First steps in Malawi October 31st 2013 Finally landed in Malawi. After an 18 hour flight from Istanbul to Lilongwe which included a kip on a deck chair in Addis Ababa, I'm finally here. Seemed slightly surreal to be here after all the months of planning and saving money. How things come around so soon! Both flights were very good and the service was efficient. As we departed Addis Ababa in the morning for Lilongwe, I opted for a wi ... read more
Africa » Malawi » Central » Lilongwe Established in 1891, the British protectorate of Nyasaland became the independent nation of Malawi in 1964. After three decades of one-party rule under President Hastings Kamuzu BANDA the country held multiparty elections in 1994, under a provisional... ... read more
I'm a Human Geography graduate seeking a career in international development. The purpose of my trip is to gain some relevant experience in developing countries. I plan to volunteer on a long term basis, participating in various community development projects across Southern and Eastern Africa. This blog will be a way of informing friends and family of my whereabouts and to discuss in detail some of the experiences I have.
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