Polana Serena Hotel
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... sits on the bathroom floor even though we have not yet used the shower and the room has a strong smell of urine even though we have not yet used the toilet, the window looks into an air shaft and about 4 feet away is the window of another room. We can read the title of the paperback on their bed.
We are directed to the Impala Steak House for dinner. It is run by a family of muslims, has no decor or ambience, the overhead fluorescent lights flicker ...
... br> All make it to the ferry port without further incident. Rigmarole of crossing is repeated.
Driving through Maputo reminds me of Salvador in the tropics of Brasil. Squalid. Dirty. Grotty. Disgusting. Plenty of shacks lining the road. People standing around waiting for transportation. Men peeing in scrubland by the roadside.
Not exactly been the best day of the trip.
... mais les lieux publics sont dans un triste état. De toute évidence, soit qu’il manque de gouvernance ou d’argent ou les deux.
Cependant, il faut se rappeler que le Mozambique a obtenu son indépendance en 1975 et la guerre civile s’est terminé il y a 15-20 ans. C’est un des pays les plus pauvres de la planète ou le salaire moyen est de 700$/année. Il y a encore une mentalité de colonisé qui prendra une ou deux générations avant de s’estomper. ...
My internship in Maputo has now come to an end. Reflecting back on the experience it seem like it I was there for a lifetime, hoowever it was in reality only been 2 months. It has been 2 months of ups and downs.
I was almost ready to go home after just 2 days. In hindsight I was probably a little naive and I expecting a lot more support and a proper internship program with full guidelines, which was not the case.
The first 2 weeks were hard, the room I ...
... It was hard to take the smell but tasted okay. I had fun dissecting its eyes, head and spine but I didn't attempt to eat any of it neck upwards. Also during lunch the Simpsons played and they went to Ireland so I enjoyed being the TV tour guide and pointing out and explaining all the Irish things. I watched a lot of Fox TV here in Maputo, I think I am going to miss it.
After work I secured my return bus tickets for Joburg. Single only. This time there is ...