20 November

Immerse Yourself in the Culture of Ilha

Immerse Yourself in the Culture of Ilha

“Ilha” (what the locals call Mozambique Island), is an exotic mix of Swahili, Arabic, Indian and Portuguese culture. What better way to find out about the history of this island was by arranging a tour with Ilha Blue. I took a walking tour that visited historical Stonetown, vibrant Makuti Town and everywhere else in between. […]

1 May

Mozambique Island Film Festival

Mozambique Island Film Festival

“When Mozambique launched its ambitious state-financed film institute in the 1970s, the Cine Teatro Nina on Mozambique Island was a thriving venue for cinema. More than 30 years later, the projectors have been replaced by the smell of hooks and bait and the old cinema has been turned into a warehouse for drying fish.” http://www.theafricareport.com/Music-Film/cinema-mozambiques-film-revival.html […]

25 March

Best way to discover paradise

Best way to discover paradise

My partner and I stayed in Ilha for about a week and did three of Ilha Blue’s fabulous tours. As well as being lots of fun, they were all highly educational, perfectly organised and gave us a real chance to get to know our local guides. The best thing you can do on Ilha and […]