Blu Marlin Village
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... stares & the women certainly didn't want their pictures taken, so I had to be discreet. We picked up our luggage that had been stored back at the Serena Zanzibar & with a driver, Ahmad took us to visit a spice plantation. We falsely expected something like the pineapple plantations in Hawaii, as this was just a stop off the road into a treed grove. A young man, Edie, broke off leaves & bark from various plants & had us guess what ...
... Other than a few holding cells which can be seen inside St Monica’s Hostel next door, little remains of brutal past. The cells are cramped, small spaces where slaves were kept prior to auction. It’s hard to imagine that they were able to fit 75 men in one cell and 50 women and kids in another. Before each slave was auctioned they would bring them to a tree at the centre and whip them, this was the test of how ...
The last two days have been a whirlwind of local flavor and excitement. Obviously a guy we met in Dar on Thursday would keep his word and fly Joy over to Zanzibar on Monday and we'd pick her up together and then head over to a whole goat barbecue at a friend's house. Clearly there'd be chopped barbecued goat served that once again we eat with our hands and canines, ripping the edible pieces apart and throwing the unedibles on the ground. We'd ...
... even bites on my palms---my palms!
I met with my new friend Adil and we went to a local sports bar which consisted of a 42 in flat screen in a room the size of a small gymnasium. There were no lights, presumably to see the screen better. It made for me stumbling around. Adil ordered me some barbecue and fried banana. Apparently, I failed to tell him I wanted 'sweet' banana so I got banana that tasted like a dry ...
... find souvenir shops before pigging out at the night markets. The shopping was hugely successful and our bartering skills were on top form. It was now time for the night markets...what can I say?! We had the best night sampling all sorts of Zanzibar cuisine including: falafel, meat skewers, kebab, sugar cane juice, and last but definitely not least, Zanzibar pizza!!! Zanzibar pizza deserves it's own paragraph. What an amazing creation. Rolled out ...