Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel

Malindi , Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Stone Town

Dar es Salem to Zanzibar - the last leg of Africa

A travel blog entry by foys_on_tour


... After that, disappointed to leave the seaside, we headed back to Stone Town. We both feel a little 'excursioned out' at the moment so we've just spent the last couple of days wandering through the city getting a feel for the place. We've been doing our best to eat everything in sight. I dragged Wayne around the shops in exchange for finding a tv to watch United on. His happiness at watching the game was pretty short lived, but it's probably ...

Road to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by jsund


... middle-class family in order to force us out of our comfort zone and get a more 'real' picture of Zanzibar. I had no idea what middle-class meant in Zanzibari, Tanzanian, or even East African terms so I tried to mentally prepare myself for the worst (no indoor toilet, outdoor bucket showers, cockroach infested rooms, etc).

I am happy to say that I was worrying for nothing. My host family has been great so far and the living situation ...

Zanzibar - day 42 to 45

A travel blog entry by africaadventure


... cave where we climbed down a staircase into an underground cave that held farm slaves overnight to avoid escapees. And then on to the beach where we enjoyed our Zanzibar swim. The water was clear and warm. One of the others commented on the diversity of our group: there were English, Australian, French, Italian, German, Tanzanian and South Africans. We were delivered back to Stone Town where Martin and I changed our accommodation for the last night, into the exquisite ...

King of the jungle

A travel blog entry by baxybird


... Or as they say in Swahili 'pole pole'). The lions generally only kill one a week. crocodiles have a big kill only once every 6 months. Life is pretty laid back out there. A lesson in symbiosis. Except when its sexy time!! Lions mating. Yes, it happened. About 8' from me. 4 times in just over an hour. The king of the jungle is an impressive beast. And a note to all you boys reading this, there ...

Zanzibar has turned out to be quite shocking

A travel blog entry by kendrasworld


... like), there were real flowers decorating the bed, the door locks, and the windows close. There also see, to be no bugs at this point. The cons: the safe is broken (Mike hid his briefcase in an unplugged soda freezer when we went out), there is a large gap in our shower that allows all the water to freely run out, and Mike managed to shock himself while he took a shower. I told him that he probably shouldn't get in the water if it was electrified....but ...

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