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Malawi 2011.

We had 6 weeks in Malawi spending some time by the Lake but also visiting National Parks & upland area of the country. It's certainly very different from the other Southern African countries that we've visited mainly because of its small size and huge population.- its one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. The local people were always friendly, courteous and helpful which is one of the reasons that it's very popular with backpackers from Europe. We saw very few overland vehicles like ours but we did meet lots of backpackers, including several women travelling on their own, and they all found travelling around the country to be safe.

Dedza Kasanka N. P. Chintheche, Northern Lakeshore Livingstonia Nyika N.P. & Vzawa Marsh Wildlife Resserve Majete Wildlife Reserve Zomba Plateau & Mulanje Massif Southern Lakeshore Viphya Forest Reserve Mkondwe, Northern Lakeshore

Dedza Pottery & Mphunzi Mountain.

Southern Lakeside - Monkey Bay, Cape Maclear & Senga Bay.

Zomba Plateau & Mulanje Massif.

Majete Wildlife Reserve.

Kasungu National Park.

Viphya Forest Reserve.

Nyika National Park & Vzawa Marsh Wildlife Reserve.

Northern Lakeside - Chintheche & Mkondowe.


Diary (Word document).


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