Madagascar: Lagoon life at Belo-sur-mer

The trouble with a road trip is that it’s a taster or an overview of an area. I like to stop at some point, if possible. Hang around a bit, … Continue reading Madagascar: Lagoon life at Belo-sur-mer

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!