Spirits that Dance – Malawi rock art & rituals
Chazunda, the principal divine figure

Spirits that Dance – Malawi rock art & rituals

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Ten thousand years ago, in a region where currently Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi meet, members of the Batwa pygmy tribe recorded important features of their life on the rock walls of their shelters. Unlike other…

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Africa in miniature – Malawi’s diverse south
Rocking a puberty initiation ceremony, Mulanje

Africa in miniature – Malawi’s diverse south

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Most people think...central Africa, grasslands, savanna, big animals. Southern Malawi had its share of this. Though other countries might get the headlines for big animal wildlife, you can still see plenty in this small country…and…

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Malawian Forest Tales
Reedbuck landscape, Nyika

Malawian Forest Tales

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“You should go there,” a local suggested, “it’s a unique place in Malawi.” We had already experienced the lows and highs here. The heat-soaked grasslands and bush country of Majete and Liwonde where the wild…

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Jewels of Blantyre
Old Manager's House, Blantyre

Jewels of Blantyre

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Blantyre is the second largest Malawian city, and the capital of Malawi's south, where widely different landscapes - hot lowland grasslands, cool highland hills and cloud-shrouded granite mountains - are in close proximity. Blantyre retains…

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