Disclaimer: the following article is full of clichés and might make you want to quit your job and move here. I do not take responsibility for your actions. A cliché of a paradise beach: the bedroom’s windows open to an ocean breeze, the pristine blue water is warm and yet refreshing. The sunrise shadows the beach with coconut trees silhouettes and the sun sets slowly in the water while you sip on cocktails. Even the name of this beach is exotic, Nungwi [nung-gwee]. Tucked up in the north of Zanzibar, Nungwi is the perfect beach for a hotel resort kind of life.
Stone Town is the port of entry to the paradisiac island of Zanzibar, perhaps overshadowed by the idyllic palm trees on the beach of the east and north coast, most people tends to avoid it. However, with so many things to do in Stone Town, I would say stop here for a spoonful of cultural history embedded in spices, better appreciated sitting barefoot on a pillow of a rooftop with a sunset view. You certainly won’t regret it. You will want to spend at least one to two days exploring this charming old town, eat your way around and sail to a nearby island to feed giant turtles. ~ TO…