Beira is a coastal city in Mozambique, and the second largest in the country. The city houses an important harbour that is significant not only to central Mozambique, but laso to the landlocked countries of Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia
. A well developed harbour and facilities to accommodate business and trade has made Beira an important asset on the east African coast. The town always bustling with some kind of business happening somewhere. This provided work for the locals and slowly stimulating the economy.
The norm of coastal Mozambique
, is seafood in abundance. Sitting on the beach, it wont be 10 minutes before someone will stroll past and try to sell you mouthwatering prawns and crayfish, and for a decent price. The beer is cold and the locals are friendly. The city has experiened some looting and can at time feel a bit run down. The business at the port is the life force and prime economic center.
North of Beira lies Gorongosa National Park. This wonderful wilderness is a ideal way for business people visiting Beira to spend the night, as it's fairly close. The park is home to a wide array of plants and animals, birds and lizzards. The 3,770 square kilometer park is divided into three distict ecosystems (savannah, grasslandds andwoodlands). Some of the wildlife found in the park can be found nowhere else in the world.