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    Culture,  Kenya,  Tanzania,  Zanzibar

    Zanzibar Adventures

    …continuation from Kenya to Zanzibar post After arriving in Zanzibar, we had to fill up a form and get our passports stamped. The only choice of transportation to your hotel or resort is by local taxis or local dala-dala (public transport). Taxi-hailing apps in Zanzibar don’t work. One problem with taxis there is they charge in dollars which is insane for how expensive they can get. We had to pay $45 down from $60 to our place. The roads are good with interesting scenery. We had booked a place called Miramont Retreat on the eastern side of Zanzibar, very affordable and right next to the beach with good free breakfast.…

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    Kenya To Zanzibar (Tanzania) Adventure

    Nairobi to Mombasa via SGR (Standard Gauge Railway) If you’ve ever heard of a spontaneous trip, this one was for me. My friend Belen and I decided to tour Tanzania from Kenya for a few days. But little did we know our days in Tanzania were to be completely different from what we thought. We booked a 2:30 pm train to Mombasa the day before our departure. Luckily there were a few seats left in economy class only. If you want a first-class ticket you’d better book one at least three days earlier. The journey takes 5hrs. We got to the train station 20 minutes before departure. There are thorough…

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