Ruth Millington's Extreme Holidays Podcast

EPISODE 12: ON A MOTORBIKE THROUGH WAR-TORN MOZAMBIQUE

February 12, 2022 Clementine Smith Episode 12
Ruth Millington's Extreme Holidays Podcast
EPISODE 12: ON A MOTORBIKE THROUGH WAR-TORN MOZAMBIQUE
Show Notes

Extreme travel doesn’t get more extreme than this!  In 1987, Clementine Smith and her boyfriend drove across war-torn Mozambique on the back of a motorbike so that they could get to Malawi for Christmas.  Even though Clementine had spent part of her childhood in Malawi and was now living in Zimbabwe, little was she prepared for the horrors of the civil war that raged through Mozambique.  Travelling on a budget and a journey fraught with danger, Clementine discusses how she coped with the extreme poverty and suffering she witnessed, along with the risk of being ambushed. Broke and with little food to eat, they arrived in Malawi, a country which on the surface appeared a world apart from Mozambique, but little did they know of the road which lay ahead. 

Clementine Smith is a writer and a photographer who has been on all 5 continents. You can check out her work via her website, the Flying Satsuma, here: https://flyingsatsuma.com

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Creator, co-producer, writer and host: Ruth Millington
Co-producer: Don Robbie
Music credit: Epic Orchestra - Blockbuster Adventure Music by JuliusH