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Greenland Scholarship 2013 and why I am the right person for it.

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 29 Jun 2013 | By zulevuuren | Views [521]

Capturing a fleeting moment,travel,discovery,the adrenalin rush of braving the unknown.This makes me feel alive.I hunger to see the beauty of our world in every form,to bear witness to our changing environment.I’ve decided to leave my world behind ... Read more >

Tags: 2013, entry, greenland, johannesburg, mozambique, scholarship, south africa, south america, vuuren, zule

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

MOZAMBIQUE | Sun, 13 Jan 2013 | By angelluminate | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Storytelling is my passion, combined with a firm belief in the power of stories to inspire positive change. Working as a freelance reporter in China (and previously based in Brazil, France and Australia), I thrive on the challenge of accessing difficult-... Read more >
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Tags: mozambique, travel photography scholarship 2012

Becoming a local expert

MOZAMBIQUE | Sun, 13 May 2012 | By pmok | Views [494]

Six weeks into my program at Mozambique, and now there are only two volunteers from the April group, me and L.  The May volunteers, 9 total, have been here for a week and are settling in.  It's another diverse group:  3 Americans, 2 Brits, 2 Swiss, 1 ... Read more >

Tags: mozambique, ocean safari, plankton, tofo

Midterm Report

MOZAMBIQUE | Tue, 1 May 2012 | By pmok | Views [1086]

African time may seem to crawl, but in the blink of an eye, my African journey is halfway over, and most volunteers who started with me have left. Good times really pass by quickly. The second half of April was a routine of alternating dives ... Read more >

Tags: barra, manta ray, mozambique, tofo, whale shark

The Whale Shark that was there but not for Me

MOZAMBIQUE | Tue, 10 Apr 2012 | By pmok | Views [333]

In addition to research dives, we go on ocean safaris, again with the Peri Peri dive shop; our objective is to look for whale sharks and take that perfect ID photo, so conservation and research groups like Marine Megafauna can identify ... Read more >

Tags: dolphin, mozambique, ocean safari, reef manta ray, tofo, whale shark

Diving with Manta Rays

MOZAMBIQUE | Wed, 4 Apr 2012 | By pmok | Views [359]

Diving in Tofo is no joke!  While diving in Koh Tao is like skiing down a green slope, diving in Tofo is more like a black diamond.  Where are the blue slopes?? I had two dives each week during the first two weeks.  Even though I wasn't ... Read more >

Tags: dive, giant manta ray, mozambique, tofo

Arriving in Tofo

MOZAMBIQUE | Mon, 2 Apr 2012 | By pmok | Views [529]

So much has happened in the last two weeks, I am having a hard time putting into words everything that's going on! I flew into Inhambane, the major town close to Tofo (pronounced "tofu"), almost two weeks ago.  The airport ... Read more >

Tags: all out africa, inhambane, mozambique, tofo

Solo traveling in Africa

MOZAMBIQUE | Sun, 1 Apr 2012 | By pmok | Views [1195]

I've spent the last three days visiting Maputo, Mozambique's capital city.  My volunteer program will be in Tofo in Inhambane Province, 470 km away from Maputo.  I figure I probably wouldn't travel this far from Tofo during my stay here, so I arrived ... Read more >

Tags: maputo, mozambique, polana serena

Southern Africa Storm - Travel Alert

SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 6 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2307]

A big tropical storm that lashed south eastern Africa at the weekend, taking 77 lives, is expected to return in the next few days. Tropical storm Irina brushed South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province at the weekend, dumping heavy rain and causing ... Read more >

Tags: africa, madagascar, mozambique, south africa, travel-alert

My Scholarship entry - A local encounter that changed my life

MOZAMBIQUE | Wed, 22 Feb 2012 | By graykotze | Views [678] | Scholarship Entry

We plunged further up the east coast in a tired and mud-splattered Mitsubishi Pajero, hurtling along a Mozambican road. The surface of the dusty road resembled that of the moon, the vast and numerous potholes being similar in size to craters. Red ... Read more >

Tags: child, mozambique, on the road, pomene, travel, travel writing scholarship 2012, trek

Travelling in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [507]

So you're off to Mozambique. You must be the sort of adventurous traveller we like to see here at World Nomads! But before you jet off to a hazardous African country, go ahead and read this article to learn some do's and don'ts when in Mozambique.... Read more >

Tags: africa, driving, local laws, mozambique, police, public transportation, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport

Health Risks in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [550]

Like any other country in the world, there is a risk of catching a disease in Mozambique. However, unlike every other country, the risk is a littler larger, and the possible diseases are little more serious than the common cold or flu. Be vigilant ... Read more >

Tags: africa, disease, malaria, measles, mozambique, travel-health

The Crime Problem in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [586]

As one of the poorest nations on the planet, Mozambique is full of social conditions that lead to crime, poverty, inequality, corruption, and an ineffective justice system. Robberies, assault, and carjackings are all common. Homicides tend ... Read more >

Tags: africa, crime, mozambique, theft, travel-crime, travel-safety

Malawi & Mozambique

MALAWI | Wed, 11 Nov 2009 | By redcherry | Views [659]

We crossed into Malawi and spent two nights in Chitimba and three nights at Kande Beach. Ross held my hand and I instantly felt a surge of passion go right through me. I gazed into his eyes and saw deep into his soul. It was right then I knew how ... Read more >

Tags: malawi, mozambique

 

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