Driving to Zambia

October 14th – Day Twenty Today was very long. The early start was achieved with the truck on the road by 6am. The five hour drive back to Lilongwe was completed with no problems, most people asleep or resting for the majority of the trip. We were stopped at a police roadblock and Jacques had […]

Exploring Zomba

October 13th – Day Nineteen An early start again today so we could head off early on a walk to a viewpoint over the plateau. Most of the group decided to come along so we set off at 6am for what was hoped to be a four hour return trip. The walk was nice and […]

Zomba Plateau

October 12th – Day Eighteen The latest in a long line of days started early and this time we had our tent packed up before most people were out of their own for breakfast. The drive today was about five hours and would take us to a camp site above the old Malawi capital of […]


The real October 11th – Day Seventeen With an 8am departure time everyone was up for breakfast at 7am. A few more hardy souls got up even earlier to do things like take photos of the sunrise over Lake Malawi. I was sitting on a lounger at the beach end of the bar waiting for […]

Kande Beach

October 11th – Day Seventeen masquerading as day Sixteen which was of course the 10th Starting with the end of yesterday first, I finished writing up the last thirteen days and then had a hard time uploading the text and photos. In the end I managed to get the text uploaded from a computer in […]

More Relaxing

October 10th – Day Sixteen We reach today, a truly uneventful day for me so far. I’ve been typing this up since 8.30am and it’s nearly 2.30pm now. Keryn has had a dive this morning and has another in a half hour, people have been swimming and sunbathing and generally relaxing. Jacques has been trying […]

Relaxing on the shores of Lake Malawi

October 9th – Day Fifteen Early morning breakfast surprise for Sharon The latest in the line of early breakfasts was followed by Johnny arriving in his Toyota ute ready to take us to the stables for the start of our horse ride. Before Johnny arrived Jacques took Sharon a nice breakfast to eat in bed […]

Off to Kande Beach

October 8th – Day Fourteen Today was another travel day, this time further down the coast of Lake Malawi to the Kande Beach camp site via the capital of Malawi, Mzuzu. We were meant to leave at 8am but such is the efficiency of the truck team that we were all ready to go at […]

Walk up Livingstonia

October 7th – Day Thirteen Breakfast was early for the walking group and we walked out of the camp gates at ten past six to find our guide. We had three guides in the end led by Wisdom, the others being Patrick and Godfrey. They led us slowly up through a local village towards the […]

Long drive to Malawi

October 5th & 6th – Days Eleven and Twelve These two days are together because we spent most of both of them driving, our travel taking us from Tanzania to Malawi. The highlight of the first days travel, other than the Farm House campsite at the end, was travelling through the Makumi Game Park. The […]

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