Mumbo Island

Malawi, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, 48, Malawi | Lodge
Prices starting from $199.00

Travel Blogs from Cape Maclear

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 ...

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


... no window. The tensions ran high. You can only tell people to stop being annoying so many times, especially as the foreigners. To top it off, a rastafarian man who was possible not well mentally, was standing a couple of meters ahead of us, rocking back and forth, chanting Jah. Suddenly he made a lunge for me, his hand grabbing for my face, the feeling of his nails on my skin being quite repulsive. I screamed, the rasta jumped back and Martin ...

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 ...

The wheels on the bus occasionally go round

A travel blog entry by alexobt

Travelled from Nkharta to Cape Maclear on the southern point of Lake Malawi today. A lot of the hardcore tourists I've met say that hitch-hiking is the only way to go in Africa. I attempted to attract a lift for an hour or so before giving up. I may have looked too disreputable, or it may be that my thumb waving was interpreted as a rude gesture. I'm not entirely sure on the usual ...

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