Tag Archives: Zanzibar

Enroute

We wake up in opulence. Five star. We walk this morning through Stonetown for the last time and stop at a shop where Murray bought a Coke the other day. The Muslim owner had discounted the Coke 100 TSh as … Continue reading

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Walking Stonetown

Before we left I had read over and over how ‘dangerous’ Africa is. We have spent almost 6 weeks in Tanzania and have got braver and braver each day. A good lot of the days here we have led a … Continue reading

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Mr. Mitu’s Magical Adventure

Murray and I pile into a van with eight other tourists and head out of Stonetown to a spice farm. Mr. Mitu’s Magical Adventure has begun! After driving into the hinterland of Zanzibar, we arrive at the spice farm where … Continue reading

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The Last Stop

Must be getting use to it, neither of us hear the 5am call to prayer today. It’s OK because today we leave and the taxi is due to arrive at 10am. Seif the driver arrives right on time and we … Continue reading

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Zanzibar

So this is Zanzibar. I imagine it is quite a bit different than it was 50 years ago when I first learned of its existence while I was collecting stamps. It has been on my list of places to visit … Continue reading

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Wish I Had My Underwater Camera Housing

  We go scuba diving today – scuba safari. Nerves, of course, but still excited to be in the ocean. One Ocean has a couple of boats and today we are 14 divers and snorkelers on the big boat. Our … Continue reading

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December 1, 2 and 3 – Money

Yesterday was an eventful travel day. Get on a plane, get off a plane, get on a plane, get off a plane, go to a hotel. So we didn’t even attempt to write a blog. Today however was far more … Continue reading

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Stonetown on a Whim

After a long process of finding a place to rest and relax in the north of Zanzibar. I started researching a place to stay in Stonetown. I thought this might be easy. There are lots of places but there should … Continue reading

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North Zanzibar

After some further investigation we have decided to search for accommodation in the Nungwi or Matemwe area. It seems that the Mnemba atoll is very good to dive at. I have found several hotels in those areas worth investigating so … Continue reading

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Checking out R&R in Zanzibar

While in Tanzania and Botswana we will be on the move every day or close to it for a month so we will be looking for some down time on the exotic island of Zanzibar. We really only have 4 … Continue reading

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