Girassol Lichinga Hotel
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Up at 4, in a taxi by 4.30, checking in a 5.15 and taking off on a LAM flight to Lichinga at 6.45. The flight was busy (with Mozambicans, maybe 1 or 2 other tourists) and one man was even transporting a large chocolate cake on a flat board - I assume it must have travelled the whole way on his lap. We stopped in Beira and Nampula where we had to …
Today we travelled down to Lake Malawi crossing the border from Tanzania to Malawi by road, visas sorted, stamped out of Tanzania and into Malawi, clocks go back 1 hour, currency changed and just another few hours to camp. Now making it our third country so far! 4 more to go in Africa! I've already noticed ...
Today five of us go out in Cephas Chapamba's car to Salima, which is about 65 miles east of here on Lake Malawi.
At breakfast we notice quite a bit of US, Botswanna and other military personnel. There is a conference across the road from the Capitol Hotel where we are staying for "Southern Accord." It is a grouping of south African nations along with the USA who are part of a peace-keeping ...
After a night lay over in the capitol we got another local bus to Monkey Bay, at the south of Lake Malawi. Despite previous warning that it is currently low season in Africa, we did not quite prepare ourselves for being the only travellers in Monkey Bay! So after an eerie but peaceful night, we made our way to Cape Maclear. Our hostel "Indabe" was a newly renovated, brightly painted complex, a lengthy 5 metres from the lake! Most if our days were spent soaking up the sun and exploring ...
The past few days, we were basically traveling from Dar es Salam (Tanzania), to the border of Malawi. We call these "drive days", where we drive between 7 – 10 hours, stopping in between for an hour or 2 for lunch, in a local town.
The truck is laid out with comfortable chairs, and even an area with a mattress, if you want to lie down... We enjoy the scenery with the sides up and the wind in our hair. After a while, we get lost, ...
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