Danforth Yachting

Cape Maclear Road, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi | 4 star lodge

Travel Blogs from Cape Maclear

Long way home

A travel blog entry by hilary.swan


... I am to live in a country where I am free to walk, dress, explore, and say what I feel and not have to worry about my life. It has given me greater insight into what I value in life; relationships with others, bringing laughter and happiness into strangers lives, and exploring the paths less traveled. Finally I have developed a passion for finding answers to a more sustainable form of development. ...


A travel blog entry by hilary.swan


In response to the teacher at the primary school, the driver in Senga bay, the bicycle taxi driver in Lilongwe, the soccer player at COTN, the stranger at work, all calling me fat. Here is what I have to tell you. I am more than the number on the scale. I am more than the size of my clothes. Because quite frankly you don't know me, all you see is what is on the outside, you don't at all what is on the inside nor do you understand that these thunder thighs, help me run ...

Mental Health Conference

A travel blog entry by hilary.swan

... difficult to understand the content as almost everything was in Chichewa we really did enjoy the live music Through the conference and speaking with some of the mental health professionals we were able to learn more about the curriculum taught in local schools as well as the programs available to youth across the country. Both Shauna and I were throughly impressed by the initiatives already in place within secondary schools across Lilongwe. Within the secondary school curriculum ...

Why there is no such thing as changing the world

A travel blog entry by hilary.swan

... on people that go to Malawi to build wells, houses, schools etc. What I don't think many people understand is that there are many companies here in Malawi that specialize in construction, and the work they do is comparable to what the western world does. What is happening across Malawi is these business are not getting as much business because they can hire an NGO or a volunteer group to come and do the same work but for absolutely free. Not to mention that ...

We're not in Canada anymore..

A travel blog entry by hilary.swan


... soap and wringing their clothes out in the lake. Also the lake provided an area for everyone to bathe, we even had a few young boys run out of the lake only covering themselves with their hands asking us for money. In rural villages it is also common for children to just pee wherever they please. For instance we were sitting on the patio and out of no where a little 5 year old starting peeing right behind us on the sand. All Shauna and I could do was ...

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This 4 star lodge, located on Cape Maclear Road, Cape Maclear, is near Mount Mulanje.
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