Sunlight skipping Across the lake Like silver-blue sequins shimmering: Material waiting to be used for a ball gown. Then the sun goes down. Lake Malawi, by Morag NoffkeLake Malawi, sun sparkling, by Morag Noffke. Sun across Lake Malawi, by Morag Noffke Gazing over Lake Malawi, I see little lights everywhere at night. As the darkness … Continue reading Lake Malawi, stepping in the light.
Day 22 (June 2013) Before we left our first destination at Lake Malawi we witnessed an intriguing task performed just outside the building next to our car. A worker stuck two wires into an outside electric outlet and to fasten them in place he used a pencil in each hole. He then proceeded to walk … Continue reading The tale of two markets.
Day 21 of June 2013 We took off early; first we explored the capital, Lilongwe, for supplies and then back on the road. We had heard stories about Lake Malawi from our contacts who had visited in their youth and we had filled our imagination with many expectations. The roads were a pleasure to drive … Continue reading Lake Malawi: our first day.
Last year October 2019, Derek was invited to go to South Korea by a client, all expenses paid. The best bit was getting time off for exploring. I am going to tell you about these highlights. Three issues.Although South Korean's second language is English they mostly learn the written form and so when he wanted … Continue reading Trip to South Korea
I love Malawi landscapes, I feel so free there. Journal entry:“Today we are crossing the Zambian border into Malawi. We are very excited to be finally getting to Malawi but also little nervous about the border crossing but going on the experience of the last two crossings we’re not too bothered.”MNoffke The trucks just outside … Continue reading Malawi Border-crossing.
Monze to Pioneer. The worst day of my African travels was the day before the Malawian border. By the end of the day I was in bed telling Derek that if it was possible to fold me up and put me in an envelope I would ask to be posted back home and he could … Continue reading Traveling Sucks! Is what I said.
We passed many trucks, bicycles, pedestrians and a train on this leg of the journey. We had to charge our car battery as it was flat, before we could leave, this particular morning. We were using a fridge that was connected to the car battery. Luckily we had what we needed to charge it. We … Continue reading From Livingstone to Monze
The reality of crocodiles. I was afraid of the crocodiles, well who wouldn’t be? We had been warned that the crocodiles are active during the day; this is when they will prey upon you. We were not to go too close to the water’s edge as they lie very still, camouflaged, waiting for their prey. … Continue reading Camping with Crocodiles
Victoria Falls, by Morag NoffkeVictoria Falls, by Morag NoffkeVictoria Falls, by Morag Noffke I found myself racing down the incline through the rain forest. Funny how I had planned rain gear and umbrella (the same umbrella that saved the day when it was raining wasps in the rest room at Popa Falls). I had been … Continue reading Visiting Victoria Falls.
Popa Falls, by Morag NoffkeZebra at Etosha Nature Reserve, photo by Morag Noffke.Etosha Nature Reserve, by Morag Noffke. Quiver tree forest, photo by Morag Noffke.Giants Playground, by Morag Noffke The highlights of our African Toad Trip in Namibia. This post gives you all the links to the places we visited in Namibia, just in-cased you … Continue reading An African Road Trip: Namibia 2013