Day 11 – Monkey Bay to Zomba

Today we leave the lake (Nyassa/Malawi) and head South climbing into the mountains towards Zomba the old colonial Capital. We will miss this body of water that has been our home for the past week; it’s dark skies; it’s gentle waters full of Cichlids; it’s amazing sunsets and awesome sunrises.       There is…

Day 10 – Monkey Bay

Having arrived yesterday afternoon at Mufasa Eco Lodge we decide to stay two nights giving us a chance to rest and explore the area.  I wake up early and enjoy another fabulous sunrise. You can see why Malawi’s flag has a riding sun on it when you see the number of fabulous sunrises here. Our…

Day 9 – Nkhotakota to Monkey Bay

It a tough night for the back, sleeping on the deck of the Ilala Ferry but we get some sleep and are greeted by an amazing sunrise.    The boat has moved continuously over night traveling from Nkhota Kota to Makanjira Chipoka and on to Salima which is up river. Monkey Bay is still ahead. One…