Photo essay: Seven days in Malawi in fourteen pictures

Fishermen on Lake Malawi

I travelled to Malawi for the first time in April this year, spending a week in the “Warm Heart of Africa”. It was a wonderful experience and for once, the slogan is true. Malawi is spectacular, her people are extremely friendly and yet for European travellers – especially from the Nordic region – the country is off the radar.

Our aim is to change that – both with a full trip report and detailed accommodation reviews here on Grown-up Travel Guide and by offering customised itineraries through our new tour operator The Grown-up Travel Company.

In the meantime, here are fourteen photos to whet your appetite for Malawi – come back soon for the full story:

My room (on the left) at Kumbali Country Lodge, Lilongwe

The working farm at Kumbali Country Lodge, Lilongwe

A snap from my morning run at Kumbali Country Lodge, Lilongwe

Old-school telephone box in Salima en route to Lake Malawi

Fish eagle, Kumbali Lake Retreat on Lake Malawi

Relaxing at Kumbali Lake Retreat on Lake Malawi

On the road in Malawi

Drone shot of Main beach, Blue Zebra Island Lodge, Lake Malawi

Boat trip from Blue Zebra Island Lodge, Lake Malawi

View from the balcony, Blue Zebra Island Lodge, Lake Malawi

Eco-friendly bicycle taxi

Sunset canoeing, Tongole Wilderness Lodge, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve

Elephant, Tongole Wilderness Lodge, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve

Andy Higgs
Andy Higgs

I know what it's like to go from being a crazy backpacker without a care in the world, via being a vaguely sensible parent to being an adventurer once more. In other words, evolving into a Grown-up Traveller.

Like everyone else, I love to travel, have visited a lot of countries and all that but my big thing is Africa.

I also own and run The Grown-up Travel Company as a travel designer creating personalised African itineraries for experienced adventurers

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3 Comments

  1. Beautiful place, I would love to spend some time far away form the big city in a hut like that for sure.

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