Here are some pictures of people and their activities from Malawi.

The brick kiln were everywhere. People make their bricks right where they build their houses.

Bicycles are everywhere, it was the major mode of transportation. Motorcycles are very rare, apparently they are too expensive. Public transportation is mainly by minibuses.

Wood carving is big in Malawi. Wood carved objects were for sale everywhere.

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

People in Malawi

Wood Carved Mask
Wood carved mask. (873k)
Malawi Boy
Malawi boy. (1125k)
School Children
School children. (765k)
Kids Having Fun
Kids having fun on Lake Malawi. (642k)
Malawi Woman Doing
Malawi woman doing chores. (1276k)
Malawi Women
Malawi women. (1126k)
Malawi Women Umbrella
Malawi women with an umbrella for shade. (884k)
Pumping Well Water
Pumping well water. (1109k)
Doing Laundry Brook
Doing laundry in the brook. (929k)
Carrying Quite Load
Carrying quite a load. (1058k)

Villages and Towns

Local Village
Local village. (813k)
Local Village
Local village. (872k)
Local Buildings Small
Local buildings. The small square building in the foreground is the toilet. The small round building on the right is a storage building for food. (1150k)
Name Town Sounds
The name of this town sounds like sneezing. (806k)

Livestock and Agriculture

Young Sugarcane
Young sugarcane. (982k)
Banana Plants Cassava
Banana plants and Cassava (Manihot esculenta, german: Maniok, french: Manioc) field behind them. (732k)
Cassava Manihot Esculenta
Cassava (Manihot esculenta, german: Maniok, french: Manioc) field. Cassava is an important staple food. (1035k)
Rubber Tree Plantation
Rubber Tree plantation (Hevea brasiliensis, german: Kautschukbaum, french: Hévéa). (1311k)
Tea Plantation Base
Tea plantation at the base of Mount Mulanje. (1220k)
Goat Saw Lots
Goat. I saw lots of goats, but hardly any sheep. (1290k)
Cows
Cows. (948k)

Transportation

Bridges Park
One of the bridges in a park. (761k)
Bad Stretch Road
A bad stretch of road that is being completely rebuilt and widened in the process. (755k)
Bicycle Traffic Kabazas
Bicycle traffic, most of them are Kabazas (bicycle taxis). (772k)
Bicycle Taxi Called
Bicycle taxi, called Kabaza. (959k)
Hauling Roofing Material
Hauling roofing material on a bicycle. (923k)
Ox-drawn Cart
Ox-drawn cart. (730k)
Called Ke Ke
These are called Ke Ke in Malawi. (743k)
3-wheeled Small Truck
3-wheeled small truck and Kabaza (bicycle taxi). (842k)
Loaded Suv
Loaded SUV. (726k)
Ubiquitous Minibuses
One of the ubiquitous minibuses. (684k)
Sugarcane Load
Sugarcane load. (876k)
Fully Loaded Truck
Fully loaded truck. (717k)
See Edges Road
You can see how the edges of the road break from heavy truck traffic. Sometimes the road was so narrow that we had to have the left wheel on the gravel, which of course further damages the road. (889k)
Around Villages Towns
Around the villages and towns there was often a lot of garbage along the roads. (1074k)
Traffic Jam Mulanje
Traffic jam in Mulanje. (659k)

Crafts and Business

Crafts Market
Crafts market. (1003k)
Crafts Market
Crafts market. (868k)
Wood-carved Mask
Wood-carved mask. (956k)
Wood-carved Mask
Wood-carved mask. (822k)
Wood-carved Mask
Wood-carved mask. (873k)
Wood-carved Mask
Wood-carved mask. (831k)
Wood-carved Sculpture
Wood-carved sculpture. (649k)
Wood-carved Statue
Wood-carved statue. (656k)
Wood-carved Statue
Wood-carved statue. (754k)
Wood-carved Statue
Wood-carved statue. (696k)
Wood-carved Statue
Wood-carved statue. (781k)
Wood-carved Statue
Wood-carved statue. (815k)
Wood-carved Statue
Wood-carved statue. (784k)
Wood-carved Statue
Wood-carved statue. (844k)
Vegetable Roadside Vendor
Vegetable roadside vendor. (831k)
Market Scene
Market scene. (715k)
Charcoal Sale Along
Charcoal for sale along the road, with a bicycle taxi in front. (998k)
Street Market
Street market. (781k)
Sign Meat Store
Sign at a meat store. (681k)
Brick Kiln
Brick kiln. (853k)
Large Brick Kiln
Large brick kiln in a village. (929k)
Brick Factory Bricks
Brick factory. Bricks are made locally everywhere, mostly in small kilns. This picture shows a larger brick factory. (768k)
Permanent Tent Bua
Permanent tent in the Bua River Lodge. The accommodations there were very comfortable. (1149k)
University Zomba
In the university in Zomba. (964k)

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