Vêsó‘s latest photographic session happened last Saturday. We met in front of Restaurant Costa de Sol at the very end of Avenida da Marginal at 04h45 in the morning (yes, you read it right!). We then drove to Bairro dos Pescadores where a lot of fishermen work and where their fish is sold on the … More Vêsó at Bairro dos Pescadores
After over a year living in Mozambique, you would think that I would have been to Bilene a few times already. Only a couple of hours away (140 km northeast of Maputo), with lots of lodges and campsites to choose from, Bilene and its so-called lagoon could be the best destination ever when the only … More Bilene, a pleasant surprise
Put the fishing net in the water. Wait. Pull out of the sea. Count the fish. Share. Repeat.
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
A few posts ago, I wrote about Macaneta: We got lost on our way to Marracuene (I know…), finally found the right direction, parked our car, hopped on a rowing boat to cross the Incomati River and then got picked up and driven to our lodge in their pick-up truck. When we were there, we … More A boat ride away: Ponta Macaneta
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!)
A great option to get away from Maputo for a day or 2 is to hop on a ferry that you very easily get to at the end of Avenida 10 de Novembro on the south side of Maputo Bay. Depending on the number of people queuing before you, you will have to wait from … More One ferry away: Catembe