recommended Stone TownThe narrow, back alleyways of Stone Town of Zanzibar are filled with glimpses into the time of the Sultan, of his harem and of the dhows that still sail nearby, shadows casting themselves permanently ... read moreonto the local psyche. If that's not enough for ya, then take into account that Sir Freddy Mercury (of Queen fame) was born here and thus a pilgrimage to Stone Town is absolutely essential for die hard Queen fans (kick back a couple of cold ones at Freddy's for the full effect)..Comment.almost 3 years ago. ReportBaxter Jackson
And while you're in Tanzania, you've GOT to check this place out, Lian.
recommended Serengeti National ParkSerengeti National Park is like stepping into the 'Lion King.' There's even a rocky outcropping near one entrance that's known as Simba's Perch (or something to that effect). At any moment I expected ... read morethe lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants and hippos to break into a Disney number ala 'Hakuna Matata' (something which people actually say in Tanzania). The hyenas barking and snorting about our campsite at night would have been scary if I hadn't been dead to the world from a day of living in 'Animal Planet.'.Comment.almost 3 years ago. ReportBaxter Jackson
As it's still the dry season, now is the perfect time to visit (easier to see the animals).