- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... amazing sight. You sit up there, enjoying one of the best cooking in Zanzibar (yes, Michael made sure we were eating at the top rated Tripadvisor restaurant, haha!!) and hear the muezzin calling for prayers, it's magic! We were worried about the prayer calls in the morning (5:15) but it is actually very nice, laying in bed, hearing that melancholic call..it's only a few minutes long..
The first day we walk around on our own, of course get lost ...
... due to poor weather conditions, though. That just seems to be our luck with boats on this trip. The sky had been overcast all day, sprinkling during our spice tour, but we thought it had cleared up in time for our dhow excursion. The winds were too high and they deemed the sea too rough, however, so it was not to be. It was a disappointing blow, but we recovered and decided to save that money for (hopefully, weather permitting) another sunset boat cruise in ...
... bothered to bring our bathing suits and sat upstairs at the open air bar and chatted with the bartender about life on the island and in Tanzania in general. Our next stop was a cave that was accessible by a stairway from above. The cave went out to the ocean and was used as a "holding pen" for slaves that were destined for shipment to Europe, etc. That night we went to another hotel for supper and caught a taxi back afterwards.
... with Abdul, a university student with great English who shared the history of Portuguese, Arabic, British, and German influences with us while he walked us through narrow streets of the market, a variety of churches, mosques and Hindu temples. The markets were fascinating with every kind of fish imaginable, often covered in flies. The smells of so many different spices was wonderful. It was Saturday so many children were playing like all kids do. Beautifully ...
... or Tusker (itīs supposed to be Kenyan beer).
Day 2: October 29, 2013
Since Silvia and Gabriel had to leave Zanzibar on the 31st of October we had to speed up the whole process of planning. Therefore that day we woke up at 7.00 and after having breakfast in our guest house we met with Silvia and Gabi in the Forodhani Gardens. We passed by a few tour agencies just to obtain more information about the tours and their prices. At the same time ...