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...

SUP Away

Stand up paddleboarding is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world and for good reason; it’s a fun way to play on the water! And there’s no better place to practice than the beautiful blue waters of Nkwichi.

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Words cannot express what a wonderful time we had at Nkwichi. Thank you to everyone who made our stay extra special.. Going to miss the squeaking of the sand under our feet.

Robyn & Cerian, South Africa, October 2014