I’ve finally sat down to write and realized that it is August 1st and my time in Malawi nearing the end (well sort of, I have 20 days left…which feels short!). The 7 weeks I’ve been here have blended together. I no longer pay attention the date or what day of the week it is. I only know where I am supposed to be and how many restaurants, hotels, or attractions I need to cover before can shut my brain off and
actually enjoy a few hours of this beautiful country known as “the warm heart of Africa” before the sun burns red and slips below the
horizon. The setting sun seems to tease me with its dramatic hues cast across a wide sky, silhouetting the landscape, saying, “Wasn’t
that good? I’ll bring another round of wonderful tomorrow!”
With all this wonderful, I am also growing a bit tired. I want to slow down and wander freely. I want to sip Malawi like a hot, sweet, milky tea. The places I’ve seen, the people I’ve met, and the images that float through my mind each night before I sleep are many begging to be revisited. There is something about this country that is truly unique, engaging, and inspiring. I feel fortunate to have been to almost every inch of it, and with the next few weeks, will be able to say that I’ve been EVERYWHERE in Malawi! (What a wonderful and crazy job I have!)
Cheers to the next 20 days, I am certain they will be as glorious as the sunsets!