Travel Blogs from Inhambane
... 5 or 8 kms further down the road. Thinking that we
possibly would stay there and try it out, we had a leisurely
breakfast and by the time we fiddled around and packed up and paid,
it was 11.30 when we drove into Paindane.
Paindane was deserted. Not a soul. Of
course the holidays are over so one should not expect to see a place
full of holiday makers, but when you drive into a place that has a
full staff and bar and restaurant ...
... buoyant enough through booze and happiness. At one point, however, we thought Willem had drowned as we couldn't find him. This would have been a terribly inconvenient blight on our trip up north. Later on it was revealed that he had just drifted further down the beach in the strong current.
We eventually headed to bed and woke to a rather rainy morning with caused much grumpiness at the levels of wet sand in the tent. An executive decision was made to sort this issue ...
... in charge of cooking. you think camp food and think about burgers and hot dogs. not charlene. she has made us lasagna, oxtail stew, kingfish (didn't try that) and curry. she is amazing. barry is a typical african man's man. walks around barefoot all the time with the long hair and bandana.the weather was amazing in mozambique - around 75-80 all the time and the camping hasn't been horrible, ...
... of the dive. Struggling with my mask made my visibility very poor, it was clear enough to see huge eels, potato bass and groupers. During the dive my buddy (that’s the technical term) signalled for me to turn around and on doing so a huge potato bass passed within centimetres of my mask, my whole field of vision was light up silver by the fish. It would have been hilarious for the other divers to watch, I am sure I blew loads of bubbles and I certainly moved a few ...
... I climbed the hill to go to the beach and spend a lovely hour or so there reading and enjoying the ocean which was really far in.
Wearily, I return for a lie down to try to get some energy back. I was so itchy all over too :( Dinner time was straightforward and I enjoyed talking to our neighbours, the South African family, under the cooking shelter.