Beautiful Ilha

Ilha de Moçambique is where everything started. The name of the country itself comes from Ali Musa Mbiki who was an Arab trader doing business on the island in the 15th century. The territory at the time was controlled by the arabs and Vasco da Gama had to pretend to be Muslim then in order to gain audience … More Beautiful Ilha

Vilankulo

Another holiday (Xmas this time… I know, I’m dragging behind), another destination. It’s a challenge but the aim in Mozambique is to see the whole country with a few additional neighbouring countries too. When we lived in Turkey, we explored that vast and rich country as often as we could and still failed by 2 places … More Vilankulo

Praia do Tofo

I should start this post by humbly apologising for the long weeks it took me to actually find/take the time to write again here. Life and its little annoying sides and hassles (& quite a few very long, sad and depressing days after the attacks in Paris) sometimes get the best of you and you end … More Praia do Tofo

The closest beach to Maputo (if you don’t get lost!)

When you arrive in Maputo, everyone tells you about Macaneta. It is difficult to imagine the place until you go and see for yourself.  Macaneta is on a very long and narrow peninsula separated from the mainland by the Komati River (also called Incomati River). You reach the spot where you will be able to … More The closest beach to Maputo (if you don’t get lost!)