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Chimpanzee Eden and Botanical Gardens Private Tour from Hazyview
"Depart from your hotel at around 08:00 and drive to the Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden situated about 15kms (9 miles) outside Nelspruit. You'll arrive in time to join the tour which includes the feeding of the chimpanzees at 10:00. This is a unique opportunity to view chimpanzees in semi-wild surroundings. Visitors will be captivated by these primates who share 98% of man’s DNA. With every visitor we take to the Sanctu we contribute to the rescue of another chimpanzee. After the tour you'll stop for lunch before traveling to the Lowveld Botanical Gardens in Nelspruit. Situated on the banks of the Crocodile and Nels Rivers the 159 hectare (392 acres) garden is home to around 600 plant species. After a leisurely stroll through the gardens you'll return to Hazyview
From ZAR2,680.00
 
"Full-Day Kruger Park Safari from Nelspruit
"Full-Day Kruger Park Safari from Nelspruit Whiteriver or Hazyview""Your tour departs from Nelspruit/White River or Hazyview early in the morning. You’ll enjoy a full day of adventurous game driving in this world famous natural reserve park. Kruger National Park has the greatest diversity of wild animals in Southern Afri making it an ideal spot for game viewing and safari adventure activities. This natural game reserve is renown for boundless opportunities to spot the Big Five of Africa – Elephants Leopards Buffalo Rhinos and
From ZAR1,450.00
 
Kruger National Park Sunset Drive
"The sunset safari departs promptly at 5pm from the Kruger National Park gates and will continue until 8pm then your guide will return you to your resort.Late afternoon is an extremely good time for game viewing. As evening approaches nocturnal animals become active and guests are able to experience a truly amazing African sunset.Once the sun has set and darkness sets in the spotlights are switched on and the search for nocturnal animals begins. In the quiet of the darkness guests can expect a different safari experience from that of the daytime
From ZAR1,030.00

More Local Customs in Maputo

THE MYSTERY OF THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION

Ever wonder why some countries have Embassies and some have High Commissions? A High Commission (with the attendant High Commissioner) means that the country is a member of the Commonwealth. The...
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DAO
Oct 11, 2012

RIFLES INTO PLOWSHARES

Maputo has several art displays and at least one ‘Gallery’. They all seem to have a common theme – weapons. The art reflects the destruction and havoc the protracted civil war caused on the psyche of...
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Oct 11, 2012

THE FLAG

The current Mozambique flag was officially adopted on May 1, 1983. It consists of three equal horizontal bands of green (top), black, and yellow with a red isosceles triangle on what is called the...
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Apr 04, 2011

Bienvenue! C'est l'art!

Centre Culturel Franco-Mozambicain de Maputo. The French-Mozambican Cultural Centre is house in a large, mostly wrought iron, building across from the Cathedral of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. The...
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Nov 29, 2009

AND NOW A FEW WORDS !

The people of Mozambique speak Portuguese as a legacy of their colonial past. Here are a few phrases to get you started! Olá Hi Bom dia Good morning Boa tarde Good afternoon Boa noite Good night...
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Jul 17, 2009

STREET SELLERS

Need your shoes shined? A cheap lighter? Tissues? Maybe even a watch? These guys cannot afford to rent a shop space, but they are polite and put food on the table. Please use these guys if you need...
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DAO
Oct 09, 2008
 
 
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The walking shortcut of Barreiras

Right next to Hotel Cardoso there's a walking shortcut to Baixa, the lower part of Maputo, that brings you right to FACIM - Maputo's International Fair ground..I've already crossed several times this...
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Jan 14, 2007

The amusement park of Feira Popular de Maputo

While visiting Feira Popular de Maputo (Maputo's Popular Fair), it definitely seemed to me that the glorious days of this park are long gone. It might have been a popular destination for family...
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Jan 10, 2007

The "Caracol" Road

The well known "Caracol" Road (in english: snail road) got this popular designation due to its shape."Estrada do Caracol" designation was created during the Portuguese ruling era.This particular road...
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Sep 26, 2006

[-Rua Marquês de Pombal-] Marquis of Pombal Street

Marquis of Pombal, a Portuguese statesman, has a street named after him in downtown Maputo.Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Marquis of Pombal, was Prime Minister to Joseph I of Portugal at the time...
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MarioPortugal
Sep 20, 2006

Passion for Benfica - a Portuguese football team

The Portuguese Football League has thousands of followers in Mozambique. One can tell that Mozambicans really care about Portuguese football ("soccer" in the USA).While wandering in Maputo I found...
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Sep 15, 2006

Random Street Scenes (II): The Watch Seller

Random Street Scenes (II): The Watch Seller.Leonardo is his name but he's known as Leopardo (Leopard).Likely any other street sellers, he calls visitors by the english word "boss".Leonardo has an...
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MarioPortugal
Sep 14, 2006

The Hellenic Orthodox Church

The Hellenic Orthodox Church was founded in 1966 by the Hellenic community then living in the Lourenço Marques city.It's the only Hellenic Orthodox Church in Maputo but there's another one in the city...
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MarioPortugal
Sep 13, 2006

Lourenço Marques - a green city

By wandering the streets of Maputo, one can tell that Lourenço Marques, the former name of this city, was very green with Trees in every single street & avenue. Even today Trees are found almost...
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Sep 10, 2006

Top Hotels in Maputo

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Avenido Da Marginal 4016, (Formerly Holiday Inn), Maputo, 00100, Mozambique
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Av. Da Marginal, Near by CCJC, Maputo, 1880, Mozambique
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PO Box 1151, Maputo, 00100, Mozambique
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Ave Martiers de Mueda 707, Maputo, Mozambique
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Av. Julius Nyerere, 627, Maputo, 3236, Mozambique
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Av. Patrice Lumumb, 737/739, Maputo, 1750, Mozambique
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Top Things to Do in Maputo

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Livro Aberto Library, Language, and Literacy Center

Livro Aberto ("Open Book") is a nonprofit library, language, and literacy center in Jardim do Professores. They offer English and Portuguese classes (beginning to business levels) from certified...
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"Maputo - formerly "Lourenço Marques""
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"Backpacking in MAPUTO"
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"NICE COUNTRY - BAD GOVERNMENT"
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"The tide of changes"
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"Maputo"
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