Travel south of the equator to find Malawi

A land locked country, one third of Malawi is a large lake, it sits in the East African Rift valley.

Getting to know Luwatala:

  • About 5km from the main tarmac road south of Zomba
  • Luwatala has 4 zones or village areas with a chief in authority over each
  • Clusters of mud-brick houses: all through the valley and into the hills
  • No cars owned in the valley
  • No electricity or plumbing
  • Climate is near equatorial and warm: rainy season November – March followed by dry heat for the rest of the year.