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  • Magnificent Lake Malawi[float=left][/float]As I roll backwards over the side of the boat, I let gravity pull me and all my e Posted by askgudmundsen in Southern Africa Road Blog | Oct 10, 2019
  • Views Through the Visor[float=left][/float]I’m basically a backpacker with my own wheels. I have no spare parts, no campin Posted by askgudmundsen in Southern Africa Road Blog | Oct 8, 2019
  • A Mountain Climbing Scooter[float=left][/float]“You want to ride that thing up the mountain?” The local motor-taxi guys clear Posted by askgudmundsen in Southern Africa Road Blog | Oct 2, 2019
  • Week 3Week 3 17/06/19 Week 3 has arrived - times going pretty quickly, but it also feels mad that we have only been here 2 weeks. I still wasn’t feeling great so didn’t want to be around the kids, they’re sick enough as Posted by katiebeckett in Returning to Africa 2019 | Jun 24, 2019
  • Week 2==Week 2== 10/06/19 This morning I felt pretty tired and not as raring to go as last week. We both got ready, largely in silence, and met our driver at 8.30. There a man who stands on a concrete block at the busy Posted by katiebeckett in Returning to Africa 2019 | Jun 10, 2019
  • Week 102-03/06/19 We’re off on our elective! Myself and my friend, Lin Ling Xu, are going to the Malawian capital for our long awaited medical placement abroad. After many hours of internet surfing, travel health appointments, raiding the sun cream and Posted by katiebeckett in Returning to Africa 2019 | Jun 9, 2019
  • LAKE MALAWI [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.c Posted by MikeSebastian in Imagine the World | Feb 22, 2019
  • MALAWI [img=http Posted by MikeSebastian in Imagine the World | Feb 17, 2019
  • Day 71, BlantyreImproved weather allowed us to continue with our plans. After a full breakfast, Cookie, Marty, Matt and I set off for the Blantyre Country Club for golf. The course was a good standard, although wet and greens rough. Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Feb 5, 2019
  • Day 70, BlantyreThe boys all went emailing (to avoid busy lines) before breakfast. Another quiet day developed. We spent four hours in the sports bar drinking Coke and watching South African Sky - cricket and rugby! Marty and I Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Feb 5, 2019
  • Day 69, BlantyrePlans for golf were haltered by persistent rains. So, after another hearty breakfast we relaxed and avoided the weather. We got money changed after a cheap fast-food lunch of nsima and beef. Then watched a spot of Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Feb 5, 2019
  • Day 68, Cape Maclear - BlantyreHow time flies! Our exit plans were hampered by a deceitful local driver and then by more torrential rain. A ute took 28 people and gear for the hour long, rough journey to Monkey Bay. It was Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 30, 2019
  • Day 67, Cape MaclearA very lazy day! After omelette Marty, Kirky and Jason hired kayaks for the day. Cookie and I couldn't be bothered and Cooch felt poorly again - malaria?! We spent most of the day reading. Morning Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 30, 2019
  • Day 66, Cape MaclearMore like a holiday! After Weet-Bix we got snorkels from some pestering locals and walked along the lake into the Lake Malawi National Park and over to Otter Point. It was a brilliant setting - huge rocks surrounding Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 30, 2019
  • Day 65, Nkata Bay - Cape MaclearIt was always gonna be a long day as we attempted to travel to the southern end of the lake to catch other boys. Kev and 'Bimbo' remained behind. We made good time to Salima in fast matatu Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 30, 2019
  • Up to Northern Lake MalawiWe travelled from our camp at Ngala Beach further north along Lake Malawi to Majizuwa Resort. We stopped for shopping and lunch along the way and arrived about 4:00. We also stopped at a rubber plantation where Clever told us Posted by katdill in Back to Africa | Jan 28, 2019
  • Our First Day in MalawiWe had a lazy day. Don tried snorkelling from shore but found there was very poor visibility so then tried the “sit on top” kayak for a while. He then went beach walking, watching the fisher people bring in their Posted by katdill in Back to Africa | Jan 28, 2019
  • Day 64, Nkata BayWeet-Bix, fruit salad and yoghurt was a real treat for breakfast. We played some word games from Readers Digest before walking back to Chikale Beach for a kayak trip. It was a fun day relaxing on a nearby Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 26, 2019
  • Day 63, Nkata BayAfter a hearty Weet-Bix and pineapple breakfast on our lakeside balcony, we walked in the heat over the hill to idyllic Chikale Beach. The three of us took a dip and lazed on the beach before lunching on the Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 26, 2019
  • Day 62, Chitimba - Nkata BayWe did well to get organised and eat before catching the passing bus - 9.00 am. It was the start of another tiring day on the road! The journey to Mzuzu lasted five hours due to variable roads Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 26, 2019
  • Day 61, Livingstonia - ChitimbaWe slept well after our two hour walk and nice beans, rice, tea feed. After our pancake breakfast we wandered the small town - very Scottish indeed! Our four hour descent begun with heat, then mist, followed by Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 26, 2019
  • Day 60, Karonga - LivingstoniaDeparted our smelly "hotel" before 9.00 am for a long hot walk to the bus station. Caught a bus with Kiwi/Aussie group that we had met on the train. The trip involved rough roads with a rickety old Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 26, 2019
  • Farewell Zambia, Hello MalawiLots of rain during the night, so everything was very muddy in the morning. We packed up and after breakfast set out for Malawi. Here are some more scenes from the road. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/450549/C6782E13-CC35-4F36-9A17-02EEF8A39447 Posted by katdill in Back to Africa | Jan 26, 2019
  • Day 59....Karonga, MalawiA day in transit. We fed on a nice cereal brekkie before reading and yacking and a cucumber sandwich lunch. Train passed through more fertile lands dotted with villagers working the lands. We arrived in Mbeya - Posted by shaneo15 in Africa | Jan 21, 2019
  • Just LifeWe don’t have too much exciting to report. Life has been just normal here… Slowly we are finishing up loose ends so we often end up working from home. Last Sunday morning the service was on the work Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Jun 22, 2017
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