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Video: Island Life on Bazaruto, Mozambique

After two weeks of intensive travel in Africa (from cruising the backwaters of Botswana to jumping off Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe), we were ready to have some downtime and relax in Crusoe-esque style. And on Bazaruto Island, we did just that. At just 30 km from mainland Mozambique, it’s just a short hop away from the town of [...]

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A Play of Colors: Mozambique Above the Clouds

Sailboats lost in the sea

Getting to Bazaruto Island, Mozambique, was an experience on its own. Onboard a light aircraft, we flew over the spearmint blue water off the sparkling coast of Vilanculos, past hundreds of submerged atolls, to get to Indigo Bay. The sea was painted in striated strokes of beige and white, with subtle hints of sand dunes dancing beneath [...]

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Video: Sandboarding on Bazaruto Island, Mozambique

Sand, sand everywhere. We were sliding, rolling, and literally swimming in sand on Bazaruto Island, Mozambique, and we felt like we were kids again, frolicking in a giant playground. Massive sand dunes are piled sky-high on the eastern corner of Bazaruto, with many of them plunging vertically straight into the sea. Formed by the movement [...]

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