- Meeting the king of the jungle The day started early: 6:15. I thought it was better to go on a morning walk before the sun got too hot, even though I was told the lions would be more lively then.
We left half an hour late because Posted by TTraveller in Africa for the anxious | Oct 19, 2010
- Camping experience„Don't make the mistake thinking camping anywhere might be 'fun.' Remember this mantra: 'Having no holiday is better than having a camping holiday.'“ (Jenny Eclair's '50 fun ways to embrace middle age' - quoted in the Daily Mail on 14th Posted by TTraveller in Africa for the anxious | Oct 19, 2010
- First Zambia impressionsI had experienced my first hot flush when we left the plane in Jo'burg, but that was nothing with the wall of heat that hit us when we landed in Livingstone, a small airport with a real provincial feel.
While Posted by TTraveller in Africa for the anxious | Oct 19, 2010
- ZambiaArrived at the border in the nick of time to be told that we couldn't get on the ferry because the engine had broken (there were 3 ferries...?) So we sat in the sweltering heat for about 2 hours watching Posted by julietooo in Juliet does Africa | Oct 19, 2010
- Its like camping at the zoo* We literally had to pull ourselves off the island of Likoma…..we either had to get on the next ferry or wait another week. Since we have just bought our tickets back to the States for November 10th, we are Posted by pmunson in Peter and Meghans Big Trip | Oct 5, 2010
- Viagra FallsWell we're behind with the blog once again!
We spent a night in Lusaka at a game farm where you could walk with the animals (not many - mainly buffalo, antelope and guinea fowl) and did some posing of our own! Posted by ctravelbug in escape to africa | Sep 23, 2010
- Some Unexpected GuestsAfter a long (and very bumpy) drive to Zambia we made it to Croc Camp! We were given a briefing by the campsite manager about the animals that surround the area. Our camp is directly across a river from Posted by ctravelbug in escape to africa | Sep 8, 2010
- ZambiaPeter and I woke up really early so we headed to Victoria Falls to do our own sunrise tour. We went to the front desk and got our raincoats and wore our sandals. While near the falls you Posted by kshunter in Africa Trip 2010 | Jul 2, 2010
- Johannesburg to LivingstoneWe arrived in Livingstone, Zambia this morning after a relatively short flight from Johannesburg. At the airport, we were surprised to find that we got a 50% discount on the visa fee because we had a ticket a World Posted by pmonahan in Africa Trip 2010 | Jul 1, 2010
- ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’The Victoria Falls one of the world’s seven greatest natural wonders was discovered by Dr David Livingstone. He named it after Queen Victoria as a tribute to the 19th century English monarch. Dr Livingstone, a Scottish missionary doctor and renown Posted by usroyal in Ke Nako. Celebrate Africa's Humanity | Jun 17, 2010
- This is what happens when I don't blog for a while
Make yourself comfortable, this is a monster continent changing blog!
As we travelled along the Caprivi Strip which connects Namibia to Zambia the landscape dramatically changed from endless arid de Posted by monkeyboy1 in Monkey boy's travels | Mar 18, 2010
- Zooming through ZambiaDue to extensive rain during my time in Malawi a bridge was washed away and we had to stay longer in Malawi and then Zambia became an epic drive with only overnight stops at each camp.
The next day the Posted by RTW Ross in Round the World....How hard can it be?!? | Mar 26, 2009
- LionsGoing through my photos from South Luangwa, I have realised that I seem to have a ream of photos of Lions. Which I'll almost certainly never do anything with. So whilst I don't have any specific reason to use them Posted by Gelli in Gelli goes South-ish | Sep 20, 2009
- Hippos with beach balls. And rusks (But without hippo's)It was good to be back in Zambia. Ignoring hotels in Mongu, it is generally a very friendly, relaxed kind of place, where they don't worry about pretty much anything:
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/7280/P9030451.jpg thumb=http://photos.travelle Posted by Gelli in Gelli goes South-ish | Sep 19, 2009
- Wild Zambia
Zambia is a country of pot holed dirt roads lin Posted by daveliz in Dave & Elizabeth's World Adventure | Sep 8, 2009
- The Long Way to Lilongwe : Part 1After leaving our rather sooty mark on Zambia we pedalled on to Lusaka and managed to arrive without causing too much more disruption. Lusaka is a big hectic capital city. As we approached it and the buildings grew bigger we Posted by robandpol in LongWayHome | Aug 23, 2009
- Leaving Livingstone
So we finally managed to drag ourselves away from Livingstone. You know you've stayed too long when the grass under your tent is yellow! Cliff the Cowboy escorted us out of the town in style and we headed off into Posted by robandpol in LongWayHome | Aug 12, 2009
- Cliff the Cowboy!Cliff used to work for one of the tour companies and noticed a disturbing phenomenon: Livingstone was becoming more and more divided. The tourists were too scared to go to the 'black' areas and the blacks becoming resentful of the Posted by robandpol in LongWayHome | Aug 3, 2009
- Victoria Falls
Travelling 2000km to get to Vic falls was definitely worth it.
They are incredible.. 1.8km wide, 100m deep (Niagra is about 1km wi Posted by robandpol in LongWayHome | Jul 27, 2009
- Chobe National park to LivingstoneChobe NP is a spectacular park around the Chobe and Zambezi rivers.. the locals extremely friendly (as usual).
This little guy gave us a delicious bream straight from the Zambezi.
The Posted by robandpol in LongWayHome | Jul 26, 2009
- What's the Deal with the Giraffe?One time, probably in Livingstone but it could have been elsewhere, I ordered two glasses of wine from the hostel bar, and as the bloke behind the counter corked the Merlot, I plonked Fred on the bar stool next to Posted by Ofelia in Where is Maaret? | Jul 7, 2009
- Hamish...Going through some old photos a few days ago just for the heck of it, I stumbled across this:
I had completely forgotten that I had taken it, and don't know why i did. But it turns out that t Posted by Gelli in Gelli goes South-ish | Jul 4, 2009
- A Slow Zambian Get-AwayThe day of leaving Lusaka for good finally came, and oddly enough, it didn't feel like much; it didn't feel real, leaving my lovely family, and especially the kids.
Rich and I took a bus to Kapiri Mposhi, a nowhere town Posted by Ofelia in Where is Maaret? | Apr 17, 2009
- The Ku'ombokaKuomboka is one of the many traditional ceremonies of the 73 tribes of Zambia, and quite possibly the biggest- certainly the best-known. As the plains around Mongu flood, the Lozi king is moved in a large barge and in an Posted by Ofelia in Where is Maaret? | Apr 12, 2009
- Welcome to the Next Tick-Box, HoneyI left Namibia on a hot, packed bus, clutching a box of cheesecake and feeling slightly sunburnt, heading back to Livingstone, and my African motherland, Zambia.
Now, I wasn't hugely excited to come back to Zambia, but I did have a Posted by Ofelia in Where is Maaret? | Apr 8, 2009