Travel Blogs from Lichinga
... villages, it reminded me of how much I have to see before leaving this beautiful country. It was really interesting to see the difference in building as we moved more north, instead of the usual brick buildings and architecture that I had become accustom too, I was now surrounded by wooden shacks and bamboo huts. Also the flat ground and and dirt roads had became windy bumpy rocky roads that were slightly terrifying to travel to say the ...
... met another university teacher, Matt from the USA, who saw us walking in a direction to the main road. He offered to take us back to Chitimba which was very nice of him. His pickup truck was absolutely stylish. Last but not least he didn't want any money from us.
I forgot to mention that at that point it was actually four of us. In Paje (Zanzibar) we met a US couple, Amanda and Ben, who is also travelling around the world. We left the Original Teddy's Place in Paje earlier ...
... minded and even have a compost toilet here - which is brilliant. There are showers outdoors (but still with some privacy) and good pizza too.
We’ve soaked up the sun, canoed a bit, walked a bit and generally lazed around.
It’s been a couple of days of ‘holiday’.
Tomorrow we make the journey into the remote game park of Nyika which is meant to resemble Yorkshire in the UK. It should be (another) adventure. ...
... heat water for baths, feed other animals, sew torn clothes, prep dinner, cook dinner, serve kids and husband dinner, eat
6-7 milk cows (boys) sweep (girls) dress for school, go to school
7-9 non-school children: play herd cows and goats
8-9 eat breakfast
9-14 play, herd animals
14-15 eat, play
15-18 school goers come home, bring in herds (boys), cook (girls) (never homework)
18-21 eat, play
Note how ...
... under control and we come to a standstill with the wheel passing us and rolling into the veld. We discover that all the wheel studs have broken off. People and children come from everywhere, some to offer help, others are just inquisitive. This is very exciting for them, not a regular occurrence. With the little equipment and tools we have at our disposal, Rudi removes two studs from the left rear wheel and uses them to secure ...