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Day 3 on the buses and Pemba, Pemba, Mozambique travel blog

Day 3 on the buses and Pemba

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Boss took advantage of my hospitality by getting up at 3am for the 5am bus! My alarm was set for 4:30, I bit more of a sociable hour, but not much! The bus was half empty, what sort of African country had I come to! Stopping in the villages was also ...

Another crap Mozambique hotel, Milange, Mozambique travel blog

Another crap Mozambique hotel

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... for 5am to Mocuba. The landscape was all very green and wooded with a few patches cleared here and there for agriculture. Mozambique doesn't have a huge population and many of the areas I've passed through still have plenty of forested areas. I wondered ...

In Search of Sunshine in Mozambique, Vilanculos, Mozambique travel blog

In Search of Sunshine in Mozambique

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... Tibet and the Himalayas, New Zealand and South America and thus there was no star gazing for us. Fortunately the skies in Mozambique have been wonderfully clear allowing for fantastic views of the stars and the Milky Way Galaxy. We couldn’t resist ...

4 days wait for the daily train, Nampula, Mozambique travel blog

4 days wait for the daily train

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... to stay here for 4 days! I don't know if it's the Portuguese influence (they stayed until 1974) but the towns in Mozambique seemed so different to anything else I'd experienced in Africa. Met Barnaby and Avery for a very nice Indian fish curry that ...

Bribed by the cops in a World Heritage Site, Ilha de Mozambique, Mozambique travel blog

Bribed by the cops in a World Heritage Site

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7 hours in a bus and then 1 hour in the back of a pick-up to get us to Ilha de Mozambique - Recently the whole island was turned into a UNESCO World Heritage site. We picked up plenty of food on our bus ride from street vendors. Guava was 20c for 30 and ...

Stranded......, Praia do Tofo, Mozambique travel blog

Stranded......

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... : Day : 214 Temperature : 22 degrees Weather : Rainy for two solid days!! One of the big dilemas we had when coming to Mozambique was whether to take a 4x4 or not. We dithered about making a decision and finally decided that an ordinary car would do. BIG ...

Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... carrots and onions emerges through the window and get wriggled in our faces, the number one sales tactic in Mozambique, smell before you buy. At Beira the minibus driver demands 100 mets (about 2 quid) for carrying my rucksack ...

Inhassoro, Vilanculos, Inhambane and Tofo, Inhassoro, Mozambique travel blog

Inhassoro, Vilanculos, Inhambane and Tofo

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... net and all, then sat down on the same chair for the following eight hours advising backpackers which transport routes to take through East Africa.  I  felt a sense of completion - 71 days of travel, 10 countries and 5000km of Mozambique! ...

Quelimane and Zalala Beach, Quelimane, Mozambique travel blog

Quelimane and Zalala Beach

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Quelimane & Zalala Beach 3rd - 5th February 2007   Silva heard of a trendy night club that was supposedly still happening and jumped in the truck eagerly trying to find the place.  The girl (I can't remember her name, but will refer ...

Spice Holidays..., In the bush somewhere, Mozambique travel blog

Spice Holidays...

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... we've sailed back to Dar Es Salaam, driven down through southern Tanzania, spent a few days on lake Malawi, and transited through Mozambique (camping in the middle fo the bush) to get to Harare in time for the cricket match that they're not playing. Oh ...

Mozambique and Boss runs out of cash, Mocimboa de Praia, Mozambique travel blog

Mozambique and Boss runs out of cash

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... . They had all been disgusted with the transport costs, but when you have a monopoly there is not too much choice. After Mozambique immigration we had another 2 hour wait before we could get our transport to Mocimboa de Praia. The 4 hour trip on ...

Moçimboa de Praia and the Mighty Rovuma, Moçimboa de Praia, Mozambique travel blog

Moçimboa de Praia and the Mighty Rovuma

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Moçimboa de Praia & Rovuma 29th - 31st January 2007   Silva was a very interesting man.  He kept telling me how he was confused that he'd let me join him.  He told me he had three rules against travel partners: ...

Still not in Australia, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Still not in Australia

A travel blog entry by hess

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Viva Mozambique So still not in Australia... Armed with a couple of phrases in Portuguese from Marcel, I arrive in Mozambique. Crossing the border from Malawi there is about 5 kms of no-mans land between the borders which is an uphill struggle ...

Nova Golega, Nova Golega, Mozambique travel blog

Nova Golega

A travel blog entry by dcm

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Nova ...

Week Seven - Tofo Beach Mozambique, Tofo Beach, Mozambique travel blog

Week Seven - Tofo Beach Mozambique

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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Day 43 - Tuesday 7 October Try again. Up to dive centre and straight out to Barra Lagoon. This time joined by Beth from the deserts of mid west USA. Nicola gets on much better with skills this time, Peter not so good. Finished by 1.30pm. Tomorrow ...

Monkey Bay to Cuamba, Cuamba, Mozambique travel blog

Monkey Bay to Cuamba

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... seeing nothing special on the way.  Now they could head South to the Rovuma river , the border between Tanzania and Mozambique.  They could then see Pemba , Nacala and Nampula and then continue West to Malawi and then through Zambia, Botswana ...

Back to Pemba and the turds, Pemba, Mozambique travel blog

Back to Pemba and the turds

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... wooden frames and wheels. Steve spotted a young Green Mamba sliding across the floor next to us at one point. The currency in Mozambique is called the Metical, I'm not sure where this name come from as I've never heard of it before. Some young kids ...

Ibo and the masturbating sailors!, Ibo, Mozambique travel blog

Ibo and the masturbating sailors!

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Made the snap decision to take the Dhow with Steve and Roberto to Ibo. The Swedes had dropped out. I'd wanted to go to Ibo originally but decided I didn't have time. The chance to take a Dhow, something I'd wanted to do also, had changed my mind. Smitty ...

Hot times in Tete, Tete, Mozambique travel blog

Hot times in Tete

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... well recently as they have been welcoming all the professional workers leaving Zimbabwe. While Malawi and Mozambique have been more hostile towards the better educated Zimbabweans migrating over. Albert tells us he met ...

The Journey to Tofo, Xai Xai, Mozambique travel blog

The Journey to Tofo

A travel blog entry by myjob

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"It's a miracle we actually fit in this cab" As I watched our cab driver ram sack 4 packs into the boot. The cab itself was typical, broken door, no seat belts and cheap. It took 10 minutes and 10 Cdn dollars to get us to our destination but we arrived ...

Tofo - Swimming with Whale Sharks, Tofo, Mozambique travel blog

Tofo - Swimming with Whale Sharks

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I spent my first 4 days in Tofo relaxing and enjoying the beach. We spent our days picking coconuts, bartering for fresh avocados, body surfing, swimming and swinging in the hammock. On the 5th day Ester and I decided to go snorkeling for Whale ...

12 Whalesharks and Breaching Humpbacks, Praia do Tofo, Mozambique travel blog

12 Whalesharks and Breaching Humpbacks

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... bay and we spotted a couple of huge dorsal fins in the water.......whalesharks!! At least 10 of them!! Now, we knew that Mozambique was famous for it's mantas and whalesharks, but we were here out of whaleshark season, so this was unbelievable! Our dive ...

Hunting for Fish in Ponta D'Ora, Ponta D'Ora, Mozambique travel blog

Hunting for Fish in Ponta D'Ora

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... a heavy heart, set off once again for the border post at Kosi Bay, and our journey back in to South Africa. The problem with Mozambique is that there is never enough time. It is a beautiful country with a gentle soul. I love her to pieces. Our time ...

Motoring Through Mozambique, Tet Corridor, Mozambique travel blog

Motoring Through Mozambique

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... $30 U.S. for a visa for about a three hour across the top of Mozambique, we continued on our way. If anything, this part of Mozambique felt even more poverty stricken than rural Malawi. For the first hour, we saw no signs at all of any type of grid; ...

Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Before traveling to Mozambique I was well aware that the war ended in the early 90's, but I was still shocked to see the aftermath. As we entered Maputo you could not miss it. In the middle of the down town buildings stood as there exterior crumpled. ...

The Islands, Islands Off Mozambique, Mozambique travel blog

The Islands

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Well, I was told the islands off Mozambique were breathtaking, but I had no idea. I think I will let my photos tell this ...

Nampula and Naçala, Naçala, Mozambique travel blog

Nampula and Naçala

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... . It had been three weeks since I'd left the coast and I was eager to get into the sea.  Naçala was northern Mozambique's busiest port and gateway to some attractive beaches.  It was only 3 hours away but the only direct transport left at ...

Naçala to Pemba, Pemba, Mozambique travel blog

Naçala to Pemba

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... night.  I was exhausted by the previous 15 days in which I had traveled all the way from Nairobi to Northern Mozambique, a distance of more than 5000 km, through eight countries, on buses, trains, ferries, taxies, trucks, pickups, private vehicles, ...

Week six - Swaziland to Kruger then Mozambique, Tofo Beach, Mozambique travel blog

Week six - Swaziland to Kruger then Mozambique

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... . Check into Nelspruit Backpackers where there is a chap called Bill who owns a minibus which he is driving to Tofo Beach in Mozambique tomorrow. This is too good an opportunity to miss so we book our places with three other passengers. We decide to do ...

The Chapa to Vilankulo, Vilankulo, Mozambique travel blog

The Chapa to Vilankulo

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Our day started early in Tofo and by 8am we were ready to hit the road. The original plan was to catch a Chapa to Inhabane and then the bus to Vilankulo. But we hit the jackpot and scored a ride with the owner into town. The bus was scheduled to ...

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