Off the beaten path: Malawi

Malawi, the land of banana beer, the mysterious Nyau cult, the place with a very simple society without the 21st century trinkets and a massive diversity of landscapes has a lot to offer to the ones who like to travel off the beaten path - you can learn the weird local myths, see the unusual great dance Gule Wamkulu, explore and enjoy the amazing nature, Zomba Plateau, Viphya Highlands, visit the National parks and more.

The Great Dance of the terrifying Nyau

Nyaus of Malawi hide in the cemeteries, wear scary masks, act like wild animals and can kill people while possessed by an evil spirit. They dance at the funerals and initiations, and their dance is…