I have always considered myself a nomad. I have lived and visited a total of three continents and eight countries. With my marking starting in my birth country-Kenya, I have slowly moved across the globe visiting and living in various cities-in North America, South America and Europe.
With all my travels,I have indulged myself in the very many diverse and unique cultures that have molded me into the young ever-evolving being I am today. Loving and appreciating every cities’ and country’s uniqueness, one place that has continued to steal my heart is without a doubt Zanzibar.
Zanzibar or famously known as Unguja, is a Tanzanian archipelago (collection of islands) in the Coast of East Africa/Indian Ocean. It is approximately 25 miles off Dar es Salaam on the mainland coast of Tanzania.
Why Zanzibar? I have lived in Zanzibar for 11 years. Here, so many unforgettable childhood memories were made. However, this is not the only reason I love this beautiful island. Zanzibar provides a mélange of cultures (Swahili, Arabic and East Indian), Zanzibar is also very well known for its’ hospitality, spices and very laid back pace (Which I very much appreciate at the moment)
I remember my siblings, friends and me running to the beach almost every day after school. Our house was located a few walking miles from the warm sandy beaches of Kilimani. We loved playing in the sandy beaches and especially meeting tourists (usually from Europe) who often vacationed in the local beach resort.
Zanzibar is definitely a must visit Island and I personally believe should be one of the wonders of the world With that said, here is how I’d spend 24 hours in Zanzibar.