Samaki Lodge & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
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Took a tour of Stone Town with Charles, a local young guide who knew his stuff about the history of the town and the buildings. With Zanzibar's background of Sultanates from Oman & Persia, being a protectorate of the British, merchants trading from India, East Africa & the Middle East and Portuguese occupation, the architecture has had many influences and the narrow, winding ...
... or drink they come running to your table and say, "Please sir, do you mind if I take this?" Yes, it's nice, but a bit over the top. I started to time them and it was always under 4-5 seconds when they came running over and ask us. Just a bit odd in my opinion.
We finished our meals and head over to the pool bar for a few late drinks and some much needed wifi to update the world on our adventure. A frozen daiquiri came out like a fruit juice, but oh well we are in ...
... salty. After lunch, it was beach time. We arrived at our rooms around 3oclock and they were amazing. Harris and I lucked out and got a bungalow on the beach that was spacious, clean, and beautifully decorated. The location was quiet and serene. The sand is the softest I have seen and the water clear as could be. Old Indian sailing vessels are used, called dhows and dot the landscape. Sunsets are unreal and the beach bar has a nice, relaxed vibe. Yay, we found ...
... of their traditional songs and dances, all we had to teach them in return was the Okey-Cokey! The teacher said there weren't many kids in school that day, because at 27 degrees it was too cold! The kids were great though, we all had our sunglasses and cameras stolen and passed around, but they made sure everyone got their things back at the end.
Then we left Malawi and travelled along the lake up into Tanzania. As we reached the second city of Dar ...
... stalls offering it all from DVD's to fruits, tee shirts, door frames...even handbags and fragrances. Whilst I certainly won't go into it here, the architecture is influenced mainly by the Arab inhabitants of times in the not too distant past, although I am not too sure who would wish to own up to running the Slave Markets that shut only in 1873. Passing through street after street without getting lost was a reward in itself yet we eventually stumbled (or was guided rather by ...