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... home. Another thing that I found out is that you can only withdraw a maximum of $120 at a time because the currency is approximately 350:1 and the highest denomination is 1000 MKW bills. Add the fact that you also can only withdraw 2 times per day before having your card flagged made managing the money situation a little more difficult.
Getting to Cape Maclear
Getting to Cape Maclear was also more of a mission than anticipated. At the road block at Liwonde ...
Thank God I have my ever-trusty tub of peanut butter and a loaf of bread, that's all I can say.* That doubles the types of food that are part of my regular diet. The only permanent fixtures on the Malawian culinary scene around Cape Maclear are chips and tomatoes. The tourist restaurants serve fish n' stuff but at laughable prices (£4?! You think I'm made of Malawian ...
... Instead two buses and a pick up truck got me there in a comfortable ten hours, the only incident of note occurred when the chickens belonging to the lady next to me escaped from her clutches and shat on my hoodie. Chicken **** and petrol combine to make a beautiful essence d'backpacker.The cape seems a pretty place, there are a couple of islands surrounding the bay and there's a ...
... a lovely big bruise to show for it! No rest for the wicked so I get back on bareback and head into the water to swim with the horses(fingers crossed no parasites for me). One of the nights we have a dress up as we stopped earlier on in the trip to buy each other outfits. The hole night was carnage and Leanne even did a fire poi show for us. We leave Kande beach and make another long drive down to Lilongwe and across the border to ...
... conditions making the morning journey difficult. We journeyed part way around the island and stopped to check out the area, the did the same back and further around from where we had been based. It was nice to have the hang of it.
Ready to head back we headed back to Malambe Camp smoothly paddling through the lake. We had had a lovely break from Cape Maclear enjoying isolation and peace and quiet, not to mention the wildlife. The next day we would move back ...
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