I fast. No, you didn’t read that wrong. I didn’t want to say I’m fast. I wanted to say I fast. Fast as in, wake up at 4 a.m, eat food, sleep until 10 and remain without any food or water until 7 p.m. Basically, follow the annual Muslim ritual. So obviously, since we’re kids… Read More Episode 4: Frying Nemo?
I never really understood the hype about anime. This from a person who watched Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away when she was 10 . Not only did the film go on to win Academy Awards but it is also one of Japan’s highest grossing films. After watching the film I could see why. Chihiro’s adventures were… Read More Episode 3: Animaniac
Recap: I met Naila Jidawi and went to the Palace museum. The last morning was pretty chilled out. We were supposed to meet for a final debrief at 12. I woke up at 9 which gave me 3 hours to shop for souvenirs. Make that 2 hours. (I had a big breakfast) The streets of… Read More Zanzibar: Day 5
Recap: I went on a Scavenger hunt and then visited the Anglican Church and then went on the much recommended Sunset Cruise. Meeting with Naila Jidawi: Naila is also lovingly called Mama Naila in Zanzibar by the people. She wore a headscarf and is a very influential, powerful woman who was chosen as a Member of… Read More Zanzibar: Day 4
Recap: I did the Spice Tour, had lunch at Ocean Grill’s and dinner at the Archipelago Cafe. Scavenger hunt: Our group was asked to meet at the hotel lobby at around 9:30. Since we had done the Stone Town tour two days prior, we had a sense of where everything was located with Stone Town… Read More Zanzibar: Day 3
Recap: I met Dr. Abdul Sheriff, had lunch by a restaurant with a terrific seaview and went on tour of Stone town (the place I was staying at) Spice Tour: So we were planned to do a Spice Tour today. I had already been on a spice tour in Sri Lanka so I didnt really expect… Read More Zanzibar: Day 2
Recap: Spent one last day at Oman getting souvenirs and landed in Zanzibar where we were staying at Double Tree hotel by Hilton Breakfast review: Three tiny tables stacked with food. Two containers filled with juice. I accidentally drank tamarind juice thinking it was apple juice with a zesty flavor (Tasted good so try it).The… Read More Zanzibar: Day 1