TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Omuhipiti Mozambique Island
Travel Blogs from Mozambique Island
... it is enormous with large barrack
blocks on two levels, a separate chapel was established inside the
fort. Today the huge covered water reservoir is still usable although
it looks more like a swimming pool today being 100 ft by 40 ft. There
is a huge hospital building built in 1850, we thought that it was
derelict but discovered patients still going in there. The north of
the town had lots of old colonial buildings which ...
... a car rather than a fancier vehicle, since the wealth contrast between the locals and us was hard enough to swallow. Sitting in this mini-bus made me feel a little bit more part of the environment and a little bit less like a rich tourist. Cameras were kept hidden away since it was not safe to use them in Nampula. We were always guarded by some of Lisa's (our host) crew of locals from Mossuril.
The drive was long and there were several stops. ...
... before heading back to nampula. We ended up going to the 15th century fort/castle and walking around it. It ended as more of a rock climbing excersise because we had to climb up the wall to avoid the pointy rocks at the bottom. It was quite the expedition. Our drive back was short but it seemed longer without the excitement.. This up coming week should be interesting though we have lots to do before we leave nampula on Monday Xo ...
... the mirror smooth surface of the sea. It is low tide and hundreds of locals form a train in the shallow water on their way back to the main land. They looks like sea ants if ever there was something like that.
Our stomachs were speaking to us by now as we did not have a meal before leaving. It will be a quick drive thru and then we will stop at Villa Sands for a meal.
Although interesting, we did not linger here long as we wanted to take a drive along ...
... the most confident person in the sea and as a ten year old you can imagine my fear. with full confidence i dived into the water when realizing this massive whale shark swimming directly at me...i think a ran on water! after all this excitement we returned back to the lodge to enjoy the sunny weather. our trip ended shortly after and returned home with many stories to ...