Sunbird Nkopola Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSunbird Nkopola Lodge Mangochi
Had a very pleasant stay in the Nkopola lodge. Manager Ellard Salva was very helpful. Rooms were nice and staff was pleasant. Beautiful buffet breakfast (included). Location on the beach is tropical.
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We bounced around in our very hot little turbo prop plane with all the thermals in the heat. After about 40 minutes we had reached an altitude high enough to be cooled down to be a warm comfortable. We bounced around again coming down but landed on time.
Nice thing about only a dozen passengers, it doesn't take long to clear customs/ …
... Coventry University and she is over here studying Albinism. There are a large number of albinos in Malawi but, rather disturbingly, they are being kidnapped and sold to traditional medicine healers who claim that the bones of albinos, if worn, bring good fortune and wealth. As a result, they are trying to lobby parliament for a change to the laws which prosecute people who have kidnapped an person with albinism because, at present, ...
... In the end they were about half an hour late. It turned out that they to had been stopped at the 'speed trap' but had also not been speeding. They had tried to challenge the on-the-spot fine which was issued but were then threatened with police action. They were both from the Republic of Ireland and were a brother and sister-in-law travelling with a one year old baby. Unfortunately they weren't travelling with a local magistrate! Anyway, we boarded the boat to start our trip ...
... much cooler and the temperature difference is quite marked. The Lodge is located next to a large watering hole and I sat for a long time in the late afternoon watching the children playing in the water and reading. The noise they were making was incredible; they were having such fun. In the evening there was a church gathering in the field behind the lodge and the sound of people singing was fantastic. Someone was playing a traditional drum and it was ...
... wheel to shape a metal head for a hoe. In another instance the bicycle wheel fanned the flames of a small smelter. Under another tree a tailor plied his trade on a treadle sewing machine. Behind our school a carpenter worked with a hand saw, long plane, hammer, and hand chisels.
Fields between the villages had been prepared for planting maize. Malawi is south of the equator so seasons are reversed. They are moving into summer and ...