Month: March 2018

How to get from Maputo – Tofo : My take on Fatimah’s Shuttle Bus

How to get from Maputo – Tofo : My take on Fatimah’s Shuttle Bus

Tofo beach is popular in Mozambique for diving. It is almost natural for travellers to travel from Maputo (the capital of Mozambique) to Tofo as part of their itinerary for exploring Mozambique. However, Tofo is not a stone’s throw away from Maputo. It is situated […]

A Guide on travelling from Johannesburg to Maputo : via Intercape bus and getting visa on arrival in Mozambique

A Guide on travelling from Johannesburg to Maputo : via Intercape bus and getting visa on arrival in Mozambique

Context When we were planning our trip, we decided that the most efficient way was for us to take an overnight bus to Mozambique, Maputo specifically. We decided to leave exploring Johannesburg for the last few days of our trip as our flights were a […]

Stok Kangri (6,153m) : My first high altitude summit

Stok Kangri (6,153m) : My first high altitude summit

Introduction Stok Kangri was my first high altitude trek. I had no real experience going past 4,000m, the highest being Kinabalu (4095m) and the longest time I have stayed outdoors in the mountains was during Rinjani for 3 days and 2 nights. To set the […]

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh (3524m) is the capital and the entry point into the Ladakh region for Stok Kangri (one of the most accessible 6,000m peaks), Markha Valley or any of the Indian Himalayan peaks. Leh is situated in between the three parallel ranges of the Himalayas, the Zanskar, the Ladakh […]


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