Ilala Ferry – 2 October

We left Senga Bay on 1st October and headed to Nkhata Bay. The plan was to stay 1 night at Mayoka Village where we would leave the cars and get the Ilala ferry the next day that will take us to Likoma Island (also referred to as paradise by some tripadvisor and lonely planet guys) […]

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Road to Malawi: Part 2

It was the 14th of September, 1 day before our 5th wedding anniversary which we planned to celebrate by entering into a new country and spending the night in style. It should be easy enough as Malawi was only 180km away from our stop in Caia (which was 220km away) and 330km with the detour […]

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Road to Malawi: Part 1

We were toying with the idea of staying another day in the greater Vilanculos area in order to go to Santa Carolina Island (also known as Paradise Island). However Clayton and I had to remind ourselves that we are on a tight budget and that one amazing island day trip in Mozambique is better than […]

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Bazaruto Island

Because we clearly do not learn from our mistakes we fell for yet another very good sales pitch to visit an island – this time Bazaruto Island. Unlike the previous dhow we would be travelling via speedboat to the Island which was 45 minutes away. We were promised the best island experience second only to […]

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Vilanculos 10 – 12 September

The first glimpse of the ocean we saw at Vilanculos was when we arrived at Baobab Backpackers. I honestly could not believe that we have managed to find a place more beautiful than where we have been thus far but at first glance Vilanculos instantly stole my heart. The problem with love at first sight […]

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