Travel Blogs from Inhambane
... socialise which is the whole reason we had wanted to stay at the dive centre. Never mind as it turned out we would appreciate the peace and quiet over the next three nights and would still manage to meet friends who'd been on our bus. We also could empty out wet clothes from our bags and made the surroundings of our hut look like a laundry for a few days! I used some of my Portuguese I'd learnt from Andre to help get our shower fixed too as we couldn't get more than a trickle of ...
... visibility compared to SA was brilliant, and the colour was just absolutely immense! Then after about 2 minutes after being at the bottom, there it was, a 2m MANTA RAY :) :) :) OMG, it was absolutely amazing and sooooooooo big, the instructors said afterwards it was 6m! Amazing amazing amazing. Across the other 3 dives we saw a multitude of amazing fish: a lacey scorpion fish, white-tip reef sharks, sting-ray, potato bass, trumpet fish, trigger-fish, ...
... the species originated approximately 60 million years ago.
They might be slow by sea animal terms, but for us humans to keep up with a whale shark you need use some heavy kicking with flippers attached. Swimming with this massive dinosaur was ...
... br> There they are. Standing at the top of
the staircase leading down to the restaurant, waiting for me. I've
left my bottle of water behind now, surely the kitchen here will have
a reliable scale?
As I reach Amerigo Joseph and take two
steps down past him, he says, “Two kilos!”
Little so and so, wonder what happened
to the other 2 and a half kilos?
I borrow the kitchen scale and it's two
point two kilos. I pay him but he ...
... going down. We found a rather ropey bar occupied by the Spanish owner (who we actually met on the bus from Maputo) and a few ladies of the night, who quite quickly took a shine to our group. Not sure what that says about us... Quickly downing our beers we beat a hasty retreat. On the way back we came across a poster advertising a big party further down the road with promises of a 'Brazilian Bikini Party' and a unanimous decision (mainly from the guys) was made to go and check it ...