Beyt Al Salaam

Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 4 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Stone Town

White sand, turquoise water and lots of character

A travel blog entry by lottieuganda

... originally all been white wash and you could tell which were privately owned (mostly hotels) as they were beautifully refurbished and looked stunning, while the rest, owned by the government, had not been seen to in many many years, though that didn't matter I don't think, it added to the charm of the town. As we continued to walk we came across many stunning carved doors, these were generally of Arab or Indian design and mostly well kept, though I was a shame to ...

Jambo, Jambo Bwana

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... stone structures. Apparently, about 80 percent of the buildings are in a state of deterioration, because they were built with the soft coral stone that gives the city its distinct look but doesn't stand the test of time. Without question, the Old Slave Market impacted us the most. The British built their Anglican cathedral on the grounds of the slave market immediately after Zanzibar ended its slave trade, but preserved some evidence of the heinous ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... rented it from somebody else. In any case the policeman didnīt let us continue our trip. Of course, he expected us to pass him a few thousands shillings. He even suggested it by saying: “You know, I could actually forgive you…”. We decided not to give him anything because it wasnīt our fault. Instead we called the guy who had rented us the motorbike. Gonzalo was pretending to be very mad. The guy promised to come and bring a new motorcycle. Surprisingly he ...

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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... the world - Zanzibar was gifted a giant tortoise. The amazing thing is that this tortoise is still alive today aged 187 years old! The island now has about 100 giant tortoises with a good breeding program. Just out from prison island we went snorkelling. It's been a few years since our last snorkel (Dahab, Egypt Dec 2009) so although we didn't see too many fish it was good to see a few bright colourful fish. We got to spend three nights at a resort near the northern tip ...

Dar es Salaam and relaxing on Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

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... and restaurant area looks fairly attractive, but we are pretty buggered, and need to pack, so Murray helps Dianne with the last of the washing up, have a last look at the beach in the dark, and back to finish packing, but the wi-fi is particularly good, and Dianne does this instead of finishing packing and preparing for the early morning start. There is a fair bit of night noise, including bell-like notes from bats in the trees, and some voices, dogs and motor bikes ...

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