The Namiwawa Blantyre

1 Independence Drive, Blantyre, Malawi | Hotel
 

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Sunday/Passover in Blantyre

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... and only two vehicles. Some people walked five miles or more to church. Others came by mini-buses. There are a number of elderly people and it would be good to have a bus that could pick people up on a route....especially for those who find it difficult to
get to services. As we saw people arrive yesterday, we marvel as to the dedication for people to make it to services under such challenging conditions. Ten thousand dollars ...

A Day with our Malawi Leadership

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... get tickets for our bus to Lilongwe on Monday. Her husband owns the bus company called AXA. It's a 4 and a half hour ride up to Lilongwe on Monday AM.

In the evening we invited the Mpilangwe's and Liyao's for dinner at the hotel. We spent an absolutely fabulous evening of sharing, church, humanitarian ambitions, the new school and good food. All of the adults had Chambo, the fish delicacy for this area.

Thus ended the ...

Reunion with dear friends in Blantyre

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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We slept a long time last night. Normally, we adjust rather quickly from major time changes and this time about nine hours sleep really helped. But, we got up on the late side....about 7 am. Lewis Salawila is coming at 10 and I have a number of chores to complete. Since our program for the day is a bit unclear and "flexible" I called Lewis and asked him to come an hour later.

Breakfast was great here at the Mount Soche Hotel. ...

Back to Malawi -- first time in 2 years

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... and things we've brought for others. Will we have to pay extra just to take into the country?

At Tambo International Airport we walked into the South African Airways check-in center. We were warmly greeted. Good start. Then our baggage is pre-weighed before check in. Here is where I expect problems. All our items are placed on the scale. Not a discouraging word is spoken. A slip is given saying "no excess." ...

Hanging with the Hippos

A travel blog entry by ktmalawi

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... for a sundowner and watched the sunset over the river which was absolutely gorgeous. On the drive back to the camp we saw hippos grazing out of the water and quite a few other nocturnal animals. Upon arriving back at camp, the staff had set up a bonfire and candlelit dining table overlooking the lagoon. Dinner was just as delicious as lunch and I had a great time talking to the woman who runs the park. She is from the UK but has lived in Africa for about 15 ...

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