Barra

The day I passed my Open Water we set off for two nights in Barra and three nights in Zavora. The intention was to do some team building, some brainstorming and other sorts of things that you never have time to do when you’re in the office. We piled into the car and drove to…

Onwards and upwards with my Open Water

Despite the horrors of my first ocean dive, I wanted to press on and get my Open Water qualification – I don’t like to give up (which may account for a broken neck and broken shoulder obtained from falling off badly behaved horses that no one else wanted) but I was also worried that my first…

A sad week in Mozambique

This past week has been really tough. The outcome of the election in the US has barely scratched the surface. On Wednesday morning, as the world was waking up to the news that Trump had clinched a victory – despite losing the popular vote – we were waking up to far worse here in Tofo….

The first visa run

I had to go to Maxixe on a visa run about three weeks after arriving in the country – you have to get your visa stamped every 30 days, it’s a ridiculous system – so at 8am on Monday morning I was on a chapa to Inhambane with some other people from MMF and dive…

Open Water…

I can’t believe I’ve been here for nearly 4 weeks. Like, WTF. (If you’re a Phil Dunphy fan, I hope you chuckle at that.) Time is going very fast, as I knew it would, and for someone like me (a big introvert who hates fun and is the antithesis of carpe diem) it’s almost a…