Total Time: 5 days
Exchange Rate: 1 dollar= 280 Malawian kwacha
Cost of a Typical Dinner: 750 kwacha for salty meat, sauce, veggies and nsima
Number of Cities Visited: 3
Favorite Place: Kande Beach
Least Favorite Place: Lilongwe
Places to Visit Next Time: Niyika National Park
Best Food: Dinner at the Chief’s. Although, as a comfort food, a cheese toasty is a close second.
Worst Food: Sorry Mr. Frank, too much salt for us.
Most Popular Saying: “Free to look!”
Time it Took to Swim to Island in Lake Malawi: 30 minutes
Time it Took Joshua to Convince me to Swim to Island: 1 hour 30 minutes. P.S. Nothing on the island of note.
Cost of Medicine Required Because we Swam to Island: $20, Bilharzia is not cheap.
Added Weight to our Backpacks in Wood Products: 20lbs…Thanks Aunt Sue!
Award: Most friendly people…ever.
National Beer: Carlsburg, 100 year contract. Cost about $1 each.