Before we even started this trip on the other side of the equator, before we had a plan or money, before Mischievous Peregrination ( the name that tangled quite a few English tongues), there was a dream, simple thought „I want to go to Africa” and behind this, no explanation. No answer to “why?” just … Continue reading Zanzibar.
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.
Last post started a widespread discussion on a meaning of “danger” and the risk that we’re taking. Maybe rightly? Maybe this discussion started long before last week and this post just restarted something buried by few months of border crossing, animal encountering, and life-changing adventure? There are many questions people -especially our families- are asking. … Continue reading Meaning of Life.
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.
There are countless travelers (yep, we’re not the craziest ones!) and therefore articles and videos stating how great traveling solo is and why everybody should do it at least once. Don’t get me wrong, I agree, I think solo trips are the best and even Africa was planned as a one-person expedition. What happened? This … Continue reading Few reasons to travel together.
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.
Packing again… No matter what place we’re calling “home” and how long we’re staying there, things are mysteriously multiplying and growing larger. Then leaving, hard on its own, but no, we have to pack yet. It’s like reminding your clothes, sleeping bags, shoes and many other “necessary” items that they have the ability to… magically … Continue reading How to pack for a long journey?