9 December 2010 This morning we intended to leave by 11am but at 7am we had the odd drop of rain on the tents and had to pack quickly to prevent packing in the rain. Fortunately the rain waited and we could enjoy a relaxing morning overlooking the lake. Very very peaceful here and one can easily spend a few days just to unwind. The owner of Chitimba Camp has found 2 owl chicks under a tree which was chopped down. He saved them and they are the most adorable...
Rikus & Arina's Cape to Cairo
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8 December 2010 We are very excited to leave and by 7am we left the camp in order to get refill on our cooking gas bottle as we are not sure when the next availability will be. Afterwards we head out straight north on the M1 direction Mzuzu. The whole countryside is deforested and everywhere subsistence farming is evident. It is terrible to see the scars in the countryside where nearly every forest is chopped down for firefood and to make place for farming...