Beyt Al Salaam
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
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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 …
... in by the 100's while awaiting shipment on the ships. There were some posters and displays on how brutal the slave trade was & the horrific conditions on the ships, where many died due to disentry & apparently ships could be smelled from 5 miles away. We moved to the fairly new Anglican Church which was under renovation. There was a lot of credit given to David Livingstone, who was a British Dr & explore who fell in love with Africa, ...
... to Dar Es Salaam. Given the volume of passengers for the short crossing, we left our truck behind and walked onto the ferry. We were then picked up at the other end by a few taxis who took us to the Zanzibar Ferry Terminal a few minutes away. After collecting the few remaining tickets and having a quick muffin and cup of tea, we made our way onto the “fast” ferry. The Kilimanjaro-3 was a modern, well maintained boat with air-con ...
... my conditions and clean those bad boys up. I don't think I could name a favourite part. I think just seeing how people live there was so interesting. Most of them really take pride in who they are and what they have - even if it's not much. You see men walking down the street in a suit, or ladies with dresses on and their hair done to perfection. And then people in canada and the US (I'm guilty of this too) walk around disheveled in sweatpants and ...
... Zanzibar had been heavily influenced by the Middle East due to trading of spices and slaves. 90% of the people are Muslim so the 60 minaret towers announce prayers throughout the days. A man’s front door told everyone of his occupation by looking at the carvings—cloves and nutmeg indicated he was a trader of spices, etc. The bigger the door the wealthier the man. All ...