Spice up your life – Zanzibar By Sarah Kingdom on Feb 05, 2023 in Accommodation, Africa, Hotels, Regions, Resorts, Tanzania
Situated off the coast of Tanzania and washed by the warm, clear waters of the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is a tropical archipelago comprised of several scattered islands, the largest two being Unguja (Zanzibar Island) and Pemba. Despite its sinister slave trading past, the name Zanzibar nowadays conjures up images of spice markets, palm-fringed beaches and white-sailed dhows on a turquoise sea, all kissed by the spice-laden East African trade winds – and happily the reality doesn’t disappoint.
Our holiday actually started before we’d even reached the island. After a long day’s travel and some delayed flights, we reached Dar es Salaam, once a fishing village, that has grown to be Tanzania’s largest city, its financial hub and commercial port
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