Month: December 2022

Long stop @ Dar es Salaam

When we reached Dar es Salaam in December, we first went to the Mercedes garage to get the engine filters and lubricants changed and the car checked. Afterwards we stayed at Sunrise Beach Resort for a couple of days, before we left our car there for our adventures on Mafia Island and Zanzibar. Afterwards we …

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Stone Town @ Zanzibar

While in Zanzibar, we of course also visited Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City. Former capital of the Zanzibar Sultanate, it was the flourishing centre of the spice trade as well as the slave trade in the 19th century. The name “Stone Town” comes from the use of coral stone as the main construction material. Sadly the beautiful palaces of the …

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