Itezhi Tezhi Sunsets

Took another road trip to a quaint small town in the south west of Zambia called Itezhi Tezhi which has a man made dam constructed on the Kafue river. It is about a 5 hour drive from Lusaka, most of the road is done up but some parts are a work in progress with rough…

Travel: A Drive to the Village of Chamarel

The best way to find your way around was to drive around, or get a bus and venture out to get a full experience. Ventured to Chamarel a village located in Riviere Noire District after finding out the national drink in Mauritius is Rum made from sugarcane which they grow in abundance and use partly…

A Mauritian Beach Day

A beach holiday means plenty of swimming, sunsets, sunrises, seafood, tanning and cocktails which Mauritius gave me in abundance. We were staying at one of the beautiful villas in Mont Choisy which is a 2 minute walk to the beach. Mont Choisy has the longest beach in the north of Mauritius which forms an arc,…

Travel: Postcard from Port Louis

The year has just felt like a blur and a much needed more like required holiday was just what the doctor ordered. Destination, Mauritius a 4 hour flight from Johannesburg take off was just before 2 pm we landed at just after 7 pm, local time they are 2 hours ahead timewise. The island is…

Street Photography Moments

I have a keen interest in taking photos not only for a good selfie but I believe there’s always more to the story and enjoy capturing memories. Joined the Lusaka Camera Chat Group to see what I could learn and get tips on my photo game. Led by David Brown, we meet at Rhapsody’s in…

Animal Spotting: Kwisoko Game Ranch

I always like mini road trips to somewhere unknown with the thrill of discovery and adventure making it a welcome excuse to put on some make up and leave the house. Kwisoko Game Ranch is right off Leopards Hill Road on Chifwema Road East, Lusaka.It’s a very tranquil place if you are looking for an…

Zambia: The Problem with Misconceptions

With so many myths about Africa in existence, it is often hard to get a realistic view of a continent that is as complex as it is beautiful in its own right. There are many that have a tendency of reducing the planet’s second-largest continent of 54 countries to a single country. Misconceptions, perceptions and generalisations…

Almost Camping at Blue Lagoon National Park

Blue Lagoon is a wildlife sanctuary on the Kafue plains a place without traffic, electricity, running water or phone signal, unless you stand in one particular spot which I couldn’t quite find. It is the perfect place to see the stunning milky way whilst sitting around a camp fire.We were booked at Nakeenda where we…

A day at Chaminuka

The weekend is always the perfect opportunity to take a drive all the way to Chaminuka. It has one of the largest private Zambian art collections which is estimated to be a 1000-piece collection, placed throughout the lodge and collected over the years by its founder and owner Andrew Sardonis. As you enter the grounds…

TRAVEL: A DRIVE TO SIAVONGA

Lusaka has been having uncharacteristically hot weather for this time of year when it should be the rainy season, and when the rain began it was heavy and lasted for 3 days which meant it was time for a weekend getaway to Siavonga. First stop was for a tea, wooven crafts, amethyst and some goat…