September 11, 2019  7:55 a.m.

Location: Rainbow Towers, Harare

Weather: Clear  Temp: 16C

Morning Briefing:  Its 380kms  with the border in middle. Staying in Tete. Expect lots of traffic. Fuel in 140kms at Puma. Again fuel up at border 90km. Carnets not recognized, need to fill out more paperwork. Use cards at hotel.

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September 11, 2019, 11:10 a.m.

Title: Border  Zimbzbwe -.Mozambique

Weather: Clear  Temp: 33C

This is a simple border but of course it takes a while for everyone to get checked out and go through customs. Done in less than an hour.
Entry to Mozambique involved multiple steps. We had to write an entry visa and give them in with our passports. Then we waited. Then we gave our visa money to Hugo to hand in. Then we waited. Then they called us one by one to take our fingerprints and pictures for our visas. Then we waited. Finally Hugo came out with our passports and new visas
Finished 3:03pm

50. Visa

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September 11, 2019, 6:31 p.m.

Title:  Arrival Tete

Location: Baobab Hotel

Weather: Sunny, hot  Temp: 34C

We hit Tete right at rush hour and inched along in traffic consisting of cars, motorcycles, tuktuks and hoards of people. We were only 10 minutes from our hotel but that stretched out to nearly 40 minutes. It was pitch dark by the time we arrived.
The whole city is smokey from the huge number of grass fires in the surrounding countryside.

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