The sweetest banana.

I was sitting at the back of a bus driving to Mbeya, detached from others by my backpack, separated from Radek by few sits, satellite dish and other junk going somewhere to be sold or to be used. Looking through a darkened window on Tanzania for the first time, too late to see anything except … Continue reading The sweetest banana.

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Malaria and other tropical issues.

We will leave Malawi enriched with new friends, healthy tan and newly gained -hopefully- immunity for all the tropical diseases we caught in a past few weeks. The list is longer than I anticipated and malaria is not the worst! Malaria started like flu - with the fever. Few hours and the fever become unbearable, … Continue reading Malaria and other tropical issues.

Ilala Ferrytale.

Ilala is the one thing on a must-do list in Malawi (and figuring out how to play Malawi Bawo, great game by the way) so we’ve done it (and we play bawo constantly). I don’t know too much about ferries, I’ve been on one with my parents going from Tenerife to Gran Canarias, and I … Continue reading Ilala Ferrytale.

Smell of change.

Southern Africa, in all its differences, is like Europe in one thing – different languages, including names for pap/ nshima/ sadza (oh, you know, this stuff made of maize you’re eating with your hands and using as a spoon for gravy), changing climate zones and people are glued together with the same history. Like in … Continue reading Smell of change.

Cape Maclear.

I have no idea what to write about. We’re sitting in Cape Maclear almost a month. Nothing new is happening, we’re outside of the real world, with no outsiders except tourist, and, oh wait…. we’ve met amazing people and we’re staying in a paradise. Have I written about that? I have no idea how it’s … Continue reading Cape Maclear.

Traveling – Long holidays.

Holidays defined by Cambridge Dictionary is a time when someone does not go to work or school but is free to do what they want, such as travel or relax. Yeah, on point. During my studies, consumed with integrals, construction of reactors and writing about bubble flows I was reading all those traveling blogs, torturing … Continue reading Traveling – Long holidays.