Beyt Al Salaam
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... we stopped several times while on safari, funny!!
Once we arrive in Zanzibar Town it's like another country..which is basically was and still would like to be.. The archipelago is still a very conservative Muslim society and most of the woman are wearing the buibui, black coveralls and the most men are wearing the little muslim hat (can't remember how it is called though). So it's long trousers and covered shoulders to walk around, our of ...
Took an early ferry to Zanzibar. Arrived in the crammed in and beautiful Stone Town, after a guide failing to meet us we had to go and find some accommodation on our own. Got very lost through the tiny twisting streets and eventually found Jambo guesthouse luckily with one of its 3 rooms empty. At night a huge seafood market opens up. every stall you walk past has a guy who charms you into going to his stall as his is the freshest and cheapest! this causes ...
... country. Rather than drinking on a dhow at sunset, we visited Mercury's, a bar on the harbor, to watch the sunset from land. Freddie Mercury is Zanzibar's most famous native son; he was born in Stone Town and lived there consistently until he was 8 years old, at which point he left for boarding school in India. His parents continued to live in Stone Town until he was 18, however, so he returned for visits regularly during that time. The house in which he grew up is ...
Another lie in.
I could get used to this.
Today we're off back to Stonetown.
Arrived mid morning.
It's a lovely place but I'm fed up of being hassled to buy things.
I'm now getting irritated and I'm ignoring people.
I didn't buy one single thing and returned to the hotel.
In the afternoon, ...
... to get on the boat which was very exhausting because there were no steps so we had to pull up our body and then partially crawl in order to finally land inside of the boat. Imagine that you have to do the same thing 10 times!
We were facing several difficulties that kept us from being closer to the dolphins or even touching them:
- Slow driver. Every time when he spotted some dolphins he took too long to get to that place. Normally all the other boats passed ...