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Mozambique is not Just About Prawns and Beer

Yes, there is rum too!

Jokes and R & R’s (a delicious concoction consisting of rum and raspberries) aside, my trip to Mozambique was surprisingly wonderful. This particular country was at the bottom of my list of African countries to explore because it seemed very touristy. My idea has always been to explore Africa off the beaten track and to immerse myself in local culture. For me it is about experiencing the wonderful wildness of it. I want unpredictable weather, potentially dodgy water sources, weird food and logistical headaches. It is Africa after all and if I wanted to visit luxurious beach resorts I could hop on a quick flight home to Spain or to the Algarve. Why did I go to Mozambique if I wasn’t keen? Love, of course. Anastasia wanted to try snorkeling somewhere in Africa and kept suggesting Mozambique. Womanly wiles and my love for the great food available in all the former Portuguese colonies got me to start planning the trip. Continue reading Mozambique is not Just About Prawns and Beer