It’s always nice to know what happens once the story ends!
After reaching the Indian Ocean I had to then make my way back to civilization!
After getting beached in between mangroves and the ocean, I was forced to flag down a passing fishing boat, which cargoed me to a nearby shore!
From there my only option was a 15 hour overnight boat journey back down the Zambezi! This was slow and painful and consisted of me being cramped in with the vast amounts of cargo and locals!
I fell asleep on bags of dried fish, waking with sore ribs and not smelling too fresh! All eyes were on the strange Muzungu, cramped in amongst the locals!
Once I had reached the nearest town 60km away, I hitched a lift with a lorry driver and headed to Caia where I was told I could get a bus!
I reached Caia 6 hours later and stayed the night. The following morning I managed to get a bus. The only problem was the bus was full and I had to stand up as a passenger for 9 hours! The roads were bumpy and I felt tired, exhausted and sick!
But I eventually reached Beira after 2 days of travelling non stop by any means possible! and from there I flew to Maputo, where I was fined for overstaying my visa!
Then I took a flight via Nairobi to reach the UK!
Now you can see why I like my walking so much! 😜 ha