Humbled and transformed by Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park

We’d been talking about doing this trip for a year, and last week, finally, we travelled next door to Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park for a two-day safari. The beauty and serenity of the park and its animals took my breath away. I never imagined that being so close to wild, dangerous animals could be […]

City of Stars Festival in Lilongwe proves that there is more to Malawi than poverty, HIV and the lake

Lilongwe is not a scenic city, and not one where tourists linger for very long. Lilongwe in September is hot and dry, and characterized by the terracotta-brown dirt which dominates everything that isn’t paved, built up or landscaped. There is nothing very attractive about this sleepy capital city and it certainly is not the ideal […]