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“En? Hoe was Afrika..?”

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In het voorjaar van 1608 verschenen 13 schepen van de Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie voor de kust van Ilha de Moҫambique. Met 337 geweren en 1840 manschappen voerde de VOC een ware aanval uit op het machtige Portugal. Dat Portugal bestuurde…

Racen met Bromsnor

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De agent in het wit gesteven overhemd heeft ons middels een ferm handgebaar naar de greppel van de dirt-road verwezen. Geroutineerd overhandigt Marijn al onze papieren; paspoorten, rijbewijs, verzekeringsbewijs en carnet de passage. Als gebruikelijk wachten we het uiterlijk vertoon…
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Pour Brésil, dites « Brasiou »

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Nous n’éprouvons pas de choc culturel en traversant au Brésil mais nos premiers contacts avec le portugais brésilien nous surprennent. Cette langue chantée qui a pourtant des ressemblances avec l’espagnol et le français nous est initialement incompréhensible! Même si nous…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Never Sell Fish to the Congolese Mafia: Four Days in Mozambique

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*I had to save these photos as low-resolution files in order to upload them. Unsurprisingly, the quality has suffered. I’ll replace them with better versions when we have a decent internet connection again (possibly when we get to South Africa…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…

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