Gus Casely-Hayford TV - Africa with Ade Adepitan TV - Henning Mankell - Leonardo di Caprio
In 1871 a German geologist exploring southern Africa stumbled across an extraordinary ruins. He was astonished by what he found. A vast stone city stranded in the empty savannah: Great Zimbabwe. Gus Casely-Hayford, Lost Kingdoms of Africa s1e3, Greater Zimbabwe, BBC 2010
This coast [Mozambique] was central to an international trade in gold. ibid.
Mozambique’s awesome Indian Ocean coast: 1,500 miles of unspoiled golden beaches … One of the best places to see … a dugong … extremely rare. Africa with Ade Adepitan IV, BBC 2019
Go to Mozambique! As long as you don’t expect to find flawless infrastructure, just go. Because this is a country where people have not quite grown accustomed to tourists. You still feel a genuineness that no longer exists in countries where tourism has been industrially developed. Henning Mankell
At the time of independence in 1975 Mozambique was extremely poor. Many Portuguese residents abandoned the country leaving only a handful of well-educated Mozambicans to try to run the county. Henning Mankell
There’s astounding conditions but what I was left with … was the power of the human spirit there and the fact there people have been through so much and they were still dancing in the streets. Leonardo di Caprio