Category Archives: Zambia

Zambia Part VII – Ndole Bay

 

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After driving ten hours to cover the 260 kilometres between Lumangwe Falls and Ndole Bay, we finally arrived after dark. Continue reading

Zambia Part VI – Chasing Waterfalls

As usual, we left Kasama way too late to go to Lumangwe Falls. Our first stop, though, was only 30 km down the road at Chishimba Falls. It was truly breathtaking. Continue reading

Zambia Part V – Mutinondo en Kapishya Hot Springs

After our nightmare drive up and down the escarpment, we finally reached the tarred Great North Road again. We started the climbing experience at 500 metres above sea level and reached the highest level at 1 600 metres before we started our descent towards Mutinondo. Continue reading

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