Girassol Bahia Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... is no way we wanted to drive those roads in the dark. The journey took about 10 hours in total, including 2 border posts and a ferry ride right at the end. To be honest, the border posts were slightly less stressful that we had prepared ourselves for. We drove through Swaziland, an absolutely beautiful, very green, very flat country, and made it to the border at Mozambique. It was strange to hear Portuguese, especially coming from Africans, but everyone at the border ...
... in Maputo was met with rush hour traffic, our bus stop starting for the last hour or so, only 2 hours later than scheduled. The streets were bustling with people heading home from work. The sun had set around 5pm and night had fallen earlier than we're familiar with. Our first option of accommodation was full, the second had become a hotel. Martin left me in the safety of the hotel foyer to explore the third, also full. We ...
... not to enter it at any time on risk of death by mugging. There were some quite pretty, colourful buildings in the city centre, but also some massive derelict shells full of homeless people. I would be very wary of being around there after dark and even in the day I felt vulnerable carrying my camera around. There were some museums I would have liked to see in the city, but I was getting pressed for time and needed to move on, so I ...
... quitterons sans vous… Vous pouvez vous trouver un taxi pour la dernière heure du voyage… Je me dis : oui, mais, comment on récupère les bagages, et quel taxis et combien?…Hmmm, OK, ben on verra
Dans des voyages, comme le nôtre, non organiser, il faut s’attendre à des inattendus… ça fait un peu partie de l’aventure… l’aventure c’est tout sauf quelque chose de prévu, il faut faire confiance à la vie et surtout à son sens ...
... then called it a night.
Getting to bed early proved to be a good call in retrospect as we needed all the energy available for the next day.
Having little knowledge of the local transport systems we woke up early, had some breakfast at what would become our daily stop in the morning on Vladimir Lenin Avenue and continued to walk down to the harbour for a good hour on some challenging sidewalks. Along the way, every second vendor approached us with ...