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SHUNSUKE IWAIさん: SIW
ハンドル名SHUNSUKE IWAI さん
ブログタイトルSIW
ブログURLhttp://shunsukeiwai.blogspot.com/
サイト紹介文WELCOME ABOARD.
自由文Creative Director. Singer. Hotel maniac. Airplane geek. Frequent flyer. Not a pilot, yet.
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更新頻度(1年)情報提供207回 / 365日(平均4.0回/週) - 参加 2009/04/26 01:38

SHUNSUKE IWAI さんのブログ記事

  • FLYING OVER THE ARABIAN PENINSULA
  • Oman's Suwadi Island on the starboard side.オマーンのサワディ島がスターボードに。Originally this could be my midnight snack, but due to an 8-hour delay, this is now my proper breakfast.元々これは深夜の夜食のはずだったが、8時間のディレイのせいでちゃんとした朝食になった。Fast Track card for the arrival at Abu Dhabi International. Nice one.アブダビ国際空港到着時のファーストトラックカード。なかなか良 [続きを読む]
  • 8-HOUR DELAY
  • The seventh leg of this trip. After an 8-hour delay, now it's time to leave Muscat. So good to be in the cabin.この旅の7レグ目。8時間のディレイを経て、ついにマスカットを離れる。キャビンに入れて嬉しい。And so nice to see my Remowa One is properly being loaded onto my 737-800.そして、僕のリモワ・ワンが僕の乗る737-800にしっかりと積み込まれるのが見えて嬉しい。Airborne, at last. Bye, Oman. Pedal (actua [続きを読む]
  • MUSCAT BIRDS
  • Bird-watching time on the tarmac at Muscat International.マスカット国際空港のターマックでバードウォッチング。A very young Omani bird. A 737-800 delivered in 2017.とても若いオマーン機。2017年にデリバーされた737-800。Pakistan International's A320. She was formerly an AirAsia bird.このパキのA320は以前エアアジアにいた。From Sri Lanka. It's not the A321 but the A321neo. A decal beneath cockpit windows [続きを読む]
  • STUCK IN MUSCAT
  • Originally my connecting Oman Air flight to Abu Dhabi was supposed to depart at 2AM. But due to heavy fog around Abu Dhabi Interna
    tional, the flight will be hugely delayed. Thankfully, I can use Oman Air's lounge, which is relatively cozy and has a good s
    election of foods, as my napping room.もともと僕が乗るアブダビ行きのオマーン・エアの接続便は午前2時
    発の予定だった。しかし、アブダビ国際空港周辺の [続きを読む]
  • CAPITAL TO CAPITAL
  • The sixth leg of this trip. Flying from Zanzibar, which was once the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, to Muscat, the current capi
    tal of Oman, on a 737-800 operated by Oman Air.この旅の6レグ目。かつてオマーンの首都だったザンジバルか
    ら、オマーンの現在の首都であるマスカットまで、オマーン・エアの737-800で飛ぶ。Glad to see they ar
    e surely loading my Remowa One onto the plane.僕のリモワ・ワンが無事積み [続きを読む]
  • ABEID AMANI KARUME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  • Saying goodbye to Zanzibar at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport. Check out these old school scales.アベイド・アマニ・カルメ国際空港でザンジバルにさよなら。クラシックな秤に注目。Spent a little time at the tiny business class lounge upstairs.階上の小さなビジネスクラスラウンジで少しだけ時間をつぶす。A quick birding before my boarding. Fly Dubai's 737-800 is taxiing down in front of me.搭乗前に [続きを読む]
  • THE ROCK
  • For sure, this is one of the most instagrammable spots in the world. I had lunch at a restaurant which sits on a rock in the India
    n Ocean. It has the same name as a famous Hollywood star, and is located in front of Michanwi Pingwe beach on the east coast of Za
    nzibar Island.間違いなく、世界で最もインスタグラマブルなスポットの一つだろう。ザンジバル島
    の東にあるミチャンヴィ・ピングウェビーチの前、イン [続きを読む]
  • PINGWE AND DONGWE
  • I continue my road trip across Zanzibar Island in a rented RAV4.レンタルしたRAV4を運転して、ザンジバルでのロードトリップを続ける。This car seems to have belonged to an owner in Japan's Kansai region.このクルマは、かつて関西のどこかで使われていたらしい。Today, I came to the area around Pingwe and Dongwe―villages on the Michamvi Peninsula in the east of the Island. I could find another collection o [続きを読む]
  • COFFEE AT ZANZIBAR SERENA
  • Back in Stone Town and had an afternoon coffee at the bar in Zanzibar Serena Hotel located next to Park Hyatt I'm staying at.
    Nairobi-based Serena Hotels is an interesting hotel chain that has many properties not only in East African countries such as Ken
    ya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, but also in three South/Central Asian countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.ストーン
    タウンに戻って、泊ま [続きを読む]
  • ZANZIBAR BEACHES
  • Driving fom Nungwi, the northernmost village on Zanzibar Island, to the east coast. Miles and miles and miles of untouched beaches
    where you see only locals.ザンジバル島の一番北にあるヌングイの村から、東の海岸沿いをドライブ。
    地元の人しか見かけない、手つかずのビーチがずっとずっとずっと続く。 [続きを読む]
  • DOUBLE TREE RESORT BY HILTON HOTEL ZANZIBAR - NUNGWI
  • I didn't know there was a hotel which belongs to one of major US hotel chains at the end of a dirt road with a lot of pothole
    s on the northernmost tip of Zanzibar Island.ザンジバル島の北端にある、穴ぼこだらけの未舗装の道の終点
    に、アメリカの主要ホテルチェーンの一つに属するホテルがあるなんて知らなかった。Familiar brand
    name means I can have a proper lunch and a clean bathroom there. So I walked in. [続きを読む]
  • THE AFRICAN RAV4
  • Since it's difficult to use public buses in Zanzibar, if you like to get out of Stone Town to explore the rest of the island,
    the best way is driving yourself. So I dropped by a travel agency to rent a car and got the Japanese domestic version of the 2nd-
    gen Toyota RAV4. It was tired, but came with proven Toyota quality that was tough enough to deal with rough island roads.ザンジ
    バルでは公共バスが [続きを読む]
  • STONE TOWN AFTER DARK
  • One night, a part of Stone Town completely lost power. When it happened, I was sitting at the table on the restaurant terrace in t
    he middle of the affected area. So once my dinner was served in pitch darkness, I turned on the flashlight on my iPhone to confirm
    what I was eating. It added another layer of exotic flavor to my dishes.ある夜、ストーンタウンの一部が完全に停
    電した。その時僕は、影響を受 [続きを読む]
  • WALKING IN STONE TOWN PART4
  • In the 16th century, the Portuguese came to this island. Then, Zanzibar become a part of Oman and Oman's ruler Sayyid Said bi
    n Sultan Al-Said moved his capital from Muscat to Stone Town (maybe that's the reason why Oman Air has a direct flight to Zan
    zibar, which made it possible for me to fly here from Abu Dhabi smoothly). After the Anglo-Zanzibar War in 1896, which lasted betw
    een 38 and 45 minute [続きを読む]
  • WALKING IN STONE TOWN PART3
  • Strolled through the maze...迷路を歩き回り・・・walked past the post office built in 1906...1906年に建てられた郵便局の前を通って・・・checked out Darajani Market, the main bazaar in Stone Town,...ストーンタウンの台所、ダラジャニ市場を見物したら・・・...and stopped at an oceanfront cafe with a view to rest my weary feet.足が疲れたので、眺めの良いオーシャンフロントのカフェで休憩。 [続きを読む]
  • WALKING IN STONE TOWN PART1
  • Time to start my self-guided tour of Stone Town, the old town of Zanzibar City.ザンジバルシティのオールドタウンであるストーンタウンの街歩きを始める。This unique building with a one-way traffic road tunnel and a cafe, which sits between Park Hyatt and Old Fort, is a recognizable landmark in central Stone Town. And the area around it always becomes the starting point for my exploration whether I wal [続きを読む]
  • PARK HYATT ZANZIBAR PART4
  • After exploring the darkness in Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City, I finish off my day at this cozy bar. Of course, not wi
    th alcohol, but with a glass of cold iced coffee.ザンジバルシティの旧市街、ストーンタウンの暗闇の中を歩
    き回った後は、居心地が良いこのバーで一日を終える。もちろん酒ではなく、冷えたアイスコー
    ヒーを飲みながら。 [続きを読む]
  • PARK HYATT ZANZIBAR PART3
  • My room's balcony is the best place to enjoy some stunts performed by local youths.部屋のバルコニーは、地元の若者たちのアクロバットを鑑賞するのに最適。And hotel's terrace is the best place to enjoy African sunsets.そしてホテルのテラスは、アフリカの夕陽を鑑賞するのに最適。 [続きを読む]
  • PARK HYATT ZANZIBAR PART2
  • You can always feel the pleasant ocean breeze blowing across the light-filled lobby and terrace. However, if the breeze turns into
    stronger winds, it's a sign that tells a squall is coming.光にあふれたロビーやテラスでは、いつでも心地
    良い海の風を感じることができる。しかし、その風がだんだん強くなってきたら、やがてスコー
    ルがやって来る。 [続きを読む]
  • PARK HYATT ZANZIBAR PART1
  • This hotel is one of the reasons why I came all the way to Zanzibar via Ho Chi Minh City, Sydney, Abu Dhabi, and Muscat. They gave
    me a true ocean/beach front room with a private balcony. The entire hotel has a nice relaxed atmosphere, and I felt like I checke
    d in a local high-end hotel rather than a hotel whose brand is familiar in Nishi Shinjuku, Gangnam, and Manhattan.ホーチミン
    シティ、シドニー [続きを読む]
  • ENROUTE TO ZANZIBAR
  • Street art of Oman seen from the sky.空からオマーンのストリートアートを見る。"Remaining Time to Prayer"「次の礼拝までの残り時間」My midnight snack.今宵の夜食。Landed at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar, the birthplace of Freddie Mercury.フレディ・マーキュリー生誕の地、ザンジバルのアベイド・アマニ・カルメ国際空港に到着。The terminal building looks primitive. I need to get a visa [続きを読む]
  • MY FIRST OMAN AIR FLIGHT
  • The fifth leg of this trip: flying to Zanzibar on a Boeing 737-900 operated by Oman Air. This is my first Oman Air flight.この旅の5レグ目。オマーン・エアのボーイング737-900でザンジバルへ向かう。オマーン・エアで飛ぶのは初めて。Another Omani 737, a 737-800, is sitting next to us. I like the remote gate in the evening.また別のオマーンの737が隣にいる。こちらは737-800。夜の沖止めは良い。Sub-Saharan Afr [続きを読む]
  • 3 HOURS IN OMAN
  • Landed at Muscat International in the capital of Oman. Business class passengers can ride a dedicated ramp bus to the terminal.オマーンの首都、マスカットにあるマスカット国際空港にランディング。ビジネスクラスの客は専用のランプバスでターミナルまで送ってもらえる。Three-hour transit doesn't give me enough time to enter the country. Therefore, Oman Air's business class lounge is only Oman I know so far [続きを読む]