S: Malawi 2010
FC: GOLD Malawi 2010 | Malawi 2010 | GOLD | Malawi | GOLD | 2010
1: 1st Briefing weekend - Stockport - Feb 2010
2: Best of British evening
4: 2nd Briefing weekend | Team Malawi | Gilwell park - London - April 2010 | Team Malawi
5: Badge and uniform love!
6: Team Malawi - 70's | Pic and mix! | Mumford and friends! | Taking part in trainings run by Team Honduras
7: Through the years - 1910 - 2000 | Evening entertainment
8: 3rd Briefing weekend - Dundee - May 2010
9: Orange group knickers!
10: Sweeties and luggage labels from Adele
11: 24hr Bakery! | Planning!
12: 4th Briefing weekend - Chippenham - July 2010
13: Planning in the sun!
14: Digging up dinner! | and eating it!
15: Enjoying our evening meal out - Indian, yum!
17: Waiting at the airport | We met some Mexican Guides
18: Arriving in Ethiopia | Waiting for our flight | Getting some sleep!
19: No luggage! | Greeted at Malawi airport | Susan - GOLD co-ordinator
20: sleeping under nets! | Our first evening meal
21: Week 1 training | National trainers Lilongwe | Leadership training | First Aid | Planning a camp | Budgeting | Fundraising | Running a camp | Running a pack | Games & Activities
22: First day of training - camp skills
23: Planning a camp and presenting their ideas
24: Our first meal of Nsima...... | The school where we trained
25: Fundraising ideas
26: YAY - our bags arrived | Philippa produced lots of group presents!!!
27: Food and mapominoes Africa!
28: Teaching First Aid
29: Lily pad challenge Toxic waste | Fit the team through one piece of paper | Solve the puzzle | Team Challenges
30: Energisers | crocodile, crocodile | Duck, duck goose | Singing & dancing
31: Human knot | keep the ball up | Cat and mouse | Sitting circle
32: Putting up a tent.........
33: A yummy meal cooked just for us, spaghetti, potatoes, peas and meat
34: Enjoying the campfire - we ate roasted sweet potatoes, YUM! | We got sent to bed!
35: Sleeping over for the night - they slept all night with the light on!!
36: Writing our diaries | Teaching the world song & friendship knots - the 1st time they sang out of tune!
37: Presentation for Memory who is representing Africa at WAGGGS
39: Being presented our Nsalu
40: Walking to get the bus to Muzu | Trying to find a bus
41: On the bus on our way to Muzu Buying food out the window Taking in the sights
42: Our first day off | Washing | Planning | Hiking into town
43: Puppies at the hotel!
44: Week 2 - Northern training - Muzu | Leadership skills | First Aid | Adolescent growth and development | Life skills | Games | Fun! | Team work
45: Getting to know you games | Making camp books
47: Learning how to cook the staple food - nsima
48: Pounding ground nuts to make oil - very hard work!
49: Straw challenge | Who can make the tallest tower?
50: Health and Developmenttraining | How to look after your teeth | Changes to your body | What foods to eat
51: First Aid Training | Recovery position | Slings
52: Planning a camp - it turned into a huge debate with them all disagreeing on everything!
53: We were not enjoying the squat toilets on a hot day!
54: Wonderwall game- we attracted a lot of attention from the noise we were making
55: Food trying casava root
56: Energisers | Human knot | Ball games
57: Sitting circle | Malawian games | Balloon games | Singing | Crocodile, crocodile
58: Setting up our beds for the night - Amy then entertained the Guides till dinner, with lots of singing
59: Campfire We had lots of fun - everyone sang a song or did a performance. Then we shelled maize and ground nuts and ate roasted maize, YUM!
60: Closing ceremony | Thankful flowers
61: We met some English Scouts and went to visit the campsite they were making - We all then squeezed in the mini bus and joined them on a visit to a waterfall!
63: We hiked back up to the top and the only way back was across a "DEATH WALK" - sliding our way along 2 poles above the waterfall!
64: We said goodbye to the Scouts and we were waiting for some transport to Nkhata Bay - lots of offers, but no transport, lol!
65: Washing our clothes in the lake | Swimming, snorkeling and going on a boat trip
66: Amy and I walked into town to update the blog - we meet some locals!
67: We went to Sambini Lodge to meet the scouts - we enjoyed the sandy beach and swimming in the lake! | We got up early to watch the sunrise - beautiful! Then went for a early morning swim
68: Week 3 training Young leaders Lilongwe | First Aid | Leadership skills | Adolescent growth & development | Life skills | Having fun! | Smiling | International Guiding | Craft | Team work
69: Balloon games
70: First Aid training
71: A trip to the market to buy lunch!
72: Making scoobies - tricky!
73: Straw challenge | Doing a dance for us!
74: Playing games | Funky chicken | Singing in the rain | Sitting circle | Wonderwall
75: Saying goodbye
76: Liwonde - Safari park
77: Canoe trip - chance to see some wildlife
78: Safari trip
79: The only way to travel - Bike taxi's! | 3 rucksacks high!
80: On the back of a pick-up to Cape Maclear - you would not believe what they put on pick-up truck!
81: Cape Maclear
83: Meeting local children | Dentistry! | Swimming in the sunset
84: Our last night as a team! | BBQ on the beach - entertained by local boy band!
85: Scuba Diving - Amazing!
86: Mumford enjoyed his trip!
87: Our plaque in Don Brioni's restaurant in Lilongwe