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  • Cheese,  Travel

    A Touch of Spice – A Weekend in Zanzibar

    I haven’t traveled much lately. I’ve enjoyed staying put. But when my friend GF moved to the exotic  climes of Zanzibar, I dusted off the passport and braced myself for an airport run. Less than six hours direct from Doha, this East African island conjures up images of exotic beaches and a slower pace of life. Both are correct. But Stone Town, where I spent most of my brief weekend, has history and a cool vibe to attract even those looking for something more. I have to admit, when I stumbled off the plane at Zanzibar Airport mid downpour and hurtled towards the shack that currently passes for the terminal,…