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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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Inhamitanga – mapping.

My only-one-year-old 6-cylinder Land Rover was playing up. Beside the trouble with the front steering arm falling off, it had been sent to Beira to have the differential overhauled a month or two back, the speedo-cable kept breaking, which made … Continue reading

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MOZAMBIQUE – Alto Molocue

4th June 1971. A twenty-four years old in a Land Rover, loaded with six months supplies and a rifle and shotgun stashed away, left Salisbury, Rhodesia, headed for Mozambique, via Malawi. Who was he, that lucky swine? Me!   I … Continue reading

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