Travel Blogs from Lilongwe, Malawi

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The crazy Christian, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

The crazy Christian

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... 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 ...

Not much happening in Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Not much happening in Malawi

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... we will spend most of the time camping. Thankfully, we met some other travelers and had a great time walking around "downtown" Lilongwe and swapping travel stories with them. It certainly reminded us how nice it is to have friends! We miss all of ...

Heading North through Africa, Detr, Malawi travel blog

Heading North through Africa

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... 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

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... most pain from this fact. Haha. It was another 5am start and we are back to the bus station for our final leg to Lilongwe. On the bus we meet a nice couple from Holland who recommend a campsite called mabuya, owned and run by an English ...

Long drive to Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Long drive to Lilongwe

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Takin' It Easy, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Takin' It Easy

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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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, ...

Tracking Down Other Permaculture Teachers, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Tracking Down Other Permaculture Teachers

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... on one exotic and annual crop that eats up their money in seed and fertilizer and provides nothing but carbohydrates. When I got to Lilongwe, I called Stacia again and she told me where to go to get picked up by Kristof. I finally got there after some ...

Made It, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Made It

A travel blog entry by hess

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... needed to be obtained and poured into the engine, which meant a complicated maneuvering of seats. Eventually I made it into Lilongwe past villages of crumbling houses and barns of drying tobacco leaves. Lilongwe is very green and pretty with big trees ...

A stopover in Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

A stopover in Lilongwe

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... hours of a rather more comfortable than usual African bus (but only rather, so don't get excited), we arrived in Lilongwe, the peculiar capital of Malawi.  It is inadvisible to walk about the area of the bus station while clueless, so we got a ...

Please don't touch my bag in public, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Please don't touch my bag in public

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... Our couch, chugging, puffing, and full to the brim pulled out by around 8:30-9:00 am and the journey started. And ended in Lilongwe; at least for the night. Unable to find a minibus that was continuing to Muzuzu, we decided we would spend the night at ...

At the House of Nordin, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

At the House of Nordin

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... like tourists in Jamaica, they went back to the States, got married, and went for another round of Peace Corps duty together in Malawi. Their initial mission was to educate about HIV and AIDS, but it was the mid-1990's, and the Afrikans took it as any ...

Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Malawi

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Malawi in our entry from Cape Town, South Africa entitled 'Cape Town at Last!!!'. Cheers, K & ...

Emma's perspective on Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Emma's perspective on Malawi

A travel blog entry by jose

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... Bay took its toll. We bid a sad goodbye to Becky as she headed back to Tanzania and we headed off to the capital, Lilongwe. Lilongwe is a filthy hole and we stayed in some filthy brothel hovel and then left pronto, the next morning, on our way to ...

Me, on Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Me, on Malawi

A travel blog entry by jose

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... and then there was a local band playing and a birthday party for someone we hadn't met...). Finally we made our way to Lilongwe and were thoroughly unimpressed. It was a horrible place and I never want to go back. This opinion may be biased because ...

Alternatives to Starvation, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Alternatives to Starvation

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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Kristof Nordin is ready for visitors. The dining room table in his modest house west of Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, is covered with dozens of Zip-Lock bags containing beans, fruit, legumes and other indigenous food stuffs that he and his wife, Stacia, ...

A Cry for Help, Nkhoma, Malawi travel blog

A Cry for Help

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... distributed," says Dorothy. "We need the cash to get the food here now." But sitting in her office in Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, Dorothy easily rhymes off a list of international disasters competing for worldwide attention: the earthquake in Pakistan, ...

On the Razor's Edge of Hope, Mponela, Malawi travel blog

On the Razor's Edge of Hope

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... room rests his bicycle, beside the worn out blackboard he uses to teach English lessons to children in his community in central Malawi. Soft-spoken, with an engaging smile, Roger is the picture of a well-educated and ambitious young African. Except that ...

Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Lilongwe

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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7th July 2008 Lilongwe So having spent 5 hours or so doing the long journey south to Lilongwe we finally arrived at the capital. Normally we would have chosen to break up a long 300km journey and stay somewhere on the way. But there just wasn't ...

Yet more relaxing!, Lake Malawi, Malawi travel blog

Yet more relaxing!

A travel blog entry by bamberd

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... boys! Anyway, back to keepin you all up to date, I'm sure you've been waiting with baited breath for our next entry. Lake Malawi was really cool. It's massive and is looks like you are next to the ocean, only the water isn't salty! Camped on the ...

Chinteche Inn, Chinteche, Malawi travel blog

Chinteche Inn

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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After another short drive dayvia Mzuzu, we arrive at Chinteche Inn next to the Lake again.  Here we stayed for 3 nights, and again had a few chilled days by the beach. The first night was a punch night where we all chipped in $5 and Rach made a huge ...

My, What a Long Trunk, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

My, What a Long Trunk

A travel blog entry by davo.and.bethan

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After a quick overnight ferry ride and 9 hour bus (!) we arrived in Lilongwe the capital of Malawi. We spent a couple of days eating chese and meat, catching up on emails and planning our remaining days in the country. The capital was nice enough, it was ...

Faith in human nature..., Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Faith in human nature...

A travel blog entry by 123donal

After a night in Lilongwe we trekked out early in the morning to a place called Likuni, about 8km out of the centre on a truck crammed with people which costed just 18p! Armed with just the name of a few of mum's friends who she knew when she lived out ...

Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Lilongwe

A travel blog entry by kyliebruce

A very long session at the post office was the order of our time in Lilongwe.  We were all trying to post home Malawi chairs along with other souvenirs, and it took hours!!  The lady behind the counter didn't seem to know how to deal with all ...

The Malawian capital, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

The Malawian capital

A travel blog entry by rikkiturner

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We had an early start today as we had a day of driving ahead of us. After a few hours we stopped at a big supermarket where we had to stock up o food for the next few days - we both got so excited as we saw Old El Paso fajitas and nearly bought them ...

Beach, village and studio, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Beach, village and studio

A travel blog entry by davisc.

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... to build a clinic in the area. I will sleep in a village for the first time. All of rural Malawi operates in villages. And even the "suburbs" of Lilongwe and Blantyre have a village chief; even if he has less direct control of the community. On ...

On the road!, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

On the road!

A travel blog entry by fehs_geog

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... consider the bigger picture turn out to be less informed... We are on the M1, which takes us from the airport to Lilongwe, and then onto Dedza. It is Malawi's main highway, and on first glance, it seems to live up to that standard. But taking a wider view ...

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Malawi, the "warm heart" of Africa

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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Malawi update Most of our time in Malawi was spent at Lake Malawi.. a popular tourist destination. We toured a local school, had an opportunity to ride horses, swim, relax on the lake.  You can check out the BBC country profile on Malawi here: ...

Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Lilongwe

A travel blog entry by behi

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... Or something.   We paid what we owed, said our goodbyes to the couple we met from Belgium, and headed towards Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. Our time in this wonderful place is coming to an end but our time in Zambia is about to begin. Two things ...

Tanzania and Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

Tanzania and Malawi

A travel blog entry by claireoff2005

... the toast. We spent the whole day in the truck driving up into the mountains of Tanzania on our way to the border to Malawi. We arrived at this gorgeous campsite in Iringa at about 5pm - long 12 hour drive. We had dinner at the campsite restaurant, ...

02/08/09, Lilongwe, Malawi travel blog

02/08/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

When you think about it, we have already done more than half our trip so, in essence we are already on the way home... or the home stretch. I did not think about it like this but I rather miss home actually. Well after we had breakfast and while we are ...

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