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Oct 8, 2010 - Malawi, Victoria Falls, and saying goodbye to Zambia...
MALAWI I've attached some photos of our time in Malawi (the second time). I'll keep this one brief. Nkhata Bay We returned to Nkhata Bay, travelling with some friends from Lundazi (Dr and Mrs Chisenga, and their friend Bob), who stayed for the weekend. We had a great time - love swimming in Lake Malawi! We met all sorts of interesting people there - including a Finish feller who's been travelling the world (by bicycle) for 7 years! Livingstonia (area) Travelling by ferry, minivan, and hitching a ride with a 4x4 ambulance - along with 22...Jump to full entry
Feb 2, 2010 - Livingstonia
We had read that the two roads up the mountain to Livingstonia are both in horrible condition and should only be attempted with a 4WD. But the English guy we talk to describes the main route more as "a couple of tricky bits at the bottom but paved the rest of the way" and "should be ok" in a low-sitting "regular car" (ie NOT an SUV). At the bottom of the road people sit and wait, sometimes all day, for lifts and so 3 teenagers think it's their lucky day when we roll up and they and their suitcases all get loaded in. Its difficult to...Jump to full entry
Apr 5, 2008 - Livingstonia
Lv. Karonga at 11:30. Karonga has tons of bike taxis as well as bikes in general. Bon & Mari went to Karonga Cultural & Museum Center - www.palaeo.net/cmck Museum: Dinosaurs to Democracy, prehistory 240 million yrs ago to present. Karonga District is a rich geological and palaeontological region. Oldest fossils incl. tree stumps 250 million yrs old & the Malawisaurus fossil skeleton 140-65 million yrs ago. Also found near here are the remains of Homo rudolfensis, a 2.5 million yr old man, the earliest evidence of genus Homo, as well as...Jump to full entry