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Becoming a local expert

MOZAMBIQUE | Sunday, 13 May 2012 | Views [476]

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 | Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | Views [1068]

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 | Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | Views [316]

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 | Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | Views [328]

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 | Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | Views [507]

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 | Sunday, 1 Apr 2012 | Views [1164]

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

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