Turn Off The App – Go Outside!

Turn Off The App – Go Outside!

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If youve never been to Africa it will most likely defy all your expectations. In Zambia alone my experiences included partying at a massive beer/music festival, hitch hiking with an ecomomist, staying in a mud hut in rural village, couchsurfing with a rally car driver, watching a leopard eat its prey, and swimming in a […]

The story of Mt. Mulanje


The journey to Likumbula was a prime example of the chaotic yet effective transport available in Malawi. Starting in Monkey Bay on Lake Malawi I hopped on a minibus that circled the town until the van was so full people were bursting out the windows. I was dropped off in a town called Mangochi where […]

Red vs. Blue


After the festival I was off on my own heading south. The next stop was Blantyre which has been my favorite city so far in Africa. Its clean and calm streets are  relieving after spending time inhaling burning plastic and feeling trapped in an overpopulated smokey haze that tends to have been my African city […]

Entering the Warm Heart of Africa


My trip started off with an obscene amount of nonstop travelling. Three flights totaling 28 hrs from Seattle to Lusaka, Zambia followed by 2 full days of nonstop busing (hot, extremely dusty, and cramped as hell) to finally reach the site of the Lake of Stars music festival near Mangochi, Malawi. Meeting friendly Malawians is […]