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Full-Day Hlane Royal National Park Safari from Manzini
"Get picked up from your place of stay in and around Manzini and Mbabane but further places a pick up fee may apply. Drive to Manzini where we will make our first stop at the Manzini market where you can make some small shopping for gifts. We will have he Hlane’s expert guides will allow visitors to disembark from the vehicle and quietly walk up to the Rhinos while remaining in the vicinity of the vehicle. Offering excellent value this unique intimate encounter provides valuable insights into Rhino behaviour while also ensuring their continued safety in a protected environment. Spend time observing these gentle and endangered giants in their natural habitat on a two and a half hour Land Rover trees medicinal plants grasses
From ZAR2,340.00
 
4-Day Best Of Swaziland Tour
"Day One:Malolotja Nature Reserve on the first day. Here is where you will spend the night but first you will check in around 11 am and then we go for a nice hiking for about 4 hours this park is an amazing place to unwind and enjoy the fresh air of the mountains.Accommodations is in Log Cabins Very stylish and comfortable sleeps around 4 people or more.Meals- BBQ and Maize Pap and SaladsDay Two:We leave the park this is a small place but very pleasant we will find a place to have coffee before going to visit the local market around or we can just walk around the city to have a good feel of it.We find a local joint and find some Swazi foodDay Three:Hotel- 3-4 Star very high standards ac Swazi Candles and Manzini Market. The historical museum where they also show case about the late king Sobhuza II all his good deeds. Swazi Candles is where the hand made candles are you will have a look around and see how its made and also visit the stalls and shops in the within the complex. Manzini market is a nice fun market its very small and very laid back. After spending some time in the market we will head off to the village
From ZAR8,500.00
 
Full-Day Hlane Royal National Park Safari from Manzini
"Get picked up from your place of stay in and around Manzini and Mbabane but further places a pick up fee may apply. Drive to Manzini where we will make our first stop at the Manzini market where you can make some small shopping for gifts. We will have he Hlane’s expert guides will allow visitors to disembark from the vehicle and quietly walk up to the Rhinos while remaining in the vicinity of the vehicle. Offering excellent value this unique intimate encounter provides valuable insights into Rhino behaviour while also ensuring their continued safety in a protected environment. Spend time observing these gentle and endangered giants in their natural habitat on a two and a half hour Land Rover trees medicinal plants grasses
From ZAR2,340.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[-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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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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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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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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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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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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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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