Tag Archive: Lake Malawi

Our magic moments in Malawi

I think kids are especially good at living in the moment, though usually unaware of what a truly spectacular moment it is! I’m glad I’ve got my camera for this reason!

‘When-we’ went to Lake Malawi

That’s the thing about leaving somewhere that made you happy…you start taking those inconspicuous moments, those small memories and you polish them up like a street market strawberry! You compare, you pine for,… Continue reading

The moments that make Malawi

I have 2 weeks left of living in Malawi. These next few posts will be about the little inconspicuous moments and scenes I have come to know and love.

Malawi in colour

When I think of Malawi, the first word that springs to mind is ‘Colour!’ There is something special about this time of year, just before the rains. The orange and red Flamboyants are in full bloom, the pink bougainvilleas pop against blue skies, the women wrapped in bold printed fabric, the red bricks exposed as green and blue paint peels with age and the dusty sunsets that paint the afternoon skies in yellow light. As if Picasso has come to Malawi with a full palette of paint!

I dreamed of the lake…

I thought I’d miss the ocean living in a landlocked country, but it seems the lake is just fine! With an endless stream of activity, my eyes are glued to the shoreline and… Continue reading

Midnight Rain

And just like that, 2014 has gone! It was a tough year in many ways but while it certainly had it’s ups, I’d like to put my request in for a gentle year… Continue reading

People, people, people.

Let’s go to the lake!

We arrived just as the sun was about to set. We wove through the village to our lodge, occasionally sneaking peeks of the lake in between the walls of shoreline houses; with goats,… Continue reading