TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Omuhipiti Mozambique Island
Travel Blogs from Mozambique Island
... br> will go over to the island to-morrow.
Went to view the Views on the road island, which used to be the capitol of the country until around 1930. To get on the island we had to cross a 3 1/2 kilometre bridge
using a small truck with 14 other people. Mike and I got to share a
bag of rice to sit on! The island is a world heritage site because of
the old buildings. In the 15 century it was an ...
... things on their heads and I was shocked at how poor the majority of the people and city seem to be.
At the airport most of our bags were inspected, although since I am a woman, the male inspector was not allowed to go through my things. First main cultural difference experience.
We were met with stares wherever we went in Nampula, from the arrival hall to the small bank where we got our Mozambican Meticals. People were selling ...
... walk from one end to the other, there is still so much to see! On the second day we woke up really really early to watch the sunrise on the beach it was beautiful and we watched as all the fishing boats headed out to sea for the day. We then stumbled upon a little hotel that used to be a mansion but it was converted when the city was restored. It had an adorable little restaurant where we had a wonderful breakfast of bread, jam, ...
... 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 ...