The Swahili House

Mchambawima Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Inn
Prices starting from $108.00

Travel Blogs from Stone Town


A travel blog entry by jbknorris


... make you hats, bracelets, rings and ties out of leaves and you come back with a goody back (or wrapped leaf) of spices. Also had a local lunch at the end. We also visited the site of the old slave markets. saw the terrible kind of rooms they were kept in where many would die from suffocation just because was so crammed. Explored Stone town more with its endless alleyways and informal layout to say the least. A particular highlight was one of my Swiss ...


A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... and was happy to see the massive mixture of Baobab tree shapes in the surrounding hills. The valley and terrain on the drive were stunning. We are starting to move into a more mountainous area and the landscape is starting to show it. After several hours of lush forest we dropped down to sea level and started to see the roadsides slowly become more and more congested with pedestrians and vehicles. Once we entered the outskirts of Dar Es Saleem, we were fully ...

Snorkeling and funny guy

A travel blog entry by camomile


... from Europe and Canada, also their tour guides and they were also fun; one of them was rapping so the trip got even more nice! Everyone (locals) were wondering where is that tiny Lithuania with only 3 million people and with two girls from there! If you say almost under Sweden usually it works, just how much truth it's in there ? Maybe time to bring map with us? ;)) Mnemba island looks great! But oh well Tanzanian government rented it to South Africans for 100 years ( ...

Dar es Salaam and relaxing on Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by diannemurray


... inevitable beach boys.

In the evening we walk along a sort of internal walkway which connects the restaurants and resorts. Look at a few possibilities for dinner, but settle for pizza with our group, and drinks, more Tusker and a surprisingly low, or no alcohol Virgin Colada, just sneaking it into the 7000 shilling happy hour. After a rÓre day where we actually felt we were on holidays, we managed to sleep through to 6.45am, which is pretty late for us ...


A travel blog entry by touring-taurean


... back as champagne is quaffed. Five technicians on a scissor lift. One has a grease gun lubricating various points under the wing. The other four looking on. Five more technicians on the ground looking up pointing at wing. Wafting of arms aplenty.

Finally. 1145hrs technicians clear the scissor lift out of the way and aircraft pushed back. That's about 1.5hrs delay.

It's a hard life. This is the third day running of champagne, G&T, red wine and port. ...

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