Travel Blogs from Cape Maclear
So our first week at hospital went so fast! By the end of the week was already feeling like more of the team and that I was being more of a help than a hindrance! I'm slowly learning some key words in Chichewa so I can communicate with the patients and their parents a bit better. So far my vocab stretches as far as simple hello how are you etc and …
... does a great job of it.
We met Ruis and Veronica here. Ruis works in Tete (Mozambique) and Veronica comes to visit him once a month. We decided to go snorkeling together the next day.
Flamingo is an official guide appointed by the community. There are a few of them working in rotation for the various lodges in Cape ...
... 8211; 6 hours away.
The first hour of the trip was actually not too bad. Interesting people to watch and sights to see as we trundled through the country side. Turns out that we didn't actually have to wait too long to get a seat, as the bus was stopping at every. Single. Stop. People we constantly climbing on and off and as soon as a row opened up, we acted like the savages we are and hurtled over bodies to plonk ourselves down. Happy, we settled in for ...
... after sign in Malawi of this orphanage and that orphanage and another
and another all along the main roads!
Before we went to the Palm Beach
Campsite we saw the signs for Cape Maclear. Mike said he had stayed
at the hotel there with his parents when he was a small child.
Talking of lucky little boys, Mike told
me once of a family holiday they went on to Lourenco Marques. They
stayed at the very smart and ...
... to grab supplies would be Selama and just outside the town itself there were some market stalls. I jumped out and tried to grab some supplies but unfortunately got hounded by drunk locals so we moved on quickly. Not sure what it is or where it started but Sunday evenings in Africa are not a nice time to be out and about due to the amount of dodgy looking drunk locals. We have found this pretty much all the way through Africa when we travel ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility