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Weekend in Zomba

It’s not often that I spend a weekend in Zomba. I’m very pleased that I’ve been away almost every weekend, and feel that I’m seeing a good deal of Malawi in the short time I’m here. That said, it has been good to spend the weekend here for a change.

This was our backyard last week after work one evening. The rains had cleared the air

This was our backyard last week one evening after work. The rains had cleared the air, and the scene was as crisp as a stage set. The warm evening light is fantastic - and I promise that I haven't touched this photo up at all (though it is a panorama). The mangoes on the tree on the right are practically glowing!

Backyard muddy river

Backyard muddy river

The rainy season is well under way. Almost each day there is a truly colossal downpour, preceded usually by gusts of wind and some impressive claps of thunder, as well as the traditional darkening of the sky. I will rely on these warning signs heavily when I’m biking, as it would be really stupid to be caught in such a downpour. Within a few minutes the roads flood, covered in muddy water which conceals all manner of treacherous potholes and cracks.

Saturday morning rains fill the gutters quickly

Saturday morning rains fill the gutters quickly


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