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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 …
... the streets of Stonetown were flooding rapidly. On the first day we had a spice tour. That was awesome because we had a tour of Stonetown before we went into the bush. We saw Freddie Mercurys house and the place where the slaves were kept for the slave trade many years ago. I found out that David Livingstones body was kept in Zanzibar before it went back to England. The actual spice tour was so good. We started off with tea tasting. I loved the ...
... us as dollars, what a shame. We are not going with them again or of we go they understand that we paying for selves :)). Next day we went to church and what I experienced there there is no words to describe! I was thinking about recording or taking pictures but when you are there you understand that no one will ever feel this if they never been in! Singing, clapping hands , dancing, breast feeding (?), colorful outfit and very poor church. Or actually just walls, broken roof and ...
This morning we visited the Jozani forest, a national park that is home to a number of red colubus monkeys. They live only here on Zanzibar. Our guide walked us to where a group of the monkeys were, and they were totally unfazed by our presence. These monkeys cannot digest sugar and eat only flowers and young leaves and some fruits. When these monkeys eat something that is difficult to digest they will eat charcoal as a digestive aid. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMelia Zanzibar Kiwengwa
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!
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