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    Mozambique Tourist Visa For US Citizens

    Did you know I almost skipped Mozambique because a tourist visa is required for US Citizens? But after seeing photos of how stunning their beaches are, I couldn’t back out. I searched on google for answers and found that it is possible to obtain visa upon arrival but the consensus was “U.S. citizens have been denied entry for not having obtained a visa in advance.” I didn’t want to end up in such a situation.   My experience at Mozambique consulate The process of obtaining a visa at the consulate in Joburg (95 Oxford Rd, Randburg, 2132) took me 3 hours of deliberating what I should do since I was unprepared.…

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    africa,  travel

    Southern Africa Travel Guide

    There is nowhere like Africa. It is a continent (NOT a country) that encompasses a wide variety of cultures, ecosystems, languages, and religions. Although Africa continues to be exploited by foreign interests, it has the potential to be great.   Countries visited: South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho*Total time spent: 5 weeks *Lesotho is only mentioned once in this post because I was there for 3 hours  This trip was not my first time on the continent. Nigeria is the only African nation I am familiar with. Lived there for 2.5 years at age 7 and was last there in 2015. I quickly realized that Nigeria isn’t like South Africa. South…