A survivor of thirty years of war, Mozambique has laid down its arms and regained its natural and warm smile. Facing Madagascar, its 2,500 kilometres of lace coastline reveal incredible landscapes between land and sea. Lovers of beaches and prints, get your tickets, fly to Portuguese-speaking Africa. Mozambique, it is the softness of the sand between the toes, the beaches as far as the eye can see, the magic of the corals and its majesty the whale shark, for lovers of the Portuguese singing, the grilled fish on the plate and the shimmering colours of the overcrowded markets, for the folklore of the chapa running on the hilly tracks, Red glowing and endless, the sun that taps, taps, taps, then sets, a little too early, in the turquoise sheets of the Indian Ocean, for lovers of paradise islands, sails that hoist against the wind and give the sensation, so light, of gliding over the transparent water. We like to surprise the turtles spinning at full speed, observe the dolphins playing and glimpse the whales rolling their humps, live to the rhythm of the tides that draw the horizon and sculpt the sandbanks where women with fresh shrimp on their heads wander sensually... Then find again the incandescence of Maputo, a capital in mutation, a capital that rarely sleeps and lets itself be lulled by the music of brass and percussion.

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THANK YOU. Thanks to Gabi for accompanying me in this adventure, the one that forges friendship. Thanks to Fatima for her welcome and advice. Thanks to Serenity for his kindness. Thanks to Piet and Geraldo for all his good plans. Thanks to Steeve and the whole team of Peri Peri for unforgettable moments. Thanks to Carlos for his kindness. Thanks to our great chapa drivers. Thanks to Baobab Backpacker. Thanks to Thé, Hubert and Quentin for sharing these infinitely funny moments. Many thanks to Sabrina and Denis for their warm smiles and their precious help. Thanks to Gabriel and his delicious breakfast. Thanks to Antoine and his son for their unexpected welcome. Thanks to Letitia for the change of scenery, to Georges for showing us his little paradise. A thousand thanks to Lucia for passing on to us the love of Ibo and the Quirimbas Islands.

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