Sunbird Mzuzu Hotel
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... to serve through, selling basichousehold things, material and phone credit. As very few people have electricity in their homes some of the shops also offer a phone charging service. The nearest "town" is called Kande which is 9km away and is basically just a reasonable size market but there's also some hairdressers, a health clinic and a fairly sketchy looking bar that I don't think I'll venture in to! Also at Kande (well another 3km down a dirt track) there's a hostel ...
... Despite a few tropical plants around the area, the darker green vegetation and the rich blue lake made the scene vaguely European looking at first. The steps soon became bareable, except when you hiked up to the dorm room and then realised you had forgotten the key, kept at the bar dizzyingly far below you.
Jumping in the cool refreshing water, I struggled to feel like I was in Africa, the ...
After an 8pm til 8am sleep which had clearly been a lingering need of mine since Heathrow, we set about finishing this dragged out journey which equates to about 280 kilometres in real terms but may I think African kilometres are a different measurement as this seems impossible as we were tonning it the whole way. Anyway, the taxi driver we hired from the bus station to Joy’s had left us ...
Time is a loose theoretical concept in Africa, I know you might say that human beings have laid down official rules to it - but those rules are useless here. It’s like journey times are quoted to you pre-tax. How long does it take to Mzuzu? Four to five hours? Oh that sounds ok. My near-enough exact words at 11am. At 7pm, however I found myself being driven at breakneck speed through the pitch black plains of Malawi, with those earlier spoken words filling the empty mind-space ...
... than this..... and also 128km distance. You can see the sort of day it was from looking at the profile. Have virtually no recollections of the ride now as I write this blog up a few days later - all my efforts went into the cycling........ A long day out on the road today
Finally arrived at the school field we were camping at - but managed to put my tent up soon after arriving so that's another sign ...