In the surrounding region dry and dusty, Karonga is a relaxed little town with wide streets and pastoralists. It is the first city and the last on the road between Malawi and Tanzania, and has some good facilities, including the only bank in the north of Mzuzu.
New South Wales is a vibrant place where history is alive and Welsh culture finds new forms of expression. The mixture of tradition and sophistication rebellious New World is one of the greatest assets of Wales today. The male voice choirs can still keep a welcome in the valleys, but an alternative culture flourishes in urban centers such as Cardiff a healthy dose of hedonism oozes from gourmet kitchens and hip hotels and a strong motive environmental awareness is based on country-sighted perspective.
Wales remains an open area, excellent: grab the hiking boots or a mountain bike and head of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with its stunning scenery and the coast road, or lost in the onslaught of waves, beaches and limestone cliffs that sweep of the Gower Peninsula. You can visit the villages with tongue-twisting names before settling into a cozy pub with a pint of local beer in Brecon Beacons, or join the adrenaline junkies in search of the ultimate adventure in Llandudno – Welsh style.
Wales is a place that becomes an obsession, calling back year after year its visitors with its friendly people, good food, extraordinary landscapes, white-knuckle adventures and admirably green credentials. These are the marks of a country looking firmly towards a promising future.