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Op je luie haidewiets

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Na ons onderwater avontuur stappen we niet direct op de motor. We hebben gehoord over Likoma, een prachtig eiland in Lake Malawi. Een tropische bestemming met een camping op het strand, ligstoelen aan de waterkant en diners onder de sterrenhemel.…

Malawi, boven èn onder water

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De grensovergang tussen Tanzania en Malawi kost niet veel tijd en is misschien wel de snelste tot nu toe. Fijn, want zo hebben we na de vertraging van die ochtend (vanwege de bekeuring), nog genoeg tijd om door te rijden…

A view from the top

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This blog is proving to be the hardest to write so far, not for lack of content but simply because I keep getting distracted. And can you really blame me?This simple little eco-lodge has completely changed our plans for…

TRIP 3 – from Tete to Malawi

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06/08/2014 Today wake up at 6:00, rich breakfast and I am on the bike at 8:00! A record for me!!! I leave Tete and head straight toward the border forgetting to take a picture of the Tete bridge over the…

Ok, fine then …….

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Day 39 – L: Suffice it to say…….that was a long and miserable night for me. Seems I caught the stomach flu that is going around in the village, maybe by shaking hands. S: I had been up with Lesley…

Life in the lodge

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‘Pfff’, verzucht Felice, ‘ik vind het saai in de lodge. We wonen hier nu al zoooo lang.’ Geef haar eens ongelijk. Van rondreizende nomaden zijn we tijdelijke residents geworden. Op het platteland in arm Malawi, met het regenwoud naast de…

The Lesser Wonders of Tanzania

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Ruaha National Park marked the northernmost point of our trip. From there, we had the dubious pleasure of re-tracing our tracks back to central Malawi, where we would cross into Zambia and begin meandering southwest to Cape Town. We varied…

Nieuw vakantie-adresje!

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En dan ben je eigenaar van een lodge in Malawi! Vandaar dat we bijna zeven weken weinig van ons hebben laten horen. Ongelooflijk maar waar: samen met Ans (oud-collega van Joost die in Oeganda woont) zitten we nu officieel in…

Route Through Malawi

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Here is the route of my trip from the Tanzania/Malawi Songwe Border through Malawi to Mchinji/Chipata Boder with Zambia: A Songwe Border to B Chitimba Camp – 135kms, this is perfect tar but driving is limited at 80kms per hour…

Living off Mangoes – Central Malawi

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Facebook has all the photos for this part of the trip – click here to have a look. Nkhata Bay, Malawi 2nd – 4th December 2013 After agreeing to transport one oversized mama Malaiwan traffic cop who had requested transportation…

Malawi: Part II

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Nov. 11-Nov. 18 Our final week in Malawi – until December, when we pass through again on the way from Tanzania to Zambia – was spent in the northern third of the country. The north is higher in elevation than…

Camp Drama – Chitimba, Malawi

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Facebook has all the photos for this part of the trip – click here to have a look. Chitimba Camp, Malawi 28th – 29th November 2013 Squeezing the Beast in between the hundreds of trucks jostling for space in the…

Southern Malawi

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Another Border: Mozambique to Malawi Three days of relaxation in Cahora Bassa left us ill-prepared for the drive to Blantyre. Much of the route from Cahora Bassa to the Malawi border is one of Mozambique’s major arterial roads. This is…

Malawi

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So here we are….back in Malawi.  En route between Iringa and Mbeya, the Hilux’s odometer turned over to 300000km!!! We had a small celebration with green tea and jam tarts in front of the truck, telling each other and the…

How Mal Are We?

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After a relatively painless border crossing into Malawi we made our way up to Livingstonia, an old colonial town at the top of a steep windy pass with cliffs to one side and obstacles in the road requiring low range…

Early rains bring more adventures

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Day: 179 KLMS:  26,435 After Balaka, it was time to head north up the lake where we found a complete paradise at Mkuzi beach about half way up. Not only was the setting one of the best yet, we were…

Distributing mosquito nets in Malawi

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Day: 171 KLMS: 25,655 Firstly, thank you so much to everyone who has donated to Against Malaria Foundation, and sorry it has taken so long to post! We ended up raising over $1,200 which funded over 400 nets! It was…

Help us raise money for Against Malaria Foundation

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So here we are in Balaka, Malawi, taking time out of our travels to lend a hand to our chosen charity, Against Malaria Foundation as they begin their next mosquito net distribution. As part of our travels, we were keen…

Malawi – The Warm Heart of Africa

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Day: 165 KLMS: 25,155 Despite being one of the poorest African countries, Malawi is known as the ‘warm heart of Africa’ and also ‘Africa for beginners’ due to the laid back and peaceful people. However, our first 24hours in Malawi,…