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Home at last

After three weeks away, a bubble bath and soft bed were bliss. I have little doubt that the after-trip downers will start biting shortly, but the trip was well worth it and I am glad of the time, sweat and sense of humour that went into it.There is a huge amount that...

Review: Zombie Cucumber, Vilanculo

Situated on the beachfront of Vilanculo, though recessed from the main beachfront road by a long driveway, Zombie is one of the nicest backpackers in Vilanculo, with a pool, double and dorm accommodation kept neat and clean (itself a luxury in much of Mozambique). A...

More Updates

There are a lot added now –¬†transcribed from a drty little schoolbook I bought in Vilanculo and have been recording thoughts in whenever I had free time in the last few days. There are typos – I know, and I will clean them out as soon as I have a sec...

I am still alive

And back in Maputo for a couple of days. Due to intermittent (non existent) internet and trouble with plug adaptors, I have not yet posted the last few days, but have them all written down in a grubby little schoolbook and will add them to the site tomorrow, with a...

Reset

I realise that very little of what I have written recently has been focused on my internal state. Stories of idyllic places and captivating people and experiences gloss over any reflection of who I am as I move through these sets at such a pace. And for the most part,...

Feliz Natal

…means ‘Merry Christmas’ in Portuguese. I bought myself a present for Christmas – a cadbury’s chocolate bar. Those who know me will find this unsurprising. Although melted and slightly old, I was thrilled that it was sugar and savoured it...