Since it was only a few hours’ drive from where they lived in Mbabane, Swaziland, Rick and Wendy visited Maputo, Mozambique for a long weekend in August 2006. Rick has since returned in February 2009 and April 2012 on TechnoServe business. Mozambique is a country recovering well from its failed socialism after independence. Its beautiful coastline is its main reason to for tourism from regional countries.

Mozambique: Recovering from Failed Marxism

Mozambique: Recovering from Failed Marxism

As many African countries did, Mozambique began its fight for independence from the Portuguese colonialists in the 1960s.  After a 13-year struggle, Mozambique-- twice the landmass of California--became independent in 1975.  Unfortunately the timing coincided with the...

Read Our Book for FREE


Download our entire book for free! Or click on the image above to sign up here to get a free preview of our book, From Silicon Valley to Swaziland: How One Couple Found Purpose and Adventure in an Encore Career.