Travel Blogs from Malawi

Sort by Newest Best first

Another crap Mozambique hotel, Milange, Mozambique travel blog

Another crap Mozambique hotel

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!

... by 9:30. Overall I have to say I'm extremely pleased I made this detour to Mozambique instead of heading straight for Malawi. The Portuguese influence, the Dhow rides, Ibo and Ilha de Mozambique have made this yet another mind-blowing experience. Again ...

The magic calculator, Blantyre, Malawi travel blog

The magic calculator

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
2

... walkers and cyclists. Malawi is actually one of the poorest countries in Africa and also one of the most populated per sq. mile. Malawi had about the same population as Mozambique, but if you check their size difference on a map Malawi is about a tenth ...

Day 2 - Black ice scramble up Sapitwa, Sapitwa, Chambe, Mt. Mulange, Malawi travel blog

Day 2 - Black ice scramble up Sapitwa

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
5

... 8,000 feet up above the valley floor and the plains I had climbed up from the previous day. It was also the highest point in Malawi. We could actually see all the way out to Lake Malawi that must have been over 100 miles away. There were a lot of ...

4 days wait for the daily train, Nampula, Mozambique travel blog

4 days wait for the daily train

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
2
1

... . I found out the daily train I wanted to take did not go for another 4 days and the 2 potential flights to Malawi didn't run anymore! I'd heard really negative thinks about Nampula from other travelers, but despite all this I did quite like Nampula, ...

Fighting for the muzungu, Likhubula, Mt. Mulange, Malawi travel blog

Fighting for the muzungu

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
1

... up. The porter he picked for me was Jeffrey. I booked into the CCAP mission ( this is a big Christian organization in Malawi) where I had a peaceful afternoon listening to all the hymns been sung as only African know how. Later I went for a dip in ...

The crazy Christian, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

The crazy Christian

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!

... to see, but the locals handled the situation very well. As we got closer to Lilongwe we started to climb up to a plateau, Lilongwe is Malawi's capital but I have to say it's not a very appealing city at all. It's very spread out with no real centre and ...

Day 3 - A lecture for the porter and guide, Blantype, Malawi travel blog

Day 3 - A lecture for the porter and guide

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
3

... contained paneer! Chinese was Rolland's idea and he told us when we were there that this was his first ever Chinese meal. Fancy picking Malawi to try your first Chinese! A few more G+Ts and then back to Doogles to finish the night with yet more G+T. I ...

Baiting Jerry the Fish Eagle!, Cape Maclear, Malawi travel blog

Baiting Jerry the Fish Eagle!

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
10

After taking 3 weeks to read 30 pages of A Short History of Africa and decided history books weren't really my cup of tea. Started the mammoth autobiography of Nelson Mandela - A Long Walk to Freedom. Spent the morning reading this book. Much more ...

Polyfilla and Pedantic-antics, Cape Maclear, Malawi travel blog

Polyfilla and Pedantic-antics

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

This is a top pick!
5

...  for four years. Since leaving the army they had been volunteering in an orphanage in Mozambique and had just arrived in Malawi. It was fascinating talking to Mike and Brandon about their time in the 'war on terror' and we sat for six ...

Elephant Marsh, Makhanga, Malawi travel blog

Elephant Marsh

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!
1
11

Blantyre - Nchalo - Bangula - Makhanga - Mchacha James (Elephant Marsh) - ...

Bored in Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi travel blog

Bored in Blantyre

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!

- ...

Not much happening in Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Not much happening in Malawi

A travel blog entry by globedecker

This is a top pick!
1

... Kenya and South Africa. So tomorrow we are off to Zambia! She Said: We reluctantly left the amazingly beautiful Seychelles for Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world. I tried to finagle our airline tickets so we could spend a few more ...

Chilling by Lake Malawi, Nkhata Bay, Malawi travel blog

Chilling by Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!
2

- ...

Skinny dipping at Mt Mulanje, Mt Mulanje, Malawi travel blog

Skinny dipping at Mt Mulanje

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!
12

Blantyre - Mulanje - Chitakale - ? - Chitakale - ...

Heading North through Africa, Detr, Malawi travel blog

Heading North through Africa

A travel blog entry by jeffs

This is a top pick!

... across to Malawi. Everything about Malawi screamed AFRICA!!!! Whereas places in South Africa could have been any first world country, Malawi was definately a 3rd world one. I could see mud huts with mis-matched straw roofs, i could feel the heat of ...

Happy Anniversary, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Happy Anniversary

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

This is a top pick!
2
4

... with Zain, Malawi's largest mobile phone company. Zain's colour is pink and Richard plus team drive around Malawi offering business's the opportunity to to have their shop front painted pink and their shop sign professionally stenciled back in, ...

Back to Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi travel blog

Back to Blantyre

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!

Makhanga - Bangula - Nchalo - ...

A Great Lake, Nkhata Bay, Malawi travel blog

A Great Lake

A travel blog entry by cpricci

This is a top pick!
2
15

... ) is the most densly populated part of Afrika. All of east Afrika is slowly sliding into the Indian Ocean. Someday, Lake Malawi will contain salt water. I quickly found Josie Redmonds and Chris Ashton at Kupenja. I'd been in contact with Josie via ...

How long do the buses take here?!, Blantyre, Malawi travel blog

How long do the buses take here?!

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!

- ...

Malawi, Mzuzu, Malawi travel blog

Malawi

A travel blog entry by edamame

This is a top pick!
11

... relaxing afternoon at the pool overlooking the lake enjoying some drinks, catching up on our journal, and unwinding. Our last day in Malawi was spent driving towards Tanzania. It was a long day in the truck, but the people in our group passed the ...

To Lake Malawi!, Nkhata Bay, Malawi travel blog

To Lake Malawi!

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!
4

Mzuzu - Nkhata ...

Long drive to Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Long drive to Lilongwe

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!

Nkhata Bay - ...

TeamCooper's Official Lake of Stars 2008 Review, Senga Bay, Malawi travel blog

TeamCooper's Official Lake of Stars 2008 Review

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

This is a top pick!
8

... had come down to visit the festival site and in the afternoon he delivered a speech on the main stage. He seemed overwhelmed that Malawi was the host for such a large and well organised music festival, and took the opportunity of an open mic to make a ...

A dose of Bilharzia, Cape McClear, Malawi travel blog

A dose of Bilharzia

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
1
3

Took advantage of Doogle's full monty breakfast again this morning before we all head off to Cape Maclear on Lake Malawi. This is one of the first times I've traveled with other people for long distances on public transport and it was great to have help ...

Beach bums and ear drums, Chitemba and Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Beach bums and ear drums

A travel blog entry by dazzla

This is a top pick!
2
2

... anonymous bank account for the corrupt president) but Susy nearly choked on her Toblerone when she was told that the letter from the Malawi High Commission back home wasn't good enough so she had to pay $60 and visit another immigration office in the main ...

Takin' It Easy, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Takin' It Easy

A travel blog entry by cpricci

This is a top pick!
5

Friday night I had the house to myself when Kristoff went to pick up Stacia after her trip south. They returned home with their Peace Corps fiend, Brooke, at 2 a.m., well tipsy. I had gone to bed a bit before that, but got up to say hello. Luckily, ...

Day 1 - Drunken porter or sick grandma, Chisepo, Mt. Mulange, Malawi travel blog

Day 1 - Drunken porter or sick grandma

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

This is a top pick!
10

We'd arranged to get a 6am start to avoid the heat for what was going to be a steep climb. By 6:30 neither the porter or the guide had arrived so I walked down to the village to find them. Beste said that Jeffrey had probably been out on the piss the ...

Tracking Down Other Permaculture Teachers, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Tracking Down Other Permaculture Teachers

A travel blog entry by cpricci

This is a top pick!

... to fetch some kwacha. This was pretty easy, as was finding breakfast and a phone. The phone shops are literally everywhere in Malawi. My breakfast was half a fresh coconut (shelled for me), a muffin, two donuts and some fried potatoes with chopped salad ...

Birthday in Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi travel blog

Birthday in Blantyre

A travel blog entry by izzie

This is a top pick!

- ...

Awesome Fiesta Mates..., Nkhata Bay, Malawi travel blog

Awesome Fiesta Mates...

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

This is a top pick!

Just arrived at Kande Beach on Lake Malawi, one of the largest lakes in the world and did a major splurge (12 USD) and upgraded to a lake front cabin with my roomie Fotoula for the two nights that we are here!  As our tour leader would say "Awesome ...

Sort by Newest Best first