Nkwichi Blog

The Glare of the Southern Sky

Why is stargazing better in the Southern hemisphere?!

Southern hemisphere skies offer dazzling spectacles for night viewing, some of which cannot be seen from the Northern hemisphere. As the sun sets and darkness descends, a number of different features become visible in the sky: thousands of stars, the moon, planets, faint hazy patches of light and dusty dark regions.

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Lights on!!

16th of August 2015 was a memorable day in the administrative post of Cobue, Lake district, Niassa Province. A town with an estimated population of 3000 situated on Lake Niassa for the first time experienced the joy of electricity. This will change many lives forever.

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Fresh Food Daily

Supermarkets are always trying to sell us the idea of fresh food, and I’m sure they try their best, but at Nkwichi you can see the food arriving from the villages, and soon after enjoy the delicious tastes. Grown organically so there are no additives to worry us, it’s a great part of a getaway-from-it-all holiday. Of course, at home we can grow our own lovely vegetables and fruit in gardens or allotments, but on holiday in Nkwichi, that hard work has been done for us.

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Who are the people working at the Lodge?

Well there are the boatmen who literally know the lake like the back of their hands, and its moods like a beloved child. They are calm and easy going, checking the boats down by the harbour.

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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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Honeymoon Happiness

What makes Nkwichi so perfect for honeymoons? We believe it is the combination between a pristine paradise and the uniqueness of the experience that make it a wonderful destination..

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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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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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Thanks so much for a wonderful stay here. Peace, calm, relaxation.. bliss. Every day there was another idyllic spot for lunch and sundowners .. I’ll be back!

Angela, UK, November 2014