Nkwichi Blog

Niassa, a Lost World of Wonder

In Mozambique, Niassa is a land of superlatives; the largest, poorest, most forested and least populated province in the country. For many, it is also undeniably the most beautiful.

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The Cichlids of Lake Malawi

Imagine a creature so savage that it targeted only the eyes if its prey, ripping them out with its teeth and chomping them down. Or another that only savours the taste of the young. They may sound like villains straight out of a cheap horror film but they are, in fact, two of the species of Cichlid fish from Lake Malawi/Niassa, and these are just some of the weird and wonderfulways that these endemic rainbow-coloured fish have developed over the years in order to catch their prey.

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FROM THE BLOG...

For Lovers of Africa

Many people who return to Africa may struggle to explain why exactly they come back. But they know with a certainty that each year, no other destination will offer quite the same excitement. What is it about Africa that makes you want to return?

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A wonderful stay and end to our honeymoon.. The Starbed was one of our highlights – such a memorable experience.

Laura & Guillaume, UK, October 2014