Malawi Outdoors on a Shoestring – Trekking, Hiking & Fun

This is a summary that previews 13 day hikes around Blantyre, Malawi, 3 weekend outings and a 3 treks in the Mulanje range. It also includes additional resources such as Maps & Facts (GPS data and logistical details necessary for the reader to recreate the adventures). Costs and links to additional resources are included. Each […]

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Three Outdoor Adventures in Sardinia, Italy

sardinia

This post is about three outdoor adventures in Sardinia. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. In this Sardinia series we start at the […]

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Corno Grande Again, Gran Sasso Italy

This is a quick post about how I visited Corno Grande Again. This time in a very round-about way and then ultimately only to visit the cave that gave me shelter the night of the storm. This is a self-guided vacation romp with a few hikes on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper […]

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How to Trek Etna Volcano, Sicily Italy

Summit Etna

In this article I will outline how to trek Etna Volcano to the summit. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring but it can also be expensive based on the options you select. Follow the […]

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The Way of the Cross Hike, Blantyre Area Hikes, Malawi

Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross hike (on the southern slopes of Michiru Forest Reserve) is a short day outing near Blantyre/Limbe, in Southern Malawi. I provide details that include maps, logistics (check onto YOURURL.com site foe the best services) and links to additional details and GPS data. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. […]

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Mt Bangwe Peaks Hike, Blantyre Area Hikes, Malawi

Mt Bangwe

The Mt Bangwe peaks hike is a short day outing near Blantyre/Limbe, in Southern Malawi. I provide details that include maps, logistics and links to additional details and GPS data. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Mt Bangwe, on the eastern side of the […]

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Three Mt Ndirande Hikes, Blantyre Area Hikes, Malawi

Mt Ndirande

This hike has three options. A long leisurely walk along a 4×4 track to the range’s southern cell towers (known as the Kamuzu Lookout). A short hump to the top of Wall Hill (a rock climbing hill) for the views and an old structure. And finally, to the summit of Mt Ndirande. This is a […]

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Mt Mpingwe Peaks Hike, Blantyre Area Hikes, Malawi

The Mt Mpingwe peaks hike is a short day outing near Blantyre/Limbe, in Southern Malawi. I provide details that include maps, logistics and links to additional details and GPS data. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. This is a hike that was confusing because […]

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Soche Summit Hike, Blantyre Area Hikes, Malawi

The Soche summit hike is a day outing near Blantyre, in Southern Malawi. I provide details that include maps and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. The Soche summit hike is actually less […]

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Mpemba Peak Hike, Blantyre Area Hikes, Malawi

Mpemba Peak

The Mpemba Peak Hike is a day outing near Blantyre, with the Mountain Club of Malawi. I provide details, photos and videos. It’s a very easy 1 hr hike in the heart of a rural village and agricultural land. This is a group-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the […]

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