Notes on the Geography of Malawi: Blantyre: Photo 2
On the upstairs porch, a garetta. It's a ricksha of unusual design but an improvement on the machila, a kind of portable hammock used in the earliest days by the many Europeans who arrived on one of them from the head of navigation on the Shire (pronounced Shee-Ray) River.
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