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Travel Blogs from Salima
... of women's empowerment groups, NGO's or even community based organizations are either western men, western women, or are local malawian men, you know there is something wrong. Why is it that we feel as though we have to help these men and women to do things better? Who is to say that they cannot help themselves/ that they are managing just fine. Everywhere we go we are imparting western views, and ways of doing things. The truth ...
... a great learning experience for me as it reminded me that perhaps hiking is not my favourite pastime. I quickly learned that hiking with adults and a guide is quite a bit different then hiking with 12 10 year olds like I did out west last summer. Adults go a lot faster and play less games, and have fewer water breaks. Don't really know if I like this kind of hiking to be honest. I really like being able to take my time and stop to take pictures and such instead of being on a sprint to ...
Spent 5 hours on the truck and arrived at another beautiful campsite on lake Malawi, very windy so spent the afternoon reading a book. We shared the campsite with baboons so had to be careful overnight, however did not sleep as far to windy and the the water was so noisy. An early start tomorrow as we head off to another ...
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 ...
Last night I got talking to some locals on the beach and one young lad about 18 yrs old said he'd take me fishing the following afternoon for US$15.
I met him at 1pm and together with his 15 yr old brother and 13 yr old friend, off we went in his Mokoro Canoe to go fishing.
We went to the island again that I had swum to the day before.
The fishing was with cane sticks with string and a float but not sure what it was made of.
We had ...
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