Aaaaand we are back! As with every yearly trip back to the motherland it is always over in the blink of an eye. This year we had a wonderful trip, treated to some amazing weather and awesome experiences for the boys and good quality time with family and friends. With the boys being that little… Read More Back to reality with a bang!
Winter has arrived in Beira and it couldn’t have come any sooner, this summer has been HOT! For those who are unaware of the seasons here in Beira, either it is bloody hot and humid or a tad cooler with no humidity, there is no middle ground. You know its Winter in Beira when you… Read More Winter has arrived, hip hip hooray!!!!
A few weeks ago was one of those days where I came home thinking “this is why I love Africa.” It was an experience that took me by surprise and opened my eyes to the other side of Beira, the side you don’t often see. This world was not the expat, world where everything works… Read More The day I met “this oke”……..
It has been a while since I have written anything on this blog any longer than an Instagram caption, which in fact makes me a pretty weak blogger! I can blame this on a million and one things; lack of inspiration, time, the children grabbing at my ankles, blah blah, but to be honest they… Read More PUT… THE… PHONE… DOWN!!!
I was sent these awesome photos that were taken by a friend of ours, Daniel du Plooy, who moved from South Africa to work and live here in Beira. Daniel has been taking some breath taking drone photos over Beira city which I think you will agree give a unique glimpse into the city. They… Read More Stunning aerial tour over Beira City
The first week we arrived in Beira there was no electricity in the whole of the city, complete blackout. We had just driven 8 hours from Zimbabwe with two dogs, in the dark with no idea of where our house was, with temperatures hitting a cooking 40 degrees with 100% humidity, and no water or… Read More Friends in the expat world…..get used to saying goodbye!
It is with such a heavy heart that I write this blog….. On Friday evening a magnificent Humpback whale, unfortunately, got herself beached on the shores of Beira outside Biques restaurant. The call came in at around 5 pm when people were enjoying their after work beers noticed the whale in distress. People immediately stopped… Read More BEACHED WHALE: The sad day a large Humpback whale stranded itself on Beira beach