Footprints

Category: Travel


I love the rain in Africa

I was always cautioned to not travel to Malawi during the rainy season, but it turned out to be one of my favorite experiences. I know that rain is life altering for Malawians. I know it can also cause destruction,…

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Mvuu

On one of my early visits to Malawi, I took a team of 20 to Mvuu Lodge after our week long service adventure. Mvuu in the main tribal language in Malawi, Chichewa, means Hippo. By the time we arrived we…

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I can adjust my sails

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By the light of the moon – Malawi

I love Malawi during the day, but I also love the night. We are lucky to spend time during the day eating under in the shade, and at night it becomes a place to gather to talk about the experiences…

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Hidden in plain site

I have become more aware of how much I miss in the world and what goes on right in front of me. This photo was obviously taken by someone else, but when we were walking by, I do not remember…

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A journey of kindness

I don’t normally watch a lot of TV. I have always wanted to, but it is often difficult for me to “sit” through a show. Usually as soon as I sit down the “million other things I should be doing”,…

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Mamma Mia, best dining in Malawi

My favorite restaurant to visit when I am in Lilongwe is Mamma Mia. I love walking in and immediately being greeted by some of the nicest people. I usually visit at least twice per week when staying in Lilongwe. When…

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Lucky moved into his Malawi house – project completed

We did it! THANK YOU!!! I am so grateful for the help and support we received to build this family a home!  When I met this family I was so moved by their love and family unity.  They are always…

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Elephants eating from the deck

One of my favorite things about staying at Mfuwe Lodge in Zambia is having the elephants visit all day. I love elephants! Even though we see them everywhere in the park, I can never see too many. I get very…

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Zambia Sunset – Dinner and River Cruise

The river cruise We were exhausted after the 30 hours of flight time and finally checked in at the Waterfront Lodge in Victoria Falls, Zambia. We were happy to learn there was a Sunset River dinner cruise available that night…

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