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Zambezi Delta

1973 still had some wild Africa in it for me before the year shut its door. After the birth of my daughter, I flew back to Beira and headed for the Zambezi to join the crew surveying its delta. We … Continue reading

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Helicopter Recce

Frank Merryweather, my foreman, Jack, and I, based ourselves in Marromeu, the village on the south bank of the Zambezi, near its delta to the Indian Ocean. It was the hub of the surrounding Sena Sugar Estate, which lay in … Continue reading

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