Zanzibar Serena Inn
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Arrived at Zanzibar airport where the baggage handling system was a hole in the wall that the porters passed the bags through as they lifted them off the trolleys.
Zanzibar - wow!! Collected from the airport and transported to Stonetown. Our hotel, The Serena, a beautiful old hotel owned and restored by the Aga Khan - superbly decorated …
Zanzibar's charm is legendary. One of East Africa’s great trading centres, the archipelago has been for centuries a crossroads of culture, a melting pot of influences where Africa, India and Arabia meet, a complete change of pace from the mainland, a place where life’s rhythms are set by the monsoon winds and the cycles of the …
Left Swala at 7am and drove to Arusha. We saw two male lions resting next to the road on the drive out, plus 12 baby ostrich with their parents. We also saw two lionesses in the distance and a large herd of wilderbeest heading towards the lionesses (though Nicola is hoping nothing bad happened!) We then drove for a couple of hours back to Arusha. …
Day 9 Feb 23 In the morning we met two Russians from Siberia who were staying at our hotel. Looks like they successfully sold some timber or some other natural resource, and decided to explore Africa, not being limited by the budget. Compared to us, they didn't have any specific plans and were just taking different transports to travel from Uganda …
Our last day on Zanzibar was the last opportunity for our local guide to be late, and he did not disappoint! He was supposed to be at the hotel at 11:00am so that Judy and Knox would have plenty of time to get to Zanzibar Town for their 1:00pm departure to Dar es Salaam. By the time 11:15 came and went, Knox was pretty agitated. The hotel owner …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility