Monthly Archives: July 2015

Zambia Part IV – From South Luangwa to Mutinondo

A lot of the roads we travelled on in Zambia had been traversable only with a 4×4. The road from Livingstone to Lake Kariba was under construction, so most of it was two-spoor sandy roads and the drive took forever. It was also slow going from Lake Kariba to New Kalala and Kafue National Park. After that, we had a few passable tarred roads for a day or two and then it was back to driving off-road. Continue reading

Zambia Part III – South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Experts have dubbed South Luangwa to be one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, and not without reason. The concentration of animals around the Luangwa River, and its oxbow lagoons, is among the most intense in Africa. Continue reading

Zambia Part II – Lake Kariba and Kafue National Park

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After a bit of grocery shopping in Livingstone, we started our trip to Lake Kariba. We were recommended to go to Kariba Bush Club, but they were under renovation and said that Lakeview Lodge, a neighbour, would be able to accommodate us. Continue reading

Zambia Part I – Borderjumping again and Victoria Falls

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The road to Zambia took us from Livingstone’s Camp in Namibia to Katima Mulilo, back to Botswana and then to the pontoon, where we crossed the Zambezi River into Zambia, at Kazungula. The Botswana part was a bit of a surprise to us both. Continue reading

Namibia Part VIII – Caprivi Strip

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Ngepi is not very far from Drotsky’s (only 57 km), and the border crossing was completely painless. If anyone would ask me where to stay in the Caprivi, I would say Ngepi Lodge  ̶  without any hesitation. Continue reading