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... and money exchanging rates, which helped pass some time. Two hours later we received a couple small stamps. No vehicle inspection. No police bribes necessary. You're just on Africa time. What was waiting for us beyond Mozambique is what many call "Africa for beginners" and what I call a slice of Heaven in Africa - Malawi. So here we sit on the beach after a lovely boat ride and snorkeling on Lake Malawi. The only annoyance now is that Dave won't play the new Malawian "checkers" game with ...
... crowded, but fall is the low season, and the whole ebola thing is setting a huge break on the tourism even in Malawi. Luckily I wasn't completely alone though, I managed to find a few other travellers spread across the lodges, and I also got to know quite a few of the locals, especially the ones working at the lodge I was staying at. I learned the infamous Malawi bawo game (which doesn't look like is makes any sense in the beginning), and I actually managed to win a few rounds of ...
... The lake is beautiful, with 3/4 of the world's colorful freshwater fish found in this lake. If you stay in the clear water, it is safe and a beautiful place to snorkel.
The last day we had double services back on the patio - and the heat slightly modified by a gentle breeze. Lunch was a common meal with all the brethren consisting of Nshima, rice, beef stew and some vegetables. We had the blessing of children (5) during the middle of the ...
... as he continued to wave. While driving, he turned to me and asked if we could make a 10-15min pitstop. I said sure, and before I knew it, I found myself smack in the middle of a Malawian funeral. I was the only foreigner there, and was underdressed in a t-shirt and shorts. Malawians find the latter amusing since only young boys wear shorts. Needless to say, I got some amusing looks. Life and death is unique in every culture, especially in this continent. It was a catholic ...
A day doing nothing. Awoken by Annie what sounded like her searching for and then eating a bag of crisps. Attempted to walk into the village before being accosted by 8 village men wanting to show us round. After 15 minutes we (Derek Angela stu Jessie and steff) were all mentally exhilarated and decided to head back to camp. We discussed snorkaling ...