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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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Our visit at the german embassy in Maputo

We met the German Embassador, Ulrich Klockner in Maputo who  invited us for lunch and gave us some great insights about Mozambique and its connection to Germany. He was interested in our project and gave us invaluable assistance on contact … Continue reading

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Slowly out of Swaziland

To get to Mozambique we needed to pass the Lumbombo mountains. We knew that we will have to pass a mountain but were not prepared for the wind. The Chameleon also had a journey of his own but he or … Continue reading

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In the Hlane Nationalpark

It was a nice break from cycling for just half a day to visit Hlane Game Reserve. Looking at these majestic beasts which are said to be related to the Dinosaurs is amazing. The Rhino is an endangered species and … Continue reading

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Beware!!!

The sign board saying “Cyclists and Pedestrians beware of  Lion and Elephants ” was quite hidden from the long grass and I wonder why no has cleared the overgrowth. We laughed about it but then again  we still had another … Continue reading

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