Travel Blogs from Livingstonia, Malawi

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

Beach bums and ear drums

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... of lunar cycle when it's a statistical fact that the nutters come out (hence the term lunatic). The second campground in Livingstonia was much more fun. It was a public park full of picnicing families and church groups celebrating Malawian Mother's Day ...

De Mbeya a Livingstonia, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

De Mbeya a Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas... We stayed at Mushroom Camp, near Livingstonia 26 Sept, de Mbeya (Tanzanie) à Livingstonia (Malawi) High up at 900m, with the tent literally set on the cliff's edge, this camping is incredible for solitude and its beautiful ...

Chitimba and Livingstonia, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Chitimba and Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... you and farewells there. Now we are staying in a lovely room overlooking the beautiful blue of Lake Malawi and the fantastic plateau of Livingstonia to the south. Chitimba Beach Campsite is very popular with overland trucks such as Toucan, Africa ...

Last night in Malawi, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Last night in Malawi

A travel blog entry by jane-on-tour

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Our last night in Malawi was not what we planned - it was better.  We intended to go to Livingstonia, a town in the mountains which was a former missionary area. BUT... The 'track' up the mountains was so steep, uneven, bumpy, ...

View from upon high, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

View from upon high

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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On the beaches of Lake Malawi, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

On the beaches of Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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... Africa and the 8th largest lake in the world.  It also has more species of fish than any other lake in the world. Lake Malawi also has the the distinction of being the location of the first naval battle of WWI.  On the 13th of August, 1914 ...

To Livingstonia and the Mushroom Farm, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

To Livingstonia and the Mushroom Farm

A travel blog entry by sklitgord

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... and the Mushroom Farm   Today we are planning to go to Mushroom Farm, just below Livingstonia in the mountains bordering Lake Malawi. To reach Livingstonia, one must take a bus to Chitimba then either walk up the hill of hitch a ride up. We left ...

Another room with a view, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Another room with a view

A travel blog entry by mark_lisa_baxby

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It took most of the day to travel to Livingstonia. A shared taxi ride, a slightly hair-raising minibus ride (crazy speeding driver) which at one point went over a winding mountain pass where we encountered baboons in the road and finally a very ...

the last stretch is always the best bit, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

the last stretch is always the best bit

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... a bit we turned off the lamp. It was only 19:30, if you can believe that. Start: Kande Beach, MAL. 9:18 End: Livingstonia, MAL. 15:00 Total Distance: 272 km Road Conditions: good smooth road with the occasional crater-like pothole. Road from M1 ...

First time hitch hiker, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

First time hitch hiker

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

... enough dodgy people at this point that I can now distinguish between when I am in a good place and in a not so good place. Malawi, as a whole, seems to be a very safe country. While waiting by the side of the road, a young Rastafarin poked his head ...

Damn! I got scammed today!, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Damn! I got scammed today!

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

... go there later on. I was getting off Chitimba with the intention of visiting this town on top of a mountain called Livingstonia. It seemed interesting and I met a traveler who highly recommended staying at a place called Mushroom Farm. When I first heard ...

a stay in  Livingstonia and the Mushroom Farm, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

a stay in Livingstonia and the Mushroom Farm

A travel blog entry by sklitgord

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... schools. About half way to the town the trail started to get more difficult with steep ascents and descents. When we finally reached Livingstonia and the only restaurant open (in the Stone House) they told us the only food they had were cookies and soda, ...

Livingstonia, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... was not too much and a bit of a let down.  As I was walking along the road to Livingstonia a minibus that some volunteers working for the Malawi government had rented for the weekend invited me to join them.  We checked out the main sites which ...

Slowly but surely, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Slowly but surely

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

... in better shape which is good as I will be climbing Kilimangaro in about 1 month. I walked 13 kms today while visiting Livingstonia. The town itself is nothing special. I was a little disappointed to tell you the truth. There wasn?t much there. The ...

Cool Running's, Senga Bay, Malawi travel blog

Cool Running's

A travel blog entry by carlos.quijano

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Cool Running's on Senga Bay On the way to Senga Bay we passed through droves of villages. The region is, like I have said over and over again, extremely dry. The rainy season cannot start soon enough. Mango season has however arrived with a bang!  ...

Livingstonia, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... .  After dropping off a few things at the campsite I continued the trek to Livingstonia, another 5km. It happened to be election day in Malawi, with the incumbent president being highly likely to win another term in office.  When ...

Culture and Waterfall, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Culture and Waterfall

A travel blog entry by travelwithjorg

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Near to the historical place of Livingstonia there is a very nice camp site called 'Mushroom Farm'. It is quite difficult to get to it since you stop at Chitimba and then have to get up a mountain for 15 km's and there are no buses ...

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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... the area, just another example of how cool the Malawians are. One day we decided that becase the lonely planet said that Livingstonia  had the most spectacular views in all of Africa (pretty big call) that we would climb the mountain (which ended ...

We got engaged @ The Mushroom Farm, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

We got engaged @ The Mushroom Farm

A travel blog entry by kkandsteve

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... and sitting around in an ecolodge.  Brilliant. The Mushroom Farm is situated near the top of the Livingstonia mountain range looking down over Lake Malawi.  At night when all the fishermen go out with their kerosene lamps you can see them for ...

Livingstonia, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by meltin4

At the top of one of the mountains behind Chitimba is a village built by Scottish Missionaries called Livingstonia. It took a very steep and hot four hour walk up a long winding road to get there but was most definitely worth it. The air there was so ...

Punch, Wind, and Fire, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Punch, Wind, and Fire

A travel blog entry by claraz8

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Today we crossed the border into Malawi with no little difficulty. Apparently Mexicans are required to get Visas before entering and they cannot be done at the border. This posed a problem as Hilda one of our new members had not gotten one in ...

Another Drunken Sunday..., Senga Bay, Malawi travel blog

Another Drunken Sunday...

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan

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As we didn't have to far to travel today we slept in a little but were still up around 7.30am. This time first thing we went for a swim. The water is brilliant and calm in the mornings, so nice to be out in the water. We swam without flippers for about ...

Livingstonia, I Presume, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Livingstonia, I Presume

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... Camp: one morning we took on the hot dusty hike further up the hill to the pleasant, well preserved colonial city of Livingstonia. We spent some time wandering around its wide, tree-lined dirt roads admiring the scenery, the relaxed atmosphere and all ...

Nice place to hang out, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Nice place to hang out

A travel blog entry by glaro

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Here comes the rain, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Here comes the rain

A travel blog entry by rosadventure

... South African, most of us packed it in... We had to get up the next morning to treck up to the hill village of Livingstonia, an old colonial camp used by the British (founded by Livingstone in the 19th century) after people camped by the lake started ...

Cool Runnings..., Senga Bay, Malawi travel blog

Cool Runnings...

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan

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... hippos arrived, then a quick shower and a sundowner at the bar. We again ate at the restaurant, dinner this time was local Malawi Lake butter fish with salad which was again very tasty, the best bit being that the salad had feta cheese (a true rarity!). ...

Livingstonia, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by kutschi

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... umsteigen. Nach zweistündiger Fahrt nach Chitimba, kam dann ein grausamer Part des Tages: Auf dem Weg von Chitimba nach Livingstonia gibt es ein tollen Campingplatz, wo ich übernachten wollte. Ich hatte schon gehört und gelesen dass es die zehn ...

The Mushroom Farm, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

The Mushroom Farm

A travel blog entry by paddyfetherston

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We had three great days in Livingstonia, spending our time at The Mushroom Farm, a hostel perched on a cliff overlooking Lake Malawi. After some hiking and plenty of relaxing we headed back down the mountain and caught a bus to Mzuzu, and then another to ...

Malawi - Livingstonia, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

Malawi - Livingstonia

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... their house. We went back to our lodge and met with a guy called Thomas who was a local guide making walking tours around Livingstonia. He brought a paper sheet with the different tours he offered so we decided to take a little hike to the "water source". ...

The easy route!, Livingstonia, Malawi travel blog

The easy route!

A travel blog entry by lbc

Not such an early start to go up to Livingstonia. A taxi there and walk back (it is still over 15km!) was the intention. Our 10 seater taxi which was a pickup truck with an open back turned up an hour late. With our resident grandparents they got in the ...

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