Saturday, August 30, 2008

Cupboard doors in your suitcases?

This is the ensuite bathroom. Brian built fixed laundry hampers in both bathrooms - no chute to the basement though, that's because there isn't one-ha. We are so grateful for such luxuries.

Both our bathrooms have tubs and showers and mixers at the sinks. They are small, yet efficient! Even Bradley comes out after bathtime squeaky clean and smelling sweet.

This is the kids' and guest bathroom which is frantically cleaned before guests arrive!

The big silver pots in the corner are for boiling our drinking water. We boil all our water at a rapid boil for a minimum of 20 minutes. It takes quick to get our stove going because it's a gas one. Most people here on the campus have electric stoves, which is what I am used to.

While down in South Africa this July, (Brian was the speaker at the Grace Christian Church Camp) we picked out some cupboard doors for the kitchen and bathrooms. There was a possiblity of shipping the doors up with a guy who works for a freight company, but the likelihood of them getting to Malawi before our final mission team arrived was slim. We decided to fly with them as luggage. We were, as you can imagine, heavily laden, but we made it through on both ends.

The tiles on the floor, which are the same throughout the house, are Malawian handmade clay tiles. They come from an area called Dedza. They make great flooring.


Wie zijn de groenboekels? said...

great bathrooms and kitchen!
Can imagine you're so happy with it!
Can you cook a bit Malawian now anita?

Laura said...

The house looks beautiful, despite the fact that Danny had a small hand in it! How fun to finally get to see the finished product! I love blogs!!!