Wednesday, 23 March 2011

The Rock City: A sleeping tourist hub

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Elisha Mayallah

I was awoken by the sound of a horn from the ferry and housekeepers talking merrily to one another as they prepared themselves for another busy day at the Tilapia Hotel in Mwanza recently.

I had been in the city for three days and enjoyed a banquet of experiences, and all too soon the richness of all different species of fish delicacies, from the Tilapia hotel to the famous Nile Perch were on my daily menu.

During my last visit, there was heavy rainfall throughout the whole region. This time the worst drought in memory was ravaging the region. Many things had changed since when I was a resident here, in the late 70s and early 80s.

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