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...

A Sky Full of Stars

With no light pollution for many miles around, Nkwichi’s beach is perfect for stargazing. Gazing at the stars while sitting around a campfire inevitably leads to everybody sharing stories. This is a story that was told that I can not help but sharing with you.

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Thanks for all the amazing days! The staff are great, a unique place to relax. We will miss you all!

Fabiana & André, Brasil, October 2014