I have spoken before about the nature of the expat life with friends coming and going like ships at the port; it’s the life here you get used to it. Some of us are here for the long haul others here for just a few months or years, but no matter how long you are… Read More My blogging mission is taking shape!
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!!!!
I nipped into town today for just a few bits, but in Beira terms, this is still a 2-hour venture! I have driven around this city endless times without a second thought. Getting frustrated when I can’t find something simple like corn flour- today’s annoyance! Or swearing and shouting at the traffic, the potholes, the… Read More Taking the time to stop and smell the roses…….
So I thought I would share this little snippet with you while I lie here currently feeling very sorry for myself under a mountain of tissues. Yep, the obligatory cold, or as it is classified here ‘ The Flu,’ has followed me back to Beira from my recent visit back to Blighty; a wonderful leaving… Read More When you know you have lived in Africa for too long!
So to set the scene for you before you get to know Beira today, I thought we better take a trip down memory lane. Let’s step back to the 19th Century when the Portuguese Mozambique Company arrived on the shores of Beira and development began. From 1947 the Portuguese Colonial Government continued development until Mozambique… Read More A little bit of history
Life in Beira Mozambique, let the blogging adventure begin!… Read More Brit in Beira