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July 5, 2010

Villanculos

We’re now in Mozambique, which is an incredibly beautiful country. It’s vast though and we’ve spent days driving through stretches of fan palms and trees heavy with bright orange tangerines.

We spent a day and a night in Villanculos. In town we found some children playing football in the side streets, they were singing ‘Waving Flags’ a song by a Somali Canadian, which has become synonymous with the World Cup. Two boys called Alejandro and Emanuel were playing with homemade bolas and were excited to swap them for our footballs. They could hardly believe their luck and and ran off down the sand road just in case we changed our minds.

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