Cruising Lake Malawi

Lake view from Pumulani

The race is in its 30th year, even though you might not have heard of it. From June 28 through July 5, sailors – expert and not so expert – will be gathering on Lake Malawi for a sailing marathon that takes them from Cape Maclear at the very south to to the exotically named […]

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Kaya Mawa, Malawi

Pool on the Lake

Kaya Mawa has used, in its construction, not only the natural surroundings – on Likoma Island, in Lake Malawi – but also natural building materials. Built by hand, without the aid of power tools, it took six years to create. All the rooms are built from rocks that were brought straight from the lake by locals […]

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Costa Rica – Showing the Way?

Marino Ballena National Park, South Pacific

Of the many countries where hotels, lodges, and resorts are doing good things, practicing their own version of sustainability, one in particular has long stood out – Costa Rica. Glenn Jampol, the owner of Finca Rosa Blanca, has been in the frontline of this movement, and he and wife Teri have two lodges and a […]

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Loango Lodge, Gabon

Who They Are The Africa’s Eden lodges and camps vary greatly in terms of what they offer and where they are situated. But wherever you are in Loango National Park, forest, savannah, lagoon, and beach are never very far away. Loango Lodge, where Operation Loango began in 2001, features 7 upscale, traditionally decorated bungalows, each […]

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Pumulani, Malawi

Dive In - Twice - at Pumulani

Who They Are Pumulani on Lake Malawi, a UNESCO site in Lake Malawi National Park, is a new lodge that belongs to Robin Pope Safaris. There are ten large villas nestled in the lush hills above the still waters of the lake, providing excellent design and comfort. Their distinctive grass roofs deflect the heat of […]

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