Mumbo Island

Malawi, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, 48, Malawi | Lodge
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Malawi - Cape Maclear

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... to Cape Maclear and could take us for MK 800. Unfortunately the same guys came to the driver and told him something in their local language so the guy wanted to charge us MK 1,500. It was getting a little bit annoying because these guys were actually now interfering with us getting a ride for the fair price.

We kept on walking and we saw another pickup truck full of young white people, so we approached them and asked them where they were going. It was ...

Chichewa lessons

A travel blog entry by sarah85


... do an awesome braai on a Friday night and we were all desperate for a protein fix! We had a few gin and tonics at the bar with Rita and Donny and Margarita- a peace corp volunteer who is living in a nearby village. Rita regaled us with tales of her life in Malawi- she's a hoot. She's incredibly stoic- their house burnt down a week ago and she was already cracking jokes about it. The worst part of the experience is that a bunch of ...

Cape Maclear - Lake Malawi National Park

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


... into a minibus that left right away for Monkey Bay (located about 45 minutes from Cape Maclear). We then had to transfer to another bus in Mangochi and about 10 minutes into the drive ran into some issues when it hit a rumble strip and something broke in the engine. For the rest of the trip we didn’t go more than 20km/hr, stopped to pick up and drop off people more often than I have ever seen and watching the kilometer markers go by was like watching ...

Monkey Bay - Mufasa Backpackers

A travel blog entry by africaadventure


... in the lake. The water is a perfect temperature to not be too cold, but also be refreshing. After lunch Martin headed back to see if the ATM was up and running yet. I assume not, as it's nearly 3 hours later and the plan was to catch a mini bus taxi back a town to Mangochi to withdraw enough cash for the next leg of the trip. It's only about 120km round trip, but considering it took us over 8 hours to travel about 250km yesterday with no ...

Ant Attack

A travel blog entry by alexobt

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 ...

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