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==Cities==
 
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Chake Chake - Airport
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Wete
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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Pemba is mostly muslim.  It is recommended that women travel with long skirts, covered shoulders and a head scarf.
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Pemba is mostly Muslim.  It is recommended that women travel with long skirts, covered shoulders and a head scarf.
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==
Swahili.  Asalama Aleikum is an arabic greeting that is used here.  The corresponding response is Aleikum Asalama.
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Swahili.  ''Asalam Waaleikum'' is an arabic greeting that is used here.  The corresponding response is ''Waaleikum Salam''.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
By Airport just outside of Chake Chake.
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Rarely used airport just outside of Chake Chake for small planes. Another method of getting to Pemba which more commonly and widely preferred is by boat.
  
 
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Pemba is one of the diving jewels of of the east of Africa.  There are at least two dive operators (Swahili Divers and Manta Reef) operating under the PADI and BSAC codes that serve visitors. 
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Diver's highlights include: Extensive plate coral gardens on the west coast which make for a world class drift dive
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The marine reserve surrounding Misali Island that is threatened by proposed government development, hence now is the time to visit
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The annual whale migration in July and August when humpback whales have been reported on the east coast.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:03, 18 December 2009

Pemba Island is in Tanzania.

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Understand

Pemba is mostly Muslim. It is recommended that women travel with long skirts, covered shoulders and a head scarf.

Talk

Swahili. Asalam Waaleikum is an arabic greeting that is used here. The corresponding response is Waaleikum Salam.

Get in

Rarely used airport just outside of Chake Chake for small planes. Another method of getting to Pemba which more commonly and widely preferred is by boat.

Get around

By Dhala Dhala. There are bus stations in both Wete and Chake Chake.

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Pemba is one of the diving jewels of of the east of Africa. There are at least two dive operators (Swahili Divers and Manta Reef) operating under the PADI and BSAC codes that serve visitors. Diver's highlights include: Extensive plate coral gardens on the west coast which make for a world class drift dive The marine reserve surrounding Misali Island that is threatened by proposed government development, hence now is the time to visit The annual whale migration in July and August when humpback whales have been reported on the east coast.

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