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TRIP 3 – Guludo Lodge

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16, 17, 18 Aug 2014 Guludo lodge is one of those places where you want to be with your partner. It is a lodge managed by locals, with the support of one European, in a pristine place. There are not…

TRIP 3 – near Pemba

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13 th and 14th Aug 2014 The lodge Il Pirata is very nice and Carlo and Susanna, the owners very nice people.  I spent two days relaxing, trying to learn kite surf, fishing,  etc… One thing that impressed me is…

capetosicily 2014-08-14 21:13:57

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11/08/2014 Today I wok up early and at 5:00 am  I was at the meeting point at the beach ready for a great day fishing. I brouht with me all the riggign needed to fish game fishes and I want…

capetosicily 2014-08-14 21:11:29

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10/08/2014 Today we all go to visit the “fortaleza”, the fortress built by the portuguese to defend the island. In fzct ilha has been an important place during the Portuguese colonisation.  the fortress is beautucul, well conceived both logistically and…

capetosicily 2014-08-14 21:08:05

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09/08/2014 Well, today wake up at 5:00 in the morning. I had breakfast with 5 bananas I bought yesterday at the market and I am ready to leave at 6:00 am! The first time in the hystory of the travel.…

TRIP 3- malawi to mozambique

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08/08/2014 I woke up at 5:30 today, the bike is ready with all the luggages on. In fact I have charged all the night before and asked the night guard to keep an eye on it. I go to have…

TRIP 3 – from Tete to Malawi

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06/08/2014 Today wake up at 6:00, rich breakfast and I am on the bike at 8:00! A record for me!!! I leave Tete and head straight toward the border forgetting to take a picture of the Tete bridge over the…

Namibia: Two Deserts, No Dessert

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Jan. 3-8, 2014 The border crossing between Botswana and Namibia was astoundingly painless. When we entered Namibia, we pushed our passports across the counter to the official, who took Darren’s and began filling out the requisite paperwork. The woman at…

Southern Malawi

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Another Border: Mozambique to Malawi Three days of relaxation in Cahora Bassa left us ill-prepared for the drive to Blantyre. Much of the route from Cahora Bassa to the Malawi border is one of Mozambique’s major arterial roads. This is…

Afrikaans paradijs

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Het best bewaarde geheim van Afrika is ontdekt. Mozambique, wat een paradijs! We leven al een tijdje middenin een ansichtkaart. Eerst Chidenguele, toen Barra en Tofo en tot slot Vilanculos. Picture this: na een heerlijke stranddag met een onwaarschijnlijk blauwe…

Weinig hectiek in Mozambique

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En de zigeunerfamilie trekt verder, vieze luiers en wat motorolie achterlatend;Felice is helaas nog niet zindelijk (en oei, hoe dieper we Afrika in trekken, des te schaarser worden de luiers) en we zijn weer wat centen armer maar een garage-ervaring…

Pink Papaya, Chimoio, Mozambique

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We found this place in the dead of night, actually complete luck as we drove down the main road into Chimoio through a black gate we took a left turn to do a u-turn and as the lights swung around,…

Once Mozambiquan, forever smitten

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Mozambique   (Photo: RWH) In Mozambique, ghosts of Portuguese and Swahili settlers wander amongst faded colonial grandeur, unnoticed. The inhabitants of the remote north have quickly returned to the lives that they lived for hundreds of years before the colonists…

A taste of the real Africa (Part 1)

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We always plan our route very precisely when we are moving on towards our next destination.  We planned to drive from Inhassoro to Gorongoza National Park and made sure beforehand where to stay. We made sure about 2 campsites. The…

A little paradise called Inhassoro

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The Bazaruto Archipelago much of which is a national marine park is a diver’s paradise where you can still dive with the Doogong.  With its turquoise and jade waters, pristine coral reef and white sand dunes the description in Lonely…

Bilene & Xai-Xai

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It took us 5 hours to drive the 196km to Bilene. Luckily we started early. T4A showed Palmeiras as a campsite and we decided to try it. On our way I found out that my Kindle can help tremendously with…

Heading east towards the coast

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The length of this dam wall that is also the crossing towards the main road to the coast, is  5km and they are busy lengthening it! Crossing the Massingir Dam wall The Olifants river that feeds the dam and the…

Goodbye South Africa Hola Mozambique

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We left Letaba camp a bit sad because we had to say goodbye to new friends. On the other hand we were fairly excited about finally crossing  the border into Mozambique. Initially, after phoning the children for the last time,…

TO THE SOUTH OF MOZAMBIQUE

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THE DOOR In Nampulo I swing the door open to get at the supermarket. Quickly And that strikes a blow against a truck. No, I have not seen him, though-he’s as big as, well a big truck.The door has been a big…