Monthly Archives: June 2013

Day 311: Attracting Attention

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Thur. 20th June 2013 This morning our first stop was the second Acacia truck in camp as we had been invited for a cup of proper Malawian coffee by Kelly the tour leader. She was having a quiet section on …

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Day 310: It’s All About The Money

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Wed. 19th June 2013 No travelling today and something approaching a lie in (though our bodies are getting so accustomed to early starts that even this is relative). As an included activity within the Acacia trip we have a tour …

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Day 309: Kande Beach

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Tues. 18th June 2013 Guess what? Another 5:30am alarm as we have another long driving day today, crossing into Malawi and up to Kande Beach for two nights. This 9 day trip always was going to involve a lot of …

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Day 308: I’m On The Truck

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Mon. 17th June 2013 It took three attempts to find my phone to silence the alarm at 5:30 this morning. Even after I have lifted my eye mask, it is still dark outside and the phone is not as close …

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Day 307: Basic Living

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Sun. 16th June 2013 Time means nothing when camping, otherwise all these 5:30am alarms would be depressing. Instead we are having early nights to compensate and try to get our seven to eight hours sleep a night. One advantage of …

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Day 306: On The Move Again

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Sat. 15th June 2013 It was a relatively easy start to the morning. We slept pretty well – a little cold and definitely grateful for the blanket we bought to go on top of our sleeping bags. This camping is …

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Day 305: Camping – Day One

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Fri. June 14th 2013 Well we survived our night in the fixed tent with proper beds and have a strategy for only having essential items in our two man ten for the next ten nights. After breakfast we meet up …

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Day 304: Ready To Move On

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Thur. 13th June 2013 We’re not sorry to be saying goodbye to the Mosi-o-Tunya Executive Lodge today. It may not be the worst hotel we’ve stayed in but we are hard pushed to say what is further down our list …

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Day 303: Feeling The Spray

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Wed. 12th June 2013 In the interests of taking photos of Dave on his microlight flight, I forgo my lie in and we set off at 6:30am pre breakfast to the airdrome. There were two microlights, engines running and ready …

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Day 302: Back In Time

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Tue. 11th June 2013 We have a mission today and we are a bit more worried about it than we thought we would be. We need to buy a pair of sleeping bags as our Acacia trip that will take …

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