Southern Sun Maputo

Avenido Da Marginal 4016, Maputo, 00100, Mozambique | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Maputo

Police troubles in Maputo

A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys


... is still pretty weak and corruption is rife. It's also the first country I've been to that features the AK-47 on the national flag.

Walking round the old part of Maputo we had some unfortunate exposure to this. Near the old fort I heard someone say 'Good Morning' as I walked along; I replied and kept walking which apparently was the wrong thing to do. Turned out to be a couple of policemen (with rifles hanging from their shoulders, ...


A travel blog entry by africaadventure


... proofing and treacherous sidewalks (the sandy stretches interspersed with boulder hopping and the odd cement paving made us feel like we were hiking the Fish River Canyon again, the constant awareness of the many open man-holes as potential death traps, and the heaps of rubbish congregating in piles while awaiting council removal trucks). The beautifully perfect flowers in buckets for sale and fruit and veggies on carts bring ...

Maputo la plus belle ville d'afrique? hmmm...

A travel blog entry by maa3


... bus terminal, we found out that we were supposed to have our visas all in order b/c they can't always wait for us once they've crossed the border. Since our initial plan had been to drive into Moçambique from S.A. and pay for visas on the spot (you're allowed to do that), we didn't have visas prepared in advance. We decided on our back-up plan pretty quickly.

The bus ride itself from Nelspruit to the Moçambique border wasn't very long. As we neared the South ...

Bem Vinda Maputo

A travel blog entry by thealfers


... driver needed to change gears. Immersing ourselves into the local culture, we thought. For only 5 Mets each (R1.40) we made our way across town to the market and picked up our first sight of fresh food in a few days.

Our Portuguese is slowly improving. Our lexicon is growing and we can now say, Hello (Bom Dias), Two (Dois), Thank You (Obrigado) and Goodbye (Ciao!). Obviously this is supplemented by much pointing, nodding, shaking of heads and the universal ...

The Day the Whole World Went Away

A travel blog entry by pioneers2012

... to leave early. She was going back to the intern house to get packed before it was dark. She was moving in with the girls into the MC house as they had extra space with the other guys in Russia. So now Sarah has left me as well. (It’s okay I still see her in the office, Hi Sarah!) Two weeks left in Africa and the goodbye process has started already.

In other news my phone bill for July has arrived, holy ****! Sigh….

Also I’ve been thinking a lot ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Avenido Da Marginal 4016, Maputo, is near Barra Beach and Bazaruto National Park.
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