Extreme car pooling, the whole nun congregation in the back of the truck.
Mount Mulanje is a granite inselberg in southern Malawi, Africa. At 3,000 meters (9,824 feet) high, it is one of the largest inselbergs in the world as well as the tallest peak in south-central Africa. Inselbergs are isolated stands of hard igneous rock which have been left standing isolated on level plains, formed because their rock mass resisted erosion while the plains around them did not.
Pineapple on the side of the road. It is served peeled with the leaves used as a handle. Very delicious. $0.15
Everywhere along the roads you see people walking or biking. Many more people using those mode of transportation than using motor vehicule. Also you can see the corn on the right side of the picture. It is grown everywhere and is a major component of their diet.
The old and the new. Airtel is one of the local cell phone companies. Many people use a cell phone in the cities. Everyone seems to have one in their hand
One of the borders between Malawi and Mozambique. People can cross freely but motor vehicles are inspected. During the war in Mozambique, Malawi accepted many refugees and the relations between the two countries are very good.
Macademian nuts plantation
The very OUT patient department at the Nguludi Hospital
The ambulance. The back is a plain flat bed.
The Stadium where the National soccer team plays
Other part of the Stadium
By the way, Paul, the nickname for Liverpool FC here in Malawi is Looserpool. Just thought I would give you a bit of the local flavor.
During my first week, it was very rainy. The is a side road in a village. It is hard to appreciate the condition on the picture but just let say that if we did not have a 4 wheel drive vehicle we would not have been able to use that road.
At another section of the border between Malawi and Mozambique on the road from Lilongwe to Blantyre.
Typical Countryside landscape.