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Mozambique and the joys of meandering aimlessly
"Mzungu means someone who meanders aimlessly in Swahili," says my Zimbabwean driver Causemore Dzvene in Mozambique.
The dark history of an African paradise
The graveyard of Ibo in Mozambique holds the remains of the Indian, Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese and French who died here at the center of a trade network based on cargoes of spice, ivory, amber and slaves. It supplied slaves to the French plantations on Mauritius and Reunion, while Indians and Chinese came from the Portuguese colonies of Goa and Macau.
African women stay beautiful with this one weird trick
A typical sight in northern Mozambique is a beauty mask of musiro (also spelt mussiro, msira or n'siro) worn by women of the Macua people.
“I like to spend some time in Mozambique”
Hello Mozambique, where the Quirimbas Islands remained an ecological paradise during the country’s long but now-ended civil war, protected by their remoteness and coral reefs. As more and more travelers rediscover the country’s magnificent Indian Ocean coastline, can these islands retain their pristine beauty?