Monthly Archives: October 2013
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Very informative museum with proper English spelling ☺
Drops 125m into the valley below.
Surrounded by lush rainforest, this waterfall is truly spectacular. Behind the falls are 2 caves where local people hid from slave traders a hundred years ago.
A few people warned us about the road up to Livingstonia being worse then the Sani Pass and that we won’t be able to go by truck. So we went with the bikes and although a bit rough, it was … Continue reading
Not ready to leave Malawi yet, we dropped in at the impressive office from Immigration to extend our visa’s.
Makuzi Beach Lodge with its private beach is just paradise.
Typical “Chips Shop” in Malawi, one scoop for N$3.00 and that includes the tomato chili dip.
You won’t find fruit & veggies in the shops but there are enough stalls next to the road where you can stock up for next to nothing.
Some campsites only cater for backpackers with small tents and no cars. Luckily the friendly Italian owners from Casa Rossa in Zomba made a plan to accommodate us.
A few 100 meters before reaching our campsite at the Zomba Plateau we came across this termite infested wooden bridge and had no clue how many tons it would carry. Vincent wanted to attempt crossing until we looked underneath to … Continue reading
The friendly owner of Liwonde Safari Camp took us for a walk to show us the Pel’s Fishing Owl. This was my (Ellen) first sighting and of course I was thrilled! Liwonde Safari Camp is a super place with a … Continue reading
Great park, mostly dry savannah and forest but very scenic with the Shire River lined with palm trees running through.
Children are always keen to learn English. Vincent teaches them the word “no”.
Interesting woodcarving on a door at the Mua Mission. This beautiful mission was built at the beginning of the 20th century by Catholic White Fathers.
The most beautiful campsite at Cape Maclear is Chembe Eagles Nest, to get there we had to drive through town centre with only millimeters to spare for maneuvering Sir Basil.
We were warned to watch out for the bicycles, they are very popular in Malawi and people carry almost anything; from passengers to stacks of wood, huge charcoal bags, corrugated sheets, crates of beer (6!), life pigs, dead pigs, …
We entered Malawi on 14 September, high time to update our blog. The border crossing went smoothly, we even were able to negotiate our compulsory local travel insurance and ended up paying half the amount.