Travel Blogs from Chitimba, Malawi

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Moving on to Malawi, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Moving on to Malawi

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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On our return to Dar we stayed one night and then had a long day of driving down to Chitimba on the shore of Lake Malawi. At one point during the drive we saw elephants by the roadside which was pretty amazing. At Chitimba we camped on the beach and I ...

Steak dinner anyone?, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Steak dinner anyone?

A travel blog entry by rikkiturner

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... ! As we were eating, a local guy told us three lions were cose by so we hopped onto the truck pretty quickly! Soon we were at Chitimba Camp where we set up the tents and cracked on with tea - we decided on steaks for everyone so got the grill out and ...

Chitimba Beach, Chitimba Beach, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba Beach

A travel blog entry by exploring

bought a coffee table..  more ...

Nkhata Bay to Chitimba, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Nkhata Bay to Chitimba

A travel blog entry by supersazza

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Early start as we headed North through local villages.  After a brief stop at a wooden market, we continued on the journey. Arrived at the campsite late afternoon, and in the evening joined some local drummers on the beach for ...

Chitimba burnout, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba burnout

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher

... Ethiopia, but whatever. My ass hurts, but none of the riders really seem to care. We arrived at Chitimba beach today, right along the shores of Lake Malawi. It is spectacular. The company provided me with a room, acknowledging that I'm grumpy and tired ...

Our first night at Lake Malawi, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Our first night at Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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... through the country.  I would have liked to spend some more time perhaps doing some hiking.  Our first stop in Malawi was Chitimba.  We spent our first night on the banks of Lake Malawi.  Lake Malawi is one of the largest freshwater ...

Chitimba, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba

A travel blog entry by izzie

Chitimba ...

Squeal like a pig, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Squeal like a pig

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher

Some of the riders took care of breakfast for everyone today. Sonia, Viv and Isabelle prepared a spectacular feed of french toast and sausages with fruit salad, pear compote, and caramelized nuts. A sweet and spicy chai was the finishing touch. My job ...

Lake Malawi, looks more like a Sea :), Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Lake Malawi, looks more like a Sea :)

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... it was canned vegetable curry and vegies with pasta for dinner tonight. We got to our campsite beside the town of Chitimba on the banks of the stunningly massive lake Malawi. This lake is so big that you cannot see the other side , it is like an inland ...

Chitimba, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba

A travel blog entry by izzie

Chitimba ...

Chitimba Beach, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba Beach

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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After a copuple of drive days to get down to Malawi we finally made it to Chitimba Beach campsite.  The first drive day was a bit of a disaster.  14 hours on the truck in the end, due to a lovely 3 hour wait for the ferry as one was broken and ...

Malawi? More like Yorkshire or Scotland with zebra, Nyika National Park, Malawi travel blog

Malawi? More like Yorkshire or Scotland with zebra

A travel blog entry by jane-on-tour

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... and now european looking (and feeling) areas. Not to mention the wildlife, insects, people and food along the way. Malawi is a fascinating place full of juxtapositions and extremes in everyday life. No doubt Tanzania with it’s strong connections to ...

Sep 24, 2011, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Sep 24, 2011

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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Chitimba, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba

A travel blog entry by izzie

Chitimba ...

Diving Lake Malawi, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Diving Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by hamishandkatie

... relaxed (read we got less hassle!). We stayed on the shore of the lake for 3 nights, and we went scuba diving in Lake Malawi. Unfortunately it wasn't a very good day for it, and the visibility wasn't great so it was hard work keeping track of your ...

Lake Malawi, Senga Bay, Kande Beach and Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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... of time walking around villages, hanging out in local drinking establishments (I wouldn't call a room with a bench / radio a bar) and playing in lake Malawi. Canoeing, cliff jumping, surfing and volleyball. Great country, friendly people... fun ...

A hard day’s travel, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

A hard day’s travel

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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... day’s plan, we were forced to stop and have a roadside lunch, delaying our arrival even further. We finally arrived in Chitimba around 4.30pm, with our afternoon to relax just about gone. Kerry and I only had enough time to enjoy a quick walk on ...

Chitimba:  one more day till before Kande Beach, Chitimba Camp, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba: one more day till before Kande Beach

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... overnight camp stop on route to Kande Beach. Windy, sandy, time to stretch the legs after the previous day's 600 km drive. Chitimba to Kande Beach = stop at Mzuzu a reasonable size town with a street market which sold mainly second hand clothes. Here ...

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The "Highway" Through Malawi

A travel blog entry by theresapitts

... kids, lots of random happenings. Not surprisingly, we saw a number of terrible bus and truck crashes. We camped on the beach at Chitimba – was very laid back, so a nice break. Did a day trip to Livingstonia, a small village established as part of ...

Malawi time, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Malawi time

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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... the land is flat with large areas of crop farming (rice and corn). After a 3 hour drive South through Malawi, we arrived at our lake side/beach campsite in Chitimba at 6pm. This morning we left in the dark, now we have arrived in the dark! Lake Malawi ...

a hot and sweaty hike up to Livingstonia, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

a hot and sweaty hike up to Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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7 of us hiked from the Chitimba campsite up to Livingstonia perched on top of a range of hills overlooking Lake Malawi. The hike was a 27.8km round trip and was a real mixture of terrain and gradients! Our guides were 2 locals - Mr Fantastic Steve and ...

Lake Malawai, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Lake Malawai

A travel blog entry by shieldsontour

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The drive from Dar Es Salaam to Lake Malawi took two full days of driving so not too much to report.  We had a great overnight stop at a farm in Kisolanza where the Kiwi owner had cooked us a full roast beef ...

Sep 23, 2011, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Sep 23, 2011

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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Lake Malawi, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by dougsgoodlife

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... Lake Malawi – a lake so huge that it runs the length of the country.  Our first night in Malawi was spent at a small beach camp in Chitimba and then we continued along the lake the next morning to Kande Beach, where we stayed for the next three ...

Currency Valuation and Relative Humidity, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Currency Valuation and Relative Humidity

A travel blog entry by dr_jay_onabike

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... on the left, mountains to our right. Less schools evident here and more begging.   After a sticky ride I arrived at Chitimba. Our campsite is beautiful. We are on the sandy shore of Lake Malawi with green volcanic mountains around us. The campsite ...

Malawi lives up to its high expectations, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Malawi lives up to its high expectations

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... had lived up to its high expectations as great for wooden crafts. As we spent our last night in Malawi on the shore of the lake at Chitimba, we took in the magnificent scenary, chatted to friendly people and were pleased with all that we had purchased ...

Masquerading biscuits, Chitimba / Lwawa Forest / Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Masquerading biscuits

A travel blog entry by froglin81

... had an alluring peacefulness about it (possibly due to the death rate and the fact there was no one there). Our first stop was Chitimba, at a supposedly party mad campsite. But after our spit roast pig and a few games of cards, everyone retired for an ...

Malawi Lake, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Malawi Lake

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

Chill day. I stayed back as everyone went to visit Livingstonia. Hung out with the locals instead. They played games on my IPod and was fascinated by them. Some a little too hard for them. Got dominated in checkers by a local. It's thanksgiving for ...

The land of Mangoes and smiles, Chitimba, Livingstonia, Nkhata Bay, Senga Bay and Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

The land of Mangoes and smiles

A travel blog entry by jai_82

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... it was on you could charge your phone, drink cold beer and see the people your sitting with. Apart from that though, Malawi was simply awesome and the people were super friendly. Nadja also celebrated her birthday in Nkhata Bay, she got ...

Malawi Lake, Chitimba, Malawi travel blog

Malawi Lake

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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... family. Everyone out of the truck. Police checkpoint. Our bags are checked. "mzungu"- white skinned. Northern part of Malawi lake, Chitimba. The lake like an ocean without the scent of salty water. Group bonding games on the beach. Volleyball till ...

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