Fill in of Gorongosa and Mjejane- Johannesburg

Gorongosa Well. Willy said I had written about Gorongsa but I actually hadn’t so I’ll just skip back to that briefly. It was a tremendous relief to get into a game park and have a break from endless villages and all that we have described before. Gorongosa used to be the best game park in…

Vilanculos and Bazaruto

Anne’s still asleep – or trying to sleep. I have been restless for a while. I think she’s written about Gorongosa so I wont. We left Gorongosa for Vilanculos and the journey was fortunately less ‘eventful’ than the previous one ie no more scuffles with men wanting bribes and relying on the backup of their…

Leaving Ibo – Alto Molecue – Gorongosa

Left Ibo on an early flight – flights are very flexible. You go when they tell you you can. Long drive yesterday with an unattainable target of getting To Caia to the James White camp ( an ex Selous scout turned forester). The sun sets at 5.30 and its very unsafe to continue driving as…

Post 5 Malawi – Mozambique

Hippo Proof Boat Spent last evening in conversation with Taffy the proprietor of Norman Carr cottages. He was regaling us with hilarious local stories. We heard how there are 10 types of viagra in the shops for 1 dollar a card. He says the young men take it and hence the massive increase in the…

Post 4

Post 4 Howard and Michele were very genial sociable hosts. We really enjoyed our time with them. We spent our last day with them on one of their boats.   “ShenzI” is their dive boat and 3 Malawian men braced themselves to support a regular aluminium ladder, opened as an A adjacent to the boat, to…