The Green is Overwhelming!
Rainy season is here in full force, and the red dirt is disappearing underneath a thick covering of vibrant green plant life. It is shocking how different the views are now on the way to and from camp as compared to September! I remember landing in Lilongwe and despairing that it could ever by as much of an eyeful as the green of Rwanda I experienced. But it is now rivalling those memories with the intense colour that grabs your eyes whenever you drive through the countryside. I love it!
Isn't that contrast so neat? I find it absolutely amazing how different everything looks now, scant months after arriving!
19/2/2014 10:00:43 pm
Awesome contrast pictures! It is hard to imagine or believe without the photographs. Thanks for sharing! How long is the dry season? Do people tend to be hungrier during dry, or can they still grow enough to eat? Maybe that is a naive question, since most are so poor they are probably always hungry.
Well, Malawi has three seasons - a rainy season (December - March), a cold and dry season (April - July), and a hot and dry season (August - November). I think it can get a little lean at the end of the year for some people, before their crops begin to really grow. Corn flour, the staple food here, is relatively cheap and quite filling, though it is not nutritious.
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