When we returned from Nelspruit, we met up with a couple of other volunteers and dined at Mimmo’s. Often you can find people hawking food and art here. This night, […]
Together with Ingrid, a fellow Cuso International volunteer we went to South Africa for a day. It was a so-called border run due to a stipulation in our visas. The […]
I Remember Now
I don’t mean to make my first post on this blog a rant. While I am currently a bit frustrated about my afternoon, this post is meant to speak of […]
Our sweet apartment!
We’ve been incredibly lucky with settling in Maputo. When we arrived, tired, sweaty and slightly grumpy, VSO staff brought us to our 3-bedroom apartment. At that time, we thought this […]
Today, Marlowe came home with unidentified fruit. The vendor across the street didn’t have sufficient change and gave Marlowe three pieces of yellow, wrinkled fruit instead. Curiously, we opened the […]
Mozambique, a short introduction
It’s hard to share an introduction about Mozambique without having been here for long, but here’s our best shot. The book Lonely Planet gives the following brief introduction. “With its […]
Yay, Marlowe was able to get the Internet hooked up at the apartment! All he needed was a signed and very precise document from the landlord, wait in line at […]
“I’m in Africa!” I mumble aloud a couple of times each day. I nudge Marlowe regularly to make sure he too remembers we’re in Mozambique. The tiny sweet apples taste […]
It is 8 o’clock in the morning and I broke my promise to watch the sun rise over the lake. I should have known; my favourite time of the morning […]
What’s up in early ’11?
This blog post covers the first couple of months in 2011 – Marlowe and I were busy with working our butts off and enjoying parties and movies.