Mozambique

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From the palm-lined tropical beach paradises to the undiscovered northeastern provinces, Bradt leads the way, helping visitors get the best from mesmerizing Mozambique.

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Overview

From the palm-lined tropical beach paradises to the undiscovered northeastern provinces, Bradt leads the way, helping visitors get the best from mesmerizing Mozambique.

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Editorial Reviews

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‘Best guidebook.’ The Sunday Times ‘[Philip Briggs] is clearly not only an expert on travel in Africa but also someone who cares deeply about the countries he is visiting.’ Traveller Magazine ‘The guide reads well and contains all that an enterprising traveler or backpacker might need in the way of information about this little-known country.’Library Review ‘The Guide to Mozambique is both readable and informative. The information is bang up-to-date – and so is the style. A book for discoverers – grab it!’ SA Tourism
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841623429
  • Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
  • Publication date: 7/5/2011
  • Series: Bradt Travel Guide Series
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 947,227
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Briggs has written and co-authored ten Bradt travel guides, and has contributed to numerous other books and travel and wildlife magazines.

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AURORA MOZAMBIQUEThis culturally based project offers a rare opportunity to get close to some of the more traditional aspects of Mozambican culture. The mansion is set in an extensive orchard growing a selection of indigenous plants and trees, many of which are used to produce a range of oils which are available for purchase.There is a teacher training school based in an old seminary in the grounds, and they are also involved in training local people in the essentials of tourism. This ties in nicely with the cultural tours that are on offer: you can visit a local tailor and have clothes custom-made to a traditional African cut, learn how to make traditional Mozambican dishes, fashion the local pottery, or even play the tamboro – traditional African drums. Possibly the most interesting of the options is the chance to spend an afternoon with a medicine man. He will take you around the orchard, showing you the various plants and trees being grown there and explaining what they are used for and how they are prepared. This last option is unique – nowhere else in Mozambique could you have this kind of experience.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATIONChapter 1: Background informationChapter 2: Practical information PART TWO: THE GUIDEChapter 3: MaputoChapter 4: Maputo and Gaza ProvincesChapter 5: Inhambane ProvinceChapter 6: Sofala and ManicaChapter 7: Tete ProvinceChapter 8: Zambezia ProvinceChapter 9: Niassa ProvinceChapter 10: Nampula ProvinceChapter 11: Cabo Delgado Province Appendix 1: LanguageAppendix 2: Further InformationIndex

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