Category Archives: Mozambik

African kids

Children’s faces always brighten our days. They are like torches in the dark and they always illuminate the road as we cycle. These three sisters were patient enough to let us take their pictures. Compared to Germany which has an … Continue reading

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Rural Mosambique

Cycling in  the North of Mozambique is like going back in time. The place looks untouched by the rapid growth that has made Mozambique the second fastest growing economy in Africa. When you look closer it reminds one of the … Continue reading

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In Chimoio we visit a SOS-Village

We had the privilege of visiting a SOS children’s village in Chimoio which caters to the needs of 88 Orphans. A large number of these children’s parents died of HIV/AIDS and this village which has 11 houses and 10 mothers  … Continue reading

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Unrest in the North

On the river Save we are unable to cycle any further. We received information from the German Embassy that the Renamo Rebels had attacked and shot two truck drivers and also had the trucks set on fire. A passenger vehicle … Continue reading

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Sea World

Snorkelling in the Bazaruto National Marine Park is a wonderful experience. Its a rainbow of activities as we see an array of flora and fauna. The sea has its own ryhthm that we can only dance to. We communicate underwater … Continue reading

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Learning by playing

According to UNAIDS of 2011, 1.4 million Mozambicans out of a total population of 18 million are infected by HIV/AIDS. But the unofficial figures could be higher. The picture illustrates what the government and the private sector is doing in … Continue reading

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In MoSANDbike!

This is the part the tour books never mention as they don’t expect the three Musketeers to venture here. Some of these roads requre 4 by 4 vehicles to negotiate the hilly and sandy terrain. When we try to cycle … Continue reading

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Bom dia! Bom dia!

These are one of the highlights of the day after covering great distances in the Mozambican sun. Most of these children are fascinated when they see us cycling on the road with our heavy saddle bags and bikes. They shout … Continue reading

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