Feeding Time with the Park Giraffes

Every morning I had breakfast with the most splendid view of the swimming pool combined with blue skies which was just lush to look at. That said, must say that this has been one of the more special and memorable trips I have had to Livingstone because it was a completely different experience from all…

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…

Monkey Pools Revisited

I can not believe that it has been a couple of years since my last visit to Monkey Pools and cabin fever had me yearning for a walk in the greater outdoors, so it was time to revisit the place. Located on leopards hill road within housing estate MukaMunya which in itself is situated at…

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…

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…

Travel: A Walk in Pamplemousses

If you enjoy the great outdoors and walking I would recommend the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden in Pamplemousses located in the north west of Mauritius. You have the option of a hiring a guide for a small fee to walk you through all the different exotic plant types and the unassuming plants that turn…