"Malawi, the warm heart of Africa" Top 5 Page for this destination Malawi by sachara

Malawi Travel Guide: 528 reviews and 1,258 photos

Malawi, also known as "the warm heart of Africa", not only warm because of the the tropical climate, but especially due to the friendliness and the warmth of its people.
You can easily feel yourself ''at home'' in Malawi. It's a laid-back and easygoing country with not much serious crime.
Malawi is also known as "the land of the lake''. Lake Malawi covers 15% of the country with a distance of 587 KM following the contours of the Great Rift Valley. At some parts the river is 100 KM wide.

We visited Malawi in 1994.
We arrived in Lilongwe by plane from Amsterdam, travelled to the Lake Malawi, Liwonde, Zomba and Blantyre.
From Blantyre we took the bus to Harare, Zimbabwe.

  • Last visit to Malawi: Jul 1994
  • Intro Updated Sep 27, 2003
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  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2009 at 9:21 PM

    Another of your fascinating Africa page! I was especially impressed by the giant ferns. Great photos of mothers with their children!

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2009 at 4:09 AM

    You arrived here before Madonna put it in the headlines.LOL Malawi seems like a very nice area to enjoy nature. Very interesting!

  • DaDrifter's Profile Photo
    Jun 4, 2005 at 1:46 AM

    'Africa for beginners' ... wonderful way to describe Malawi ... lovely people pictures, Lake Malawi, Zomba and Mulanje look quite unreal. Great personal touch to your pages Ali ... Thanks for sharing.

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2005 at 7:29 AM

    I can tell you felt at home here. The fresh fish barbecue and the ride along the Shire River look great and your interactions with the people seems to be most satisfying.

  • GrantBoone's Profile Photo
    Nov 26, 2003 at 5:01 AM

    Interesting country to visit , will read more soon !!

  • Bonobo2005's Profile Photo
    Nov 20, 2003 at 5:50 AM

    What a awesome country to get "back home in Africa"!! Malawi must be a traveller's paradise...had a great time enjoying your pix and comments!!!

  • shdw100's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2003 at 7:08 AM

    Amazing page about a diverse country full of beautiful scenery! I am in awe of Malawi and what it has to offer

  • shivan's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2003 at 1:06 AM

    nice page Ali, tons of informations here!

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Oct 1, 2003 at 10:03 AM

    Lovely page, Ali! Can there be a better encounter than meeting women and dance with them? Wonderful!

  • Goldenboy's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2003 at 5:26 AM

    You have the warm heart to capture this then :)

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