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... streets, past little shops and dodging scooters and bicycles. A quick refresh and we were out again to lunch at what seemed like someone's house and then onto a spice tour. We drove out of the town and to a luscious plantation where we were shown all sorts of spice trees as well as fruits, many of which we got to try or at least smell. Spices used to dominate Zanzibar's economy and although they no longer do there are still many plantations dotted around the centre ...
... Stone Town--and not just because of the multitude of cats. We took a taxi the hour-plus from Nungwi to Stone Town on the afternoon March 4. Stone Town is the last stop along our unofficial tour of Indian Ocean trade route ports. It is another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the architecture throughout the old city is really interesting. Unlike the other Indian Ocean ports we've visited, this one did not have a strong European presence when it was being built up ...
Stone Town is the only city in the world that is also a UNESCO world heritage site. The buildings, which are made of coral stone, and the ornate, carved doors are famous and of historical value. Although Zanzibar is technically part of Tanzania, a large portion of the population of Zanzibar take issue with this notion and want Zanzibar to be a separate state. This is partly because the population of Zanzibar is mostly ...
... dried weight) per year. The four main buyers are USA, Spain, China and Denmark. We left a symbolic donation of TZS 1,500 to the women working in the Seaweed Center and left for our hostel. We walked along the coast in order to enjoy white sand and sky-blue ocean.
In the evening we went back to the village to get something for dinner. In our hostel we met a German girl who took us to another local place. They had chips, salad, chapatti, coconut ...
... Hardly. They are everywhere. So abundant and so tame. Clearly they know they are boss and paid little to no attention to us. Except to turn their asses towards me each time I pulled out my camera. (This was not totally the case at Selous where you can hunt with a permit in some parts of the reserve). I really wasn't prepared for how calm and peaceful it was. Everything moves slowly on ...