their hits refreshed my memory: “We are the Champions” and “Another One Bites the Dust”, or “We Will, We Will Rock You”.
After lunch, we laced our way back through Stone Town, exploring other sections not on Hamad’s tour. It’s quite a fascinating labyrinth, a hive of activity. In spite of warnings about the annoyance of people trying to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
Well the hotel and spa are 5 stars... The food isn't... So if just like me, you love your food, well it's not bad, but could be much better.
The best food was at Gabi Beach: go there!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.