Zanzibar - A slice of (overpriced) Paradise August 26th 2006 From the Serengeti and Crater we headed towards Dar es Salaam, stopping halfway at a gorgeous campsite in the middle of nowhere, surround by fantastic red mountains. We not only got to upgrade to a room for a few dollars, but had a swimming pool and tennis court! Had a little underwater swimming contest with Scott, and only after he whipped my arse did I find out he was a free diver… bastard!.
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Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Zanzibar City Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
Originally from South Africa and Australia we have both been living in London for many, many moons. An amazing city, it has kept our attention for longer than most before and it is with a bittersweet feeling that we have finally decided to leave for the sunny shores of Australia.
We have always loved to travel and have toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe, but these have always been comfortable holidays staying in nice hotels, so it is with great excitement that we have decided to see the world from a different angle, and for a much longer period of time. The plan is to backpack ... full info