it’s more like a short story than a blog post… Nsumbi Village Project Nov09-Jan10

I traveled from Botswana to Malawi to attend the 9th International Permaculture Convergence & Conference during November 2009.  Malawi is a tiny country encompassing the southernmost portion of the Great Rift Valley in Africa.  A large portion of its territory is a fresh water lake, which many people depend on for fish and their livelihoods.  … 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

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