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Jun 15, 2011 - Traveling to Dedza Pottery

Heidi and Jan were up at the crack of dawn outside trying to get internet reception so they could get a brief Facebook fix before the day started. At 8 am, Heidi, Jan, Greg & Erica had breakfast next door at the home of Bill and Sharon Johnston-lifelong Assemblies of God missionaries & caretakers of the guesthouse as well. It was really good food and interaction with experienced pastors/teachers that possessed a wealth of knowledge of Malawi culture and current state of affairs. Shortly afterwards, Erica left to catch a bus back to her...

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Oct 23, 2004 - Malawi in a Day (part 1)

Written by Ted: On Oct. 23, we went on a tour of central Malawi (called the "Malawi in a Day Experience") organized by Kiboko Camp. Our guide's name was Ben. At 8 AM, we left Kiboko Camp and drove first toward the town of Dedza. Ben told us that in Malawi, agriculture is the main livelihood. The main subsistence crop is maize. Like other southern African countries, it is made into a firm porridge-like meal called nsima. Tobacco is the main cash crop, but with fewer people abroad smoking, sales are declining. Tobacco is exported raw rather...

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