The Swahili House

Mchambawima Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Inn
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In which I see Stone Town

A travel blog entry by ricki958


Very good deep sleep last night, despite the continually upset tummy. What I had first thought was a masto thing has turned out to be a bug of some kind, though not a very bad one.

Made a Coffee Roaster coffee this morning for Jane and myself, then we were all picked up by a driver from Chameleon Tours and taken to the airport. Bought …

You never know when the next yacht party is coming

A travel blog entry by sureimdecent


... and hilarious. That morning, I swim in the ocean- so warm and flat that it's like bath water - and then cover myself in coconut oil and let the sun sink into every inch of my exposed skin, warming me to my bones. Following on from an $8 massage, I feel like if I were more relaxed I would lose the ability to remain vertical. In the afternoon, a British expat offers to take us out on his catamaran to snorkel the reef off one of the nearby islands. It's a large and very ...


A travel blog entry by keithandkim

This is a top pick!

... the dive boats we have had over the trip, and this one was a special one. Very African and very rustic. The wood long boat, with small engine, mast, sail and creaky wood planks made for a memorable trip, especially due to the somewhat unkind seas today. The trip to the "Big Wall" our dive site today, was about 1.5 hours on some of the bluest and clearest water we have seen in a while. Once at the dive site we geared up, and all Bond rolled off the side of the ...

Still Zanzibar and dala dala's

A travel blog entry by camomile


... 75kmh and people "from outside" they were just holding with their hands to roof and standing on I don't know what, just where they found a place to squeeze their legs. And the road is terrible and where not that terrible had a lot of speed bumps and those people outside.. They were just attached. Okey that's still not everything. That's true you pay only 2000Tsh (1,1$) to drive ~60 kilometers one way, so people who wants to save money uses that. So there was a guy, around ...

Off to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by madkath


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We ate lunch in the hotel cafe and then headed out in the afternoon to wander around the maze of streets.

We managed to find the Anglican Church and then the markets but felt we were getting lost in the maze ...

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