Fast Track Africa: Maputo
Maputo is situated on the shore of the Indian Ocean and is a melting pot of peoples and cultures.
Founded as a port town by the Portuguese, Maputo has been influenced by travellers and traders from Africa, Asia and Europe. It is known for its sidewalk cafés, lively nightlife and beachside restaurants – where visitors can sample a caipirinha (sugar-cane based brandy, lime, sugar and ice) and delicious peri-peri prawns! Visitors to the city can enjoy the bustling local market, the famous old fort and the many architectural and historical landmarks.