Walking Close to the Edge of the Victoria Falls

By the time the gate to the falls was opening at eight in the morning it was already 33º C and I was melting before the walk with our guide had started. Nevertheless it was another memorable experience actually walking on top of the mighty Victoria Falls which is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Affectionately…

Light Lunch with a View at Taita Falcon Lodge

If you are not scared of heights and looking for a spectacular view, literally perched on the edge of the Batoka Gorge and about 755 feet above the Zambezi River lies Taita Falcon Lodge, either way you should brave it and go there anyway. It is approximately a thirty-five minute drive from the main road…

Art Plus Wildlife Gaze at the Avani Resort Hotel

Always enjoy staying at the Avani the staff are great and it’s a very family oriented environment but one thing about Livingstone is you feel that blazing summer heat early in the morning so it’s best to keep hydrated first thing. Having already been on numerous game drives must admit that the wildlife in Zambia…

Staycation: All Packed for Sunny Livingstone

Although October is one of the hottest summer months in Zambia and the further south you go the hotter it gets, but it had to be done I had to get out of town. Destination for the staycation was Livingstone, the town that offers you so much more than soaring temperatures and is famously known…

A Small Pit Stop in Mkushi

Mkushi is a small town in the Central Province of Zambia predominantly known for its commercial farming and that has been my perception until I spent a bit of time there on the way from the Bangweulu Wetlands. Along the way in many places in the country, one thing that gives me a cackle is…

Exploring Kundalila Falls

Zambia has got so many waterfalls it is hard to keep count and even harder to find all of them but someone called Quentin Allen did just that. He went round and detailed all this in his book “Guide to Little Known Waterfalls of Zambia”, it has all the names, distances, which provinces they are…

Nkondo the Eco-Friendly Campsite

After the delightful adventure of going to the Bangweulu Wetlands, we headed back to Nkondo Campsite (booked through Shamba Travel) which was a real treat and along the way saw how the local community lives as well as the kind of food staple that is grown which is mainly cassava. All the little kids along…

The Serene Bangweulu Wetlands

After rescheduling numerous times due to you know what, finally got the holiday sorted but all I knew about the north-eastern part of Zambia was that there’s a beach with white sands and Lake Bangwelulu not much else. This trip was a very educative and informative one, admittedly I knew nothing about the wetlands and…

On the Road to Luangwa River

Long before isolation and social distancing we took a drive to a small town called Luangwa just to check out the River and enjoy the scenery. From Lusaka you drive east, it is a distance of 228.9 km, the drive took about 3.5 hours because we had a flat tire along the way but made…

Spying on Animals in Chisamba

Happy new decade! It being the holidays and all I have had a few weeks off and as it has been a while since the last road trip it was time for another one. Destination, Protea Hotel Safari Lodge in Chisamba been a while since my last trip there but it was good to go…