Blu Marlin Village
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... more practice needed!! On my side I arranged massages and got my hair braided :-)
The next couple of days we visited around, renting a scooter, went to a restaurant placed on a rock in the sea,we had to take a boat to get to it! Watched the sunset over the lagoon, chilled out over and over and prepared our trip to Peru a little bit!
With a name that sounded full of mystery and exotism, Zanzibar has definitely a lot going for ...
... catch was the freshest. They were so friendly and funny it was more comedy than hassle, I couldn't wipe the smile off my face. We eventually chose Captain George, aka Gladiator, and made the rookie mistake of not asking the price until after we choose way too many skewers (lobster, squid, octopus, tuna, chicken, etc, etc) and at $30 ended up with the most expensive street food dinner of all time. We were prepared on night two and ...
... ferry for Zanzibar under strict instructions to stay covered up and respect local culture. Zanzibar was historically a trading town and was heavily involved in the slave trade. The area is over 90% Muslim, and there is a growing demand for independence for Zanzibar from Tanzania. We drove from the port to our hotel about an hour along the coast, and passed through the bulk of the small island. The people ...
... were… if they cried immediately, they were considered weak and would command a lower price, conversely if they sustained multiple lashes, they would fetch more money. A horrible and scary reminder of how people were once treated! Slavery in Zanzibar was eventually banned after a long petition by David Livingstone.
After the Cathedral we visited the Beit el Ajaib (House of Wonders) - the first building in East Africa to have ...
... The Beach" kind of paradise with empty space, palm trees and today only, hundreds of kite surfers. I guess this is the place to be in that world. Mustaphas is very rustic and rasta but nice, although I now have to go to the bar to get drinks and actually have to pay for them. :0 This arvo we went for a nice long walk along the beach, not much to see other than the kite surfers which were cool to watch. Now time for bed as an early start tomorrow to see the ...