Damforth Yachting, overlooking Lake Malawi

Danforth Yachting: A Fantastic Lakeside Lodge On Lake Malawi

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Our last night in Malawi was spent at Danforth Yachting, a delightful water sports lodge in Cape McClear, right on the shores of Lake Malawi. After the eco-paradise of Mumbo Island, I didn't think anywhere else could match the back to nature…
Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi, Africa

Mumbo Island: Lake Malawi's Ecotourism Paradise

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There are certain places in the world that have to visit at least once. Then there are other places in the world that visit once and don't want anyone else to discover. Mumbo Island is one of those places. Situated at the Southern end of…
Mvuu Lodge over the Shire River - Malawi

On Safari In Liwonde National Park

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As I started writing this post, I began to count how many times I'd been on safari. Twice in South Africa, three times in Zimbabwe, and once in Kenya. I'm very lucky to have been on so many great safaris, but you could forgive me for thinking…
Women tea picking at Satemwa Tea Estate, Southern Malawi

Satemwa Tea Estate & Huntingdon House - My Cup Of Tea

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Our bus dissected the lush green acres of tea plantation, snaking its way South towards the Thyolo region of Malawi. This was my first real taste of rural life – the pristinely trimmed tea plants looking like a carpet of privet hedge that…
The Shire River in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

An Introduction To Malawi

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Today is my fifth day in Malawi. I am currently sat on the veranda of room number three at the Mvuu Safari Lodge, watching the sun rise over hippos swimming around the river tributary below my feet. This is just one of many unique experiences…