Zanzibar is the collective name for two islands in the Indian Ocean: Unguja (the main island) and Pemba Island. The capital of Zanzibar, located on the island of Unguja, is Zanzibar City. The city's old quarter, known as Stone Town, is a Unesco World Heritage Site.
From the Zanzibar Travel Guide
Excellent value, right on the beach on the southeast coast of Zanzibar. Good food. They do not take credit cards, so if you don't have a bundle of cash with you, the nearest ATM is an hour away in Stone Town, which is about a $45 taxi ride. However you can arrange an ATM stop on an excursion to Stone Town or a spice tour. ... more
Al Hapa exceeded all my expectations! It's a small Swedish-owned and locally- run hotel right on the beach. It's constructed with locally sourced materials and immaculately maintained.The staff are efficient and friendly,and seem to genuinely enjoy their work.Delicious food comes out of the kitchen and the drinks are equally recommended. ... more
Made it to Zanzibar a couple days ago! It's beautiful. We mainly checked out Stonetown the first day since it was raining on and off. Yesterday we arrived in Kendwa (northern part of Zanzibar). Here's a pic from a beach restaurant in Kendwa! ...
Posted in Farewell Spaceman by goodbyespaceman
Our next stop post safari was a beautiful island off the coast of Tanzania. Zanzibar is a particularly special place for me as my grandfather worked here many years ago. He put Zanzibar on the map ...
Posted in Around the world in.... by Rits blog