Blu Marlin Village
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Blu Marlin Village Stone Town
Travel Blogs from Stone Town
... involved in the slave trade after Arabs took over the city from the Portuguese and used it as the main area for trafficking slaves from the mainland. The town is small and has not been touched since the Portuguese days, so remains European in its feel. Now it is mostly a tourist town with lots of nik nak sellers and excursions. Another honeymoon upgrade, which was well needed as the hotel was a bit smelly ...
... right away. They were traveling in a fairly large pod, and were MUCH easier to spot than the whale sharks :) Again, with little to no reservations, we jumped right in and were greeted by a mom and baby as they swam by. We learned that dolphins are MUCH faster than whale sharks, so we had to be diligent and quick with our movements, jumping in and out of the boat when needed to catch up. It ...
... me for some reason---so I just placed it on his keyboard. Cultural experience gained--Check.
Seeing we were fading fast, the guys decided to give in and take us to the club. It was ladies night so we waltzed in to an thrumming, strobbing, pulsing dance club. The music was African dance hits and every one seemed to be feeling it. Saw two other white faces and one made his way pretty quickly to us. lol. He apologized for maybe being ...
... historic Stone Town, UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its beautiful old wooden doors, narrow streets and stone buildings. We passed by the "House of Wonders", old fortress and through narrow streets/passage ways and finally made our way to the local market which had a large seafood section and every other foodstuff ...
... stuff about the island on the way by Daniel. The spice tour was brilliant, we went to a plantation that had more spices and fruit growing than I knew existed. A guy from the plantation walked around with us picking examples for us to try and to smell which was really cool. He showed us things likes bananas, cocoa, lemongrass, cinnamon, cloves etc as well as their produce they used for cosmetics and medical uses. It made me want to live on the ...