African shoestrings – Tanzania Day One Hundred and Twelve the last day!

Our last full day was spent just aimlessly wondering down the alleys and streets of Stone town, stopping to browse the bazaars, have a coffee or something to eat. We finished off the day with a meal at the Stone town bistro in the old dispensary building. The old dispensary building was in fact a... Continue Reading →

African shoestrings – Tanzania Day One Hundred and Eleven Zanzibar

After that sad little story (see the last post) we went further into depression and visited the Anglican Cathedral, site of the slave market. Apparently a group of missionaries came out to Africa to oppose the slave trade. They eventually found their way to Zanzibar and after its abolition of the slave trade, built a... Continue Reading →

African shoestrings – Tanzania Day One Hundred and Ten Zanzibar

We awoke the next morning, still shell-shocked after the events of the last 24 hours; our next challenge to catch the boat to Zanzibar. First however we had to change some money. The hotel didn't accept travelers cheque's or US$ or change money and the nearest bank didn't change travelers cheque's either. So leaving Sue behind... Continue Reading →

African shoestrings – Malawi Day One Hundred and Five-Six – Nkhata Bay Malawi

No sooner than had we settled in and despite our fatigue, we were out exploring. We came across a couple that we had met in Chimanimani, Patricia and Jonathan. Patricia was a short attractive French girl who liked to talk whilst Jonathon was her antithesis, tall, balding, quiet and English. They too were staying here... Continue Reading →

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