Travel Blogs from Maputo, Mozambique

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... eagerly read my blog and came to the decision that I knew how to plan a trip, especially a budget one. We walked Maputo together visiting travel agents, markets and a brilliant Lebanese falafel restaurant (we all ordered a second falafel it was so ...

A German and tiger prawns in Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

A German and tiger prawns in Maputo

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... head. There is no water nor electricity so I guess they cook on wood. One hour later, we are in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. And, we are looking for the backpacker's hostel Fatima's place: www.mozambiquebackpackers.com . We follow the ...

Maputo once again, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo once again

A travel blog entry by bgmak214

... (early terminated) back to the States. HOpefully the rest of us will all swear in successfully! Still getting used to being in Mozambique and wake up some mornings not believing it...until of course I see the huge 5 inch barata in my room (cockroach)! ...

Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo

A travel blog entry by seandrade

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In the Tropics, at last!, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

In the Tropics, at last!

A travel blog entry by aldemoye

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We arrived today in Maputo, which is the capital of Mozambique. The sights, sounds and smells of the city came as quite a shock to us after being in relatively developed South Africa - this is truly a nation struggling to rebuild and develop, and we ...

Jihaa....Mocambique !!!, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Jihaa....Mocambique !!!

A travel blog entry by riiki

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... . Een en al kraampjes langs de weg of gewoon op kleedjes hun waren aan het verkopen. Of het nou fruit of non-food is... Maputo arvaar ik als vriendelijk, gemoedelijk, laid back. Op straat veel politie die kan vragen om je pspoort. Nog een erfenis uit de ...

Back to the sub-tropics, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Back to the sub-tropics

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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... bus full of interesting scents through the busiest border crossing I've seen yet, between the capital of South Africa (Pretoria) and Mozambique (Maputo). We reached the border at 2 am and had nearly a half-mile walk between both customs. The bus arrived ...

Quick Day in Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Quick Day in Maputo

A travel blog entry by drichardson

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So after our very long, bumpy, and sad bus ride, we arriving in Maputo around 3 in the afternoon. We were hot, tired, hungry and grumpy as hell, so it didn't bode well for the rest of the day. (as a result, this will be a short blog :) We crashed at ...

Maputo, Mozambique!!!, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo, Mozambique!!!

A travel blog entry by bgmak214

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... a WEEK!!! So needless to say, I didn't mail all the letters out! Sorry! I will soon though...hopefully. So, I am in Mozambique. Where to start. So much has gone on that I can't possibly describe everything. I'm living with a host family that has ...

New Year In Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

New Year In Maputo

A travel blog entry by domjonna

... the tree lined avenues, to the independence square, saw an iron house designed by Eiffel and lapped in the latin vibe (Mozambique is a former Portugese colony so it feels a bit like Brazil). Yesterday we visited the art museum, it was fascinating. ...

The adventure continues..., Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

The adventure continues...

A travel blog entry by marrakeshtocape

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... are aso some really nice old buildings on Ilha, which has an intersting history due to the Portgese occupation, it being Mozambique's oonly island, an English invasion and possibly something Arab (remember it being interesting at the time, anyway!). A ...

Perigo!! Minas!!---Mine Clearing with Halo Trust, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Perigo!! Minas!!---Mine Clearing with Halo Trust

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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... given a demonstration and taken into the fields to see where mine had been destroyed. The Halo Trust is active in Mozambique, Angola, Somaliland, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Columbia clearing and returning the land for use by locals.  Visit there ...

Mozambique the Land of Sand, ponto do, Mozambique travel blog

Mozambique the Land of Sand

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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... this so we gave the chap some money and go on the vessel and bugger me if it did not take us to the capital of Mozambique on the other side of the inlet. I have not mentioned that they speak Portuguese, now this seem very romantic and nice however our ...

Vilanculos to Maputo, via Tofo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Vilanculos to Maputo, via Tofo

A travel blog entry by kcgunther

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... beach, with incredibly gorgeous views of the surf rolling in, I became at ease with my decision to spend more time in Mozambique than initially planned.  Over coming days, I sat on the beach, reading and just chatting with fellow Israeli, British, ...

Hello from Namaacha!!!!, Namaacha, Mozambique travel blog

Hello from Namaacha!!!!

A travel blog entry by bgmak214

Computers suck. it just erased my entry. işm not retyping it now. işm doing fine. visiting a volunteer in namaacha for the weekend. my package made it here but most of my stuff stolen. if you send a package mark it feminine products or religious ...

Inhaca Island, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Inhaca Island

A travel blog entry by whitneyhl

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Maputo is a sad city. It is very run down, looks like it was nice at one point but not many things are ruined and destroyed. The city is very dirty as well. Our hostel was digusting so we went to a hotel down the street. We had a little trouble ...

Welcome to Africa, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Welcome to Africa

A travel blog entry by tawildman

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... on a Saturday night; 3 days with my sis, getting my vaccines and my residency visa, and I was on a plane Wednesday afternoon for Mozambique.  It was very rushed and never again will I take so little time between missions.   I spent 1 day in ...

Mozambique - 2 weeks in, Tofo, Mozambique travel blog

Mozambique - 2 weeks in

A travel blog entry by jimbarnard

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... the trip as it felt more authentic than my travel up to this point. Inhambane has the same run down feel that all of Mozambique has although with more charm. You can still see the bullet holes in shops and walls that is a remnant of the Civil War. ...

En route vers les plages, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

En route vers les plages

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

Tres bonnes premiere impressions du Mozambique. En arrivant a la gare de bus, on m a depose en ville gratuitement et sans que je le demande. Il fait bon, il fait chaud et de nouveau je retrouve les memes cliches sur les anciennes colonies portugaises : ...

BVAWT011 - FQMA, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

BVAWT011 - FQMA

A travel blog entry by bva

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Maputo City:  Bustling Capital of Mozambique, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo City: Bustling Capital of Mozambique

A travel blog entry by viajesyvinedos

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... was the Museu Nacional de Arte that houses an interesting collection of paintings and sculptures by some of Mozambique's finest contemporary artists. The following day, after another enormous breakfast, we walked over to Nucleo de Arte, ...

Photo's of Mozambique, Various, Mozambique travel blog

Photo's of Mozambique

A travel blog entry by jimbarnard

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Photo's of the three weeks in ...

Leaving Jo'burg, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Leaving Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... European and are getting on my bus. The journey was pretty good - spent the time snoozing, looking out the window, and talking to the Mozambique judo team. As you do. I've been down this road before, as far as Kruger, and there's not a whole lot to ...

Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Maputo

A travel blog entry by cynjohn

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... one interminable day. Our excursion was to Kruger Park in South Africa, another World Heritage site. We had to bus through Mozambique and back into South Africa, passing through the immigration from hell. First, we were late docking. Maputo is ...

Move on, Maputo, Mozambique travel blog

Move on

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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