When the heat and the dust and the craziness and the haggling are getting in top of you, head up to Zomba and on up the road to Casa Rossa. Sit on the Veranda take it all in: the view, the cool breeze, clean sparse interiors and the fantastic menu. Mark will treat you like an old friend and you can hang out all day catching up with the world using the wifi ($2/hr). There always seems to be someone skyping home or catching up with their memoirs. We stayed in the three bedded room which did the job perfectly. Check out the cheese platter or bruschetta starter, and the gnocchi arrabiata or the pesto spaghetti. And the salad, to die for. Mark also organised a guide for us for the zomba plateau at a good rate. Highly recommended.