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Inspiration & insight from our safari experts, to help you plan an unforgettable trip to Mozambique.

Vamizi Island: Experience Barefoot Luxury with andBeyond’s Private Villas

When asked to dream up an idyllic, intimate and utterly romantic African private island holiday, Mozambique should come to mind! And if you had a choice of islands in northern Mozambique to escape to, Vamizi Island should be on your wishlist. Think miles and miles of long sandy beaches, uninterrupted turquoise waters, and pure barefoot Read More

Client Feedback: July, 2011

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Safari Feedback We’ve had some travellers recently – clients who underwent intense pressure just to get to African shores due to the disruption from the volcanic ash – so thought we would share some of their feedback with you: Dear Liesl and Jeff: Since Saturday we are back in Lima, but, though we are very happy to Read More

Swimming with Dolphins

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With the continuing summer weather in the Western Cape I am inspired to keep going with awesome Ocean adventures!  Again, I am taking to the shores of Mozambique and I am adding to it the shores of Zanzibar.  Set deep in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean both these destinations have a fantastic array Read More

Massive Whale Sharks – Mozambique

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With that feeling of summer in the air – (normally Cape Town winters are wet and grey, so all this sunshine is totally unusual) – I can’t get away from the water!  Mozambique has also been in the news a bit this week with President Armando Guebuza reflecting on the role of tourism in eliminating Read More

Photo of the Week – an old favorite!

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I was reminded of this special photo today as it popped into my inbox.  I didn’t actually know the origin of the photo until I read the newsletter (thanks to The Safari Book).  Here is a quick summary of where it came from: This fabulous image has been around since 1979 and was taken by Paul Dutton.  Read More

The New Lake Niassa Reserve – Mozambique

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Things often take a while to happen in Africa so until they are official one doesn’t like to make too many assumptions.  I’ve heard today that after 6 years in the making, a new lake reserve has been declared – the Lake Niassa Reserve in Mozambique.  More commonly known as Lake Malawi outside of Mozambique, Read More

Anyone for the Sardine run?

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South Africa is one of those amazing destinations when it doesn’t matter what time of the year you are visiting, there is always something to see!  The various climatic zones between all the provinces means you have a wide choice of destinations, whenever you wish to travel. Although June is winter in the southern hemisphere (hence the 1st of June Read More