Samaki Lodge & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
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... with girls we were invited to one guys place for a dinner. We were laughing that his mom will cook everything but he really did all food by himself with younger sisters help and it was amazing. All the national things we tried was just perfect and we are a lot, probably the best good here ever. And actually we finally had dinner around the table because usually we jut sit on the sofa or on the floor and it is so unusual, but I can't say I don't like it. And after dinner we ...
... of cardamom, nutmeg, curry leaves, lemongrass, vanilla, turmeric, cinnamon, ginger and tandoori, as well as native fruits. Afterwards we visited a slave cave that had been active until 1911. The cave was a secret hideout from which the slaves were illegally led out to the sea through a secret passageway then transported by dhow out to Arabia. The Slave Market was officially closed by the British in June 1873, but the Arabs continued illegally trafficking slaves into the early ...
... two kinds of oranges, two kinds of grapefruit, jack fruit, pineapple etc.) After the spice tour we got to eat an amazing local lunch including spiced rice, very well flavoured beef, veggie sauce and the best pineapple we’ve ever had. After lunch we went on a tour of the old slave trade that Zanzibar is built on. In the evening we went to an outdoor fish market ...
... the mainland. Arabs have greatly influenced the mainland coast and Zanzibar for much of the past 1000 years. The sultans of Oman took the island after an interlude of Portuguese control in the 16th century and trade flourished once again under the Arabs, including the horrific East African slave trade. Germany was a late comer in the European parade of colonial powers, and Tanganyika was the name of the mainland ...
... We got picked up just after 10am and we had our very own minivan. After having the truck for so long, I felt quite posh being in a vehicle!
We drove to a Spice Farm where we were taken around and shown all the spices and fruit they grow. We then had to touch, smell and guess what everything was. We started off quite well, but we soon learnt how bad we were (we are so used to things that are in a small plastic shakers)!
We watched a young boy climb up a coconut ...