Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
- Room service
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On April 9th, I took a plane to Zanzibar to end my adventure through Africa. I arrived at the airport at 1:45 in the afternoon. I planned two whole days to be in this beautiful city. The airport was a very nice size, and was filled with people. The people dressed casual just like in the other places I visited. I took a taxi, and headed off to the …
... usual array of rainbow coloured tropical fish. Eventually- and with the assistance of a Tanzanian boy with beautifully fine features - I learn to dive deeper, pushing my body down vertically until the water turns cold, my lungs are burning and my ears feel like they're going to burst. It's a truly bizarre and magnificent thing to see the surface of the water above me- to rush towards the sun's image as I gasp for air. Sitting on the nets on the back of the boat afterwards, I ...
... the dive boats we have had over the trip, and this one was a special one. Very African and very rustic. The wood long boat, with small engine, mast, sail and creaky wood planks made for a memorable trip, especially due to the somewhat unkind seas today. The trip to the "Big Wall" our dive site today, was about 1.5 hours on some of the bluest and clearest water we have seen in a while. Once at the dive site we geared up, and all Bond rolled off the side of the ...
... quite well the day before and were offered a private tour for USD 35 per person.
The agency picked us up at 5.35 at our hotel. It was a little bit chaotic because my cellphone stopped working and turned off during the night, thus the alarm clock didnīt wake us up at 5.00 as originally planned and we overslept. We woke up at 5.25 only because of the traditional call to prayer.
We headed to a small village situated in the south-east from Stone ...
... area they knew to tell just to "GET IN THE WATA". The other four were kind of apprehensive at first, but as soon as the boat guys yelled, I was in so fast haha. I was the only one who went in on the first sighting. After I saw those fins, I was so excited. I didnt see any dolphins under water the first time I jumped, and it was quite a trek back to the boat it was super hard to swim. But the second jump....I saw them. I was so in awe. One swam right passed me on my right ...