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Day 12-14 Lake Malawi
Cross into Malawi, known as the warm heart of Africa. Spend three days relaxing on the shores of "the lake of stars". Visit various lakeside camps, option to go for walks, snorkeling, village tours, fishing trip.
... nothing special about it except it is in the middle of Africa and you don't see too many beaches around here.The usual young boys hounding you on the beach and the road outside the campground, but they are not as bad as some places I have been. they are selling the usual stuff like carvings and paintings. Also they advertise other activities like horse riding and sailing etc. The wind has been blowing quite hard while we have been here and picked up even harder in the night, ...
... some short cuts thanks to our local guide, Frank, that cut the 16km hike down to 9 – 10 km. On the way up we saw a spectacular waterfall that cascaded down 125 m and Terrie spoke with a local school girl who was hoping to become a nurse.
Once we reached Livingstonia, at the top of the hill, it was as if we had been transported to a different world. It consisted of one main street with lots of well maintained red brick buildings on either side ...
... look likely to happen, it is so hot!
On the third day of driving we crossed the border from Tanzania into Malawi and arrived before lunch at Chitimba beach. Lake Malawi is the third biggest lake in Africa (after Lake Victoria and Lake Tanzanika). Also called the ‘calendar lake’, it measures 52 miles across and 365 miles long and occupies a third of the country’s surface area. This is one of the poorest countries in the world and the ...
... facilities at most campsites are in a poor or deplorable state. Fortunately, we do not have to make use of these facilities. On Friday, we depart early in the morning and we are heading for Fish Eagle Bay. We really enjoy the early mornings. The air is so crisp and clean and the sunrises is spectacular over the lake. En route we pass rubber plantations and along the road many people are trying to sell us rubber ...