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 …
... 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.
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility