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Each Provincial Capital has its own public holiday. March 21 is Tete's turn, and a 50cc motorbike GP takes to the streets to comemorate the day.
Richard Yiend, on the...
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Mozambique Trip Report
Day 1: Joburg – Koomatiport – (camp short of Magude)
Day 2: Magude – Chokwe – Nalazi (camp between Nalazi and Dindiza)
Day 3: Nalazi – Dindiza...
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An ancient oral tradition, 400 years of Portuguese control, an even longer trading relationship with the Arab, Indian and Malay world and interaction with surrounding formerly British and German-controlled countries...
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You're invited to an evening talk with Mike Slater (Mozman) hosted by Maps & Travel and to be held in Rivonia, Johannesburg on Thursday 28th July 2011.
Please see flyer for details...
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Mozambique: Top Three 4x4 Routes.
1. Golden Sands, Extraordinary Elephants and Rushing River Crossings.(Ponta do Ouro to Macaneta via Maputo Elephant Reserve).
The Lion House, a Mighty River, a Very Long Bridge...
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ANYONE SEEN A TOURIST AROUND HERE?
Across the Limpopo. Under the...
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So, am I really 'THE' expert on Mozambique?
This question did keep me awake for a few seconds during siesta time as I nursed a 'Café Banheira' (coffee in a bath-tub)...
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If it's 1992 then it Must be Angola
Long Ride to Kilimanjaro and other Tall Places.
Or How and Why I first Went to Mozambique - Mike Slater
It's hard not to admire...
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The most important phrase to know in Mozambique is ‘Dá licença?’ (May I?) Other than at tourist lodges, English is not widely spoken or understood anywhere in Mozambique, so be...
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See Getting there as well
When and where it is safe to drive
Never underestimate the deadly serious hazard which land mines and banditry may present to the foolhardy in parts of...
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The exchange rates for the metical against the most common currencies are published daily in the Noticias newspaper. You can also look up www.mbendi.co.za/cyexch.htm, which lists most of Africa's currencies...
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Inoculations against smallpox, cholera or yellow fever are not required (unless you are coming from an infected area). This may change due to unforeseen circumstances such as disease outbreaks.
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Passports of all member nations of the United Nations are recognized by Mozambique. Your passport must be valid to a date six months after your intended return, or your visa...
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The new site has been completely re-written using an open source content management system.
We migrated all the content from the old Forum as well as adding a host of new...
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These PDF downloads were originally developed in 2005 and are now out of date. The content is being incorporated into the main site now so be wary of potential...
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A few years ago the name Mozambique conjured up in the minds of many tourists and travelers a place where landmines lurked, banditry burgeoned, hunger held sway and road travel...
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This chapter suggests ways of avoiding the possible pitfalls and frustrations of travelling in a country where distances between places of interest are great, public transport is limited, credit cards...
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I recently returned from central Mozambique where I viewed the solar eclipse from the remote 4km-long Dona Anna Bridge that spans the Zambezi between Sena and Mutarara. This spot is...
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THE FAR SIDE.
Why ask Toyota to lend me their latest 4x4 (the Condor RV 2.4i), and then drive it for 30 hours through eight border posts and four countries to...
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The Best (just about) Of Mozambique – In a Nissan Pathfinder.
"You have come to the factory..."
I was recently at a presentation given by a pair of South African Microlight aircraft...
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you are planning an independent, overland, research, filming, documentary, business, or any other trip to Mozambique:
on your own and need a guide/driver/manager
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Welcome to the new MozGuide.com site! After 3 months of hard work we've decided to release the new site. Please have a browse around and let us know your thoughts...
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And note that Beline should read Bilene, and if heading for Inhambane or Vilanculos, at Chokwe cross the Limpopo to Guija (Canicado) and go Chibuto - Chongoene (on the...
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I heard the rumours but unfortunately I CAN confirm that, at borders and airports, is the new price for a 30 day single entry tourist visa (Visto fronteira), the...
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Mozambique Tours, Durban, South Africa, are reliable, professional and helpful; tel: + 27 31 303 2190,
Mozambique has diplomatic missions in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, the Russian Federation,...
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Known as ‘Africa’s last true wilderness’, the Niassa Reserve, at 38,000km2 (14,668 sq miles), is the largest game reserve in Mozambique. Surprisingly it has over 12,000 elephant, 8000 buffalo, and...
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Road between Chokwe and Chibuto Good afternoon Mike
We are driving to Inhambane and like we did in December 2011 we will be going through the Kruger again, then Chokwe, Chibuto, Chidenguele and up to Inhambane. My question - I read that the bridge between Chokwe and Chibuto was severely...
Nampula hotel bookable from abroad Hi Mike,
I'm organizing my travel in Mozambique (I'll be there in August) and to obtain visa I need an email receipt for hotel reservation. I'll spend my first night in Nampula (I'll take a flight from Dar Es Salaam) so I'm looking for a cheap hotel...
15 Jun 2013 11:28
Mandimba-Cuamba-Nampula-Ilha de Mocambique Hi
1) Mandimba - Cuamba: Is there any connection between the two towns?
MIKE: No rail connection but a few buses and chapas that depart 0500 - 0700 depending when full of passengers etc
2a) Cuamba - Nampula: is the train going? Less than 2 meeks ago I...
15 Jun 2013 11:22
Pafuri - Vilanculos Hi
If you do get stuck on the causeway in the Limpopo, just walk back to the boom and the guy will organize help. This ranges from a few extra hands to a couple of oxen to pull you out if needed. Depending on how much help is required the cost will range...
15 Jun 2013 02:55
malawi to pemba I have to be in Jo berg on the 28th of June so I suspect my last night would be June 27 probably three or four nights. I'm happy to connect there if you like. Have not booked a hotel yet I'm just playing that by ear so far.
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Mozguide - Trip Articles
mozman - Monday, 02 January 2012
Mozambique Trip Report Easter 2011Short version:Day 1: Joburg – Koomatiport – (camp short of Magude)Day 2: Magude – Chokwe – Nalazi (camp between Nalazi and Dindiza)Day 3: Nalazi – Dindiza – Chigubo – Saute (camp outside Saute)Day 4: Funhalouro – Massinga -VilankulosNo fuel between Chokwe and...(1687)
|In Search of a Lost Empire|
Mozguide - Trip Articles
Administrator - Tuesday, 26 April 2011
I recently returned from central Mozambique where I viewed the solar eclipse from the remote 4km-long Dona Anna Bridge that spans the Zambezi between Sena and Mutarara. This spot is so remote that most maps don't even show the tracks which lead up to it. I had expected that my little group in...(2181)
|The Far Side|
Mozguide - Trip Articles
Administrator - Tuesday, 26 April 2011
THE FAR SIDE.Why ask Toyota to lend me their latest 4x4 (the Condor RV 2.4i), and then drive it for 30 hours through eight border posts and four countries to a dead-end in northern Mozambique on the border with Tanzania, 3000km from here (Johannesburg)? This is what both Toyota and my wife,...(1637)