Gecko Lounge

Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi | Hotel
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Malawi - Cape Maclear

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... MK 800 but it was too late. We could have gone with them paying the normal price or even a little bit more but since they were trying so much to rip us off they finally lost their clients.

While we were driving to Cape Maclear the driver whose name was Pete told us about different accommodations in town. He was a really nice guy that moved there to help his daughter set up her new business as well as spend his retirement in a bit more active way.

Cape Maclear - Lake Malawi National Park

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


... first night and then were joined by Tanja from Denmark. There are lodges throughout the lake shore and to access the different parts of the lake you walk through the village or right along the beach.

Cape Maclear is a working fishing village, but they are used to tourists. The lake is filled with fishing boats and the markets are filled with fish that are being dried and stinking up the village. It was interesting to have the public beaches next to the ...

Monkey Bay - Mufasa Backpackers

A travel blog entry by africaadventure


... ready to throw a punch. It turns out, in his craziness, he thought we were Americans (as most people do) and that a touch to my lily white face might be his ticket to America. It was such an invasion of space, despite being crammed between people on all sides, an intentional touch to the face is different, personal. We calmed down, realizing again we had no place to move to and the rasta got off at the next stop. The kids behind didn't let it ...

Ant Attack

A travel blog entry by alexobt

... and frustrating) experience. It requires balance, poise, and determination. Qualities I once had, but may have stagnated recently. The afternoon's games turned out to be easier - a couple of boys also teach me how to play the Malawian national boardgame of Baow - sort of like backgammon but sort of completely different. I win handily after they tell me the right ...

Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by abi_n_ed


... a few nights. Sadly Bilharzia parasite is well known at lake Malawi so everyone is a bit apprehensive about the water except marsha of course who's bikinied up and jumping in. Our stay is fun and we party and eat well with a hog roast and visit to a local house. Leanne and myself decide on trying out horse riding which is really lovely as we go round the village and then onto the beach which ends with our horses bolting and me falling ...

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