Tag Archives: Quelimane

COUP D’ĖTAT.

Just as the convoy of vehicles assembled off the coaster in Quelimane, our party leader, Spine (B. J.) van Niekerk, got arrested by the secret police, the DGS (Direcção-Geral de Segurança).They wanted to deport him. After a few worrying hours, … Continue reading

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Quelimane – Mozambique

Two field-teams of Loxton, Venn & Associates assembled in a soggy Beira at the Hotel Mozambique in April 1974, both were headed for surveys north of the Zambezi River. Due to the extra heavy rains of the season, no travel … Continue reading

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Of SCOURGES and PIROGUES.

My survey area of about four to five thousand square kilometres lay in the eastern quadrant of the confluence of the Shiré and Zambezi rivers, but my camp just outside the town of Mopeia lay on the eastern boundary. The … Continue reading

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