Land-locked Swaziland has
Mozambique on its eastern border, with South Africa to the north, south
and west. It is visibly much poorer than South Africa; most of the people
live on a dollar a day, though they appear not to resent their wealthy
We stayed in a village of
affuent hotels (some of us were rather embarrassed at living in luxury
in such a poor country) but a surprise was how welcoming the local people
were when we ventured outside - almost everyone smiled and wished us "good
The capital, Mbabane, is in
the cooler highlands.
In the north of Swaziland, forests provide raw material
for a large logging industry.