headlines from news in malawi

Malawi Experiences a Foreign Exchange Crisis Arriving in Lilongwe, we pull up in John’s pick up to the International Permaculture Convergence and Conference- IPC9.  We get settled in, enjoy an incredibly tasty meal, and begin to connect with others who have arrived in Malawi to discuss the way forward with permaculture.  Staying at Kumbali Lodge … Continue reading

Wash Basin Project in Nsumbi Village, Malawi

I was one day from leaving Malawi when Tinus from Mufasa Monkey Bay told me about one of his many bright ideas of projects to do for the community in Monkey Bay.  The site where they are building their lodge, which is currently a rustic campsite smack dab in nature and full of character, used … Continue reading

party hats on BBC

BBC chose my photo for a series of pictures of African hats.  Check out the others at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/8316788.stm

marten gets attacked by a croc

Mufasa Monkey Bay is a campsite on a small beach in Monkey Bay on Lake Malawi.  While a lodge is being built, those who choose to stay live without electricity, having no refrigeration, cooking on an open fire, and sleeping in tents on the beach or occasionally in a room with a thatched roof.  Mufasa is … Continue reading

3 weeks turned into 3 months

I left Gaborone on October 15th, saying goodbye to my housemates, “see you in three weeks!”  I hopped into a car and began a journey to Zimbabwe for a permaculture design course and a week in Malawi for the International Permaculture Convergence and Conference.  Three months later I’m resting in Lilongwe, Malawi with a bout … Continue reading