Beyt Al Salaam
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Hey there! Here's a quick post about today and our trip to Zanzibar. I will get back to Mtwara and the couple days at home afterwards in the next post (they're outlined, but not complete). But, right now, we are in Zanzibar. I woke up this morning, ate breakfast, drank some juice, showered, and packed for the rest of the week. Sebastian, Nicole's …
... to the beach to watch the sunset.
We arrived in the beach with our camera ready. Almost everywhere we saw men either playing soccer, doing push ups, acrobatics, running or doing the capoiera dance. A few moments later the sun started to go down and then a traditional Dhow boat passed by but Hubby for once didn't have the correct lense so no photo to capture the perfect Zanzibar scene! (Duh...)
We head for dinner at an Ethiopian restaurant, it was quite ...
After breakfast we wandered around the corner from the hotel and into the rabbit warren lanes of Stone Town. A hot day got hotter with the walking. We went to the sea front and wound our way to the ferry terminal to buy tickets for Monday. Then just a wandery day getting lost and going round in circles. ...
... other vegetables plus women selling soaps & dresses & men selling live chickens! Many Muslim women & men were out shopping for their food, so it was a very busy market, particularly when men on bikes & mopeds were meandering through the market & streets as well. We had to stay alert & I "saved" King Noella's life by pulling him back from being hit by a moped! Haha. Otherwise, we didn't feel particularly welcome here, most just gave ...
... plantations with ease, pointing out the various spices as we walked. Having spent a lot of time around British and Australian tourists, his language switched continuously and “innit” / "no worries mate” became part of one sentence. He kept us smiling and informed all afternoon with his extensive knowledge of the farms. In the photos below, you can see what we saw - everything from fruits and spices to plant dyes. Highlights ...