Tag: Malawi

A Master Class in Travel: Kampala, Uganda to Maputo, Mozambique Overland -Final Exam-Part I

This week we have a guest poster, my Africa travel companion, Mr. K. If you think you know the answers, please post in the comments. I’ll post the key later this week. Choose the one […]

Africa Overland Part XIII – Flat Tire in Malawi

At the end of our last installment, we had just gotten past a road blockage on the way to Senga. Not too long after we stopped for gas and cash in Mzuzu. Getting the gas […]

Africa Overland Part XII – The Shores of Lake Malawi

At the end of the last installment, we had stopped for the night in Karonga, Malawi, a good-sized town near Lake Malawi. There wasn’t much to see in this town so we were up and […]

Africa Overland Part XI – Karonga, Malawi

At the end of the last installment we had made it through the Tanzania/Malawi border crossing at Songwe, with about an hour to spare before dark. We set our sights on Karonga, a town on […]

Africa Overland – Part X: Into Malawi

At the end of the last installment we had successfully fended off a pack of currency exchange jackals, just on the Tanzania side of the border at Songwe. Next stop, the border crossing, which we […]

Impressions from an African Road Trip

I recently had the unique opportunity to drive a car through 4 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. The route was from Kampala, Uganda, along the west side of Lake Victoria, into Tanzania, more or […]