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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How to Summit Mt Binga (in the wet), Mozambique

mt binga summit

How to summit Mt Binga from the Mozambique side (in the wet season). 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. Note that this, like […]

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4X4 Namibia for a Month

4x4 Namibia route map

This is a quick post about how to 4X4 Namibia for a Month. 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. This is a hard […]

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Snorkeling Mozambique Island

snorkeling mozambique island

This is a post about our Snorkeling Mozambique Island trip and more. The island is located a short distance off the coast of Mozambique in the Indian ocean. It’s an undiscovered Zanzibar. We visited over the Christmas holidays, so expected large crowds but were genuinely surprised to be the only customers in many restaurants and […]

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How to Climb Mulanje Sapitwa Peak in Malawi

sapitwa summit

This is a quick post about how to climb Mulanje Sapitwa peak in Malawi. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is an adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Mount Mulanje is the […]

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Africa Overland Namibia (Overland Africa Series)

Africa overland Namibia Road trip is part of a Overland Africa trip that starts in Kenya (or Arusha depending on participants) and continues south by south-west to cover Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. I provide details, maps, costs, videos, photos and more. It’s an adventure on a shoestring. This post starts at 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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