Our last night on Lake Malawi was at the Pottery lodge, where we had stayed on our way up. It was a perfect evening for another wonderful warm sunset, echoing the warm hearted Malawian people. Soon we would be travelling back through southern Africa to South Africa. Lake Malawi, M Noffke.I didn't have a fancy … Continue reading Our last memories of Malawi.
Our stay at Makuzi Beach. Makuzi Beach, M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, M Noffke.Makuzi lodge, M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, M Noffke Makuzi Beach, M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, by M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, by M Noffke. Finally, after quite a bit of searching, we found a place where we felt happy to settle for 10 days of holidaying: camping style. It … Continue reading Makuzi Beach, Malawi
One night in Malawi I cried myself to sleep because I felt like a spoiled brat: here I was whining about taking so long to get to our destination while we witnessed utter poverty; I just wasn’t enjoying all the endless driving and searching for the best place while I felt uncomfortable seeing all the … Continue reading Searching for an ATM in Malawi.
The second night at Lake Malawi we stayed at Palm Beach. Finding new friends along the way added enjoyable memories. We met a Dutch couple, Gabi and Art, who lived in Tanzania. They were well seasoned travelers and it was really interesting to hear their travel tales. In comparing notes, on this particular trip they … Continue reading Traveling and Finding new friends.
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 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
In the early hours of the morning, when it is still dark and the cock begins to crow I slowly surfaced to hear the rural sounds of Mwani, the place we were camping. I could also hear the cockerel; and the ducks quacking, geese honking; dogs barking and howling; the sounds of repetitive singing by … Continue reading Prince Sibeso at Zambezi River.
Popa falls, Derek's experience.The story continues from last week, Poppa Falls: The ups and downs, so as I told you I was beside myself with anxiety, fear and worry all wrapped up in one. You know when you get so worried when someone close to you is late and then when you see them you … Continue reading A very eventful day in the Africa, 2013
I became scared because I was all alone. I paced up and down but still Derek didn’t appear. I waited and waited. Then my mind began to go crazy with scary ideas.