Oyster Bay – no oysters, only soft sand

Photo courtesy: mwanasimba, Wikamedia.org

Oyster Bay was a short drive from downtown Dar es Salaam where Indian Ocean winds washed over the sandy beach.

I used to mooch into the Oyster Bay Hotel poised across the road. Waiting to dock in the harbour were tankers anchored off shore, lit up like distant, silent cities.

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