Adventures in Mozambique

A volunteer trip to Tofo, Mozambique

The Marine Megafauna Foundation in Tofo

The Marine Megafauna Foundation in Tofo

I attended a talk on Manta Rays last night by Dr Andrea Marshall.  Casa Barry Lodge hosts the Marine Megafauna Foundation, so the researchers are based there.  Casa Barry is up a hill, then down a hill, from the volunteer house, but hey, everything in Tofo is up or down a hill.  Andrea Marshall is […]

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My first dive in Mozambique

My first dive in Mozambique

May 11 Today was my first dive. It was a completely different experience than I’ve ever had before. I fought terrible seasickness, for one thing. Apparently, the med I am taking for malaria preventative causes seasickness. Must take dramamine. Here is how it goes here with Peri Peri divers: from the dive shop you go […]

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Ocean Safari in Mozambique

Ocean Safari in Mozambique

Ocean Safari may10 Marcel, Ben, Pieter and I went on our first ocean safari today…sadly, no whale sharks. But I did see my first ever Hammerhead shark and Black Fin Reef shark. We also encountered two pods of dolphins, both bottlenose and humpback dolphins. I was not in good position to take photos of anything. […]

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More of Tofo

More of Tofo

Another day with no diving or ocean safaris…..most of the group are learning to dive today, which leaves four of us with nothing to do, Marcel, Pieter, Ben and I. Our coordinators from All Out Africa had to leave to renew visas and so nothing has been scheduled for us, but we have been notified […]

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Exploring Tofo

Exploring Tofo

May 9 The volunteer organizers have been out of town since I’ve been here, stuck at the border into Mozambique.  The other divers and I have had quite a bit of free time. Most of the group are just learning to dive, and spent the day in a classroom doing dive tables. I have been […]

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Adventures in Mozambique 2012

Adventures in Mozambique 2012

In May 2012 I did a volunteer trip to Tofo, Mozambique.  The trip, with All Out Africa, marked a turning point in my life.  I kept a journal while I was there, and I would like to share my memories and photos with you.  Also, I will be taking another research trip in January with […]

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