Monthly Archives: December 2013

Running the Gauntlet

June 1974 – Such events as the collapse of the power-sharing between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland, Nixon fighting impeachment after Watergate and Giscard D’Estaing‘s French Presidential victory were the flavour of the times. In Uganda, Idi Amin was … Continue reading

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About IBO ISLAND

The Quirimbas Islands lie in the Indian Ocean off northeastern Mozambique, close to Pemba, (Porto Amelia) the capital of the province of Cabo Delgado. Originally home to fishing settlements, the islands’ population grew around Arab trading posts and thrived under … Continue reading

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Return to IBO ISLAND

Our friend, Henry, whom we met in Inhaminga, was a slightly built Portuguese of about thirty, who spoke English, as well as some of the local languages. Actually, his name was Henrique, but if I ever knew his surname, I … Continue reading

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