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... Not a good start to the last leg of our adventure.
With the setting sun we headed for "Blue Canoe" (ex Crazy Crocodile Camp) for a night on the northern-most shores of Lake Malawi, known in Tanzania as Lake Nyasa. The camp is owned by a German and Tanzanian couple, and is absolutely perfectly built. The place is kept so clean, you could perform open-heart surgery in the shower ...
... on the tour with everyone else in their 20s and 30s. It may be a bit of a party tour.
John finally managed to get to get to the Kipipeo resort after midnight after what seemed a bit of a nightmare journey that involved a small ferry crossing and a mad cab driver who shared his one experience of Australia as a sailor on a commercial ship that hauled shipping containers. One bright point was talking about the Man City Chelsea game that was on that night.
... None of the existing tribes ever had a special place for toilet. When they need to answer the call of nature they just go to the nearby bushes. They always carry a shovel with them. If somebody asks (especially kids), they justify it as follows: “I´m just going to the nearby forest to get some medicine.”
- Ways of communication are the following: animal horn (e.g. wildebeest), fire or ...
... us better beforehand, we would have known better...) When we reached this village called Kahama, we were done, just sweaty, thirsty, tired, no more need than drinking water, a toilet and a bed or something similar. As we had not known, Kahama is a small village in this merciless desert, not very pretty, not very special, not very secure... So after finding a place to stay over night we just went to sleep, to continue our tiring journey the next morning. ...
... jam. Have to turn right at a major intersection then turn right again after a few hundred yards into the oncoming traffic which is stationary. Driver negotiates with lorry driver that he'll let taxi through when things start moving. Sit there for 15mins waiting for a gap. Wonder how far station is? Taxi driver motions with hand over hand and says, "1....2...3...4....5...6". So. Is that 6 streets, kilometres, blocks, what? Decide to stay in car.
A minute gap appears in ...