Travel Blogs from Zanzibar
... of cocktails.
This was a merry evening :-) We also went to Mnemba Island for some
snorkelling, a private resort island which costs over a $1000 dollars
a night to stay. You may have seen in photos as from the air it is in
a shape of a heart. The snorkelling was ok but this made me really
want to go diving again. Especially after meeting a Colombian couple
Henry and Claudia who are doing a lot of diving on their travelling
trip. Unfortunately ...
... Ferry back to DAR the next morning.
What could possibly go wrong after such a wonderful trip?
Only traveling back of course! Coming off the ferry and walking in the heat of DAR, we find the coach office. We asked if we could book the 2pm coach ride back to Ukunda. "Oh no, I'm not sure you want to do that! Stay in DAR for the night and get early bus tomorrow morning." "Why not? We cannot afford another night in DAR." "Okay, well you won't arrive back to Ukunda until ...
... world country I guess we can't have it all. A few more drinks and its time for bed.
27.11.13 - We start the morning off late with a nice breakfast buffet. The meal selection has always been nice here. We get fresh eggs of our choice, lots of fruit, sausage, bacon, baked beans, tomato and the list goes on. We decide for a lazy day at the pool and to have a late sunset dinner at The Rock Restaurant. We've been following the restaurant for some time now online, its ...
... I checked gps on phone and realized we were on the right way to the rock everything got better. And to describe the feeling I had that day is close to impossible. My heartbeat went crazy, blood pressure too, adrenaline in my blood was all over and I was scared how things will end up. Again I might sound paranoid but I can't express how you feel here, it just must to be experienced. And really once you are here the things changes. But it was still not pleasant moment on the way to ...
... 3,5 hours departing at 12.00. It was the cheapest option. The other ferries (including Kilimanjaro) cost USD 35 but the journey lasts between 90 and 120 minutes. Flying Horse, besides being slow, is also said to be quite dangerous.
While boarding the ferry a guy who was checking our tickets sent us directly upstairs to the VIP class. Just because of color of our faces they assumed we must have been travelling in the VIP class. Nobody asked us about anything or ...