Beyt Al Salaam
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- 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 …
... souvenir shops watching the small planes with the view to Mount Meru rising above Arusha town. The flight to Zanzibar by Precision air was about an hour and on arrival we were met by a taxi organised by the hotel and taken the short drive for $10. The Zanzibar Hotel is 200 years old, a very Portuguese colonial style. The rooms ...
... amp; I went for a walk before supper to a nearby city-centre seafront park & again, lots of young men, 16 -25, all jumping off the piers fully clothed. There were more women here, but mainly covered in their traditional berkas & watching their children, the young girls also covered up. Lots of food kiosks, street vendors & bums peddling their wares & really quite chaotic! But fun to watch. Later in the evening, Chris & Noel walked to the same area ...
... this was the place, we got a wi-fi connection and connected with Dad back home. It was great to be able to share it with him, the first time he had seen this place in over 40 years. Even though it’s changed quite a bit, he still pointed to the hotel room, that was once called home.
After the buzz and excitement we continued to explore Stone Town. We found the beautiful Shiv Shakti Mandir (Hindu Temple) - hidden deep in the ...
... She told us to come back at 4:30 when they would send over the ticket...things work so weird here. When we returned at 4:30, there was no ticket, instead a piece of scrap paper with a confirmation code and ticket number. Somebody's 'system' was down so no physical ticket could be sent....of course not. So this scrap of good faith paper is our lifeline to the mainland and the key to catching our return flight to the U.S. No big deal.