Travel Blogs from Vilanculos
... in the shallow water between the beach and the reef that runs the length of the island so we had a chance to acclimatize to the water before hopping the precarious reef and snorkeling on the deep ocean side. We didn't manage to spot the very illusive dugong manatee, although this is a possibility on the island. There was however no shortage of beautiful fish to be seen, discus, parrot fish, pipe ...
... bottle, back pack between my knees with the guy behind me's knees up against my back and Martin ahead of me. It was surprisingly comfortable, for the first half hour or so. A gentlemen who boarded behind Martin informed us that seat holders should be disembarking soon. A seat became available which he nabbed. I enjoyed the ride, the green and brown motion picture of landscape ever changing on either side of me, with the occasional colour of ...
... in northern Mozambique we even shared my first african bus breakdown forcing me to hitchhike the last 2 hours to get to my destination of Vilankulos.
Vilankulo is a seafood lovers dream with fresh fish, clams, ...
... but to leave their livestock and equipment behind and
so Mandy and Pat got their permission to take their horses. Horses
have never been part of an African's culture, so they didn't care for
them and therefore there was no opposition to Pat and Mandy taking
them. The Retzlaffs decided to move to Mozambique to start life
over, moving all these horses that they had gathered up. 104 in
total, went with them, over the border to safety ...
... Although the wind blew a bit of sand in our eyes, the view atop was unforgettable.
The last 2 days of our stay were super chill, relaxed and filled with a lot of peri-peri chicken, tipotinto (the questionable local version of rum) and fresh seafood…mom you would have been proud of how much fish I ate, or at least tried to eat. The end of our stay was only slightly clouded by the various forms of a cold or sore throat everyone in our group ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking