Malawi is known as the “warm heart of Africa,” and the friendly people and waving children support the title. We had many long bus journeys crossing Malawi from north to south. Thankfully because of good rains, the countryside is lush with greenery and baobab trees dotted the landscape. Malawi was originally named Maravi, meaning “flames.” … More Malawi

Zanzibar, Tanzania

After a long bus journey from Usambara Mountains to Dar es Salaam, we had one fitful night sleep in the oppressive heat before heading to Zanzibar. We camped along the beach in the largest city in East Africa with a population of roughly 6 million people. The island of Zanzibar is a two hour ferry … More Zanzibar, Tanzania