Travel Blogs from Livingstone, Zambia

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Finally viewing Vic Falls and microlites flights, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Finally viewing Vic Falls and microlites flights

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Woke up for what was to be a big day. Vic Falls viewing followed by an afternoon microlite flight. Vic Falls had been high on my itinerary of must dos since starting my trip, infact since I was young and had seen some of the fantastic paintings and ...

Livingstone and the Glorious Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Livingstone and the Glorious Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... Botswana border and Zambia border crossings. Luckily the Zambian border crossing goes quite smoothly and relatively quickly. Once we reach Livingstone, i have had enough and basically just jump off the bus and lay down in the shade beside the truck until ...

Full up for Easter Friday - Jollyboys saves day, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Full up for Easter Friday - Jollyboys saves day

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... back to ask for any suggestions and luckily and dorm room had become available for the nice price of $6 per night! Livingstone was where Victoria Falls were situated and it also a major adventure/adrenaline junky centre. Jollyboys was the name of my ...

Feeding time for the crocs, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Feeding time for the crocs

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... , the 3 Danes I also met in the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. Found out one of the reasons that evening why the Zambia is quite expensive. The election are in September and typically all the previous elections in Zambia have been disasterous. In the ...

Merry Christmas, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Merry Christmas

A travel blog entry by hess

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... forms, getting more stamps, we made it down to Nata by 11 am, where I bumped into someone I had met on Tuesday night in Livingstone (Africa is a very small continent!!). At Nata I met up with Paul, the camp manager from one of the Ker and Downey camps in ...

When wheels fall off and boats chug on, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

When wheels fall off and boats chug on

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... so-called wheels had also fallen off the Lake Tanganyika ferry, the MV Liembe, delaying its departure to southern Tanzania and Zambia for a week while a replacement alternator was bused in from central Tanzania. A week in Kigoma could and should be fine ...

Zambia - Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Zambia - Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by edamame

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The next day, we took the ferry across the 'Mighty Zambezi' river into Zambia to the city of Livingstone, the jumping point for many outdoor/adventure activities, such as white water rafting, bungee jumping, gorge swinging, and scenic flights. A trip ...

Buses, Falls and Good Old-Fashioned Religion!, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Buses, Falls and Good Old-Fashioned Religion!

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... in person. Let's just say that the word toilet is extremely loosely interpreted here in Africa. Once we arrived in Livingstone, we entered a little backpacker's paradise. Our hostel is just full of other travelers doing extended around the world trips, ...

Gorge Swings, Flying Foxes and an Overland Tour!, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Gorge Swings, Flying Foxes and an Overland Tour!

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... I'd said earlier and booked on to an overland tour the next day that meant I need to get to Zimbabwe the next day. I liked Zambia and the people. It seemed like the 'real Africa' and similar to Malawi and Uganda to a certain extent. I have to admit ...

Livingstone - NO STORY., Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Livingstone - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Living It Up In Livingstone., Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Living It Up In Livingstone.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... a little R& R - well not too much, when we first arrived we had booked two more tours! The first was to Livingstone Island, which sits right out in the river, at the top of Victoria Falls. A motor boat took us out there and the river ...

Perspective: The Art of Seeing, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Perspective: The Art of Seeing

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... , called Libuyu Site and Service. This was a makeshift settlement just outside of the tourist trappings and services of Livingstone, Zambia's gateway to Victoria Falls. Approximately 3000 people live here with no electricity, no running water, and one ...

Vic Falls, Livingston, Zambia travel blog

Vic Falls

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Victoria Falls in our entry from Cape Town, South Africa entitled 'Cape Town at Last!!!'. Cheers, K & ...

Life on Edge, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Life on Edge

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... bubbles. Jump there." Shit. It was about 9:30 in the morning and I was standing on the edge of Victoria Falls. Livingstone Island (so named because it was where the explorer David Livingstone first laid eyes on the falls) sits right against the ...

The smoke that whispers, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

The smoke that whispers

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... (neither of which I ever managed to use despite my earnest intentions - errands are a killer).  We didn't stay long in Livingstone, since the only thing we wanted to do there was visit the falls and that was done.  While waiting for the ...

Victoria Falls, Zambian side, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Victoria Falls, Zambian side

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas.... Oct 11, Livingstone Duncan had just said that he had difficulty keeping the vehicle straight on the road when a tire blew off....he just had time to park the Pajero by the road. He was driving that day because Tristan had ...

Rafting on Zambezi river, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Rafting on Zambezi river

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas Oct 16, Rafting on Zambezi river, below Vic Falls, Zambian side "I had not enough time to take a breath of air that I was plunged again under water... everything went dark and I knew I was at least 2m below the water... by then, ...

A Miner's Dream, Mapatizya, Zambia travel blog

A Miner's Dream

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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In the hilly Mapatizya region of southern Zambia amethyst, the purple, semi-precious gem, is so common that it litters the ground. Below the earth veins of amethyst run deep and erratic, like tree roots, making it harder to mine than copper or other ...

Victoria Falls and Rafting the Mighty Zambezi, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Victoria Falls and Rafting the Mighty Zambezi

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... out with a bang. As usual we tried to fit a lot into a few days. We flew into So. Africa on the 17th, out to Livingstone, Zambia on the 18th, rafted the Zambezi on the 19th, flew back to Johanessburg on the 20th, then onto Hong Kong on the 21st. Needless ...

Victoria Falls: ...and the air, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Victoria Falls: ...and the air

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We check out of Zim and a Spanish guy gets into trouble for filming at the border. It is indeed very colourful. Tens and tens of kilometres of trucks are waiting to cross the border. No way, they will all get out today. Luckily. The trucks have a ...

rafting, abseil and gorge swing, Livingston, Zambia travel blog

rafting, abseil and gorge swing

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... . My dream come true. Subject myself to the strength of rope threads and provide entertainment for the entire crew of "Abseil Zambia." Sooner than I'd hoped I was in two harnesses; my heels with no land underneath. We were told to lean back and we'd ...

The Smoke that Thunders, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

The Smoke that Thunders

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... road from Lusaka to Livingstone must be to Africa what hyper-space is to Starwars! We arrived at Jollyboys hostel in Livingstone, clean and friendly with a lit up swimming pool (which looked distinctly like a pond!) The rooms situated around a ...

Somewhere Over a Rainbow, In the air above Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Somewhere Over a Rainbow

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... and the water drops 100m (by comparison Niagra is 1km wide and 60m high). We circled the Falls 3 times to see both the Zambia and Zimbabwe sides and the bridge across which separates the two countries. The voice in my ear pointed out other cracks in ...

well i was going to call this blog 'death jump'..., Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

well i was going to call this blog 'death jump'...

A travel blog entry by sarahgapyear

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hello hello, so I've made it to Zambia and met up with the people from my tour, everyone is really nice and friendly and i can see the whole thing is going to be great fun. Yesterday we went to see Victoria falls and WOW. they were pretty ...

Livingstone, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Livingstone

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Lions and hippos and giraffes, oh my!, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Lions and hippos and giraffes, oh my!

A travel blog entry by hb2africa

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... chose the deluxe version because, why not? :) Turns out we became VIPs for like $20 more. So we got dropped off at the Livingstone Hotel which is where I told some of you guys it is $5000 per night to stay. I have never seen anything like this ...

Go Hard or Go Home!, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Go Hard or Go Home!

A travel blog entry by corrilesa

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AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! I can't breathe, I am too young to die! Just another typical day on the Zambezi.  I decided to ride the white water rapids of the Zambezi, how bad can it be I asked myself?   Well the answer is bloody awful I ...

Must be for the Zambezi, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Must be for the Zambezi

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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The $150 entry fee? Must be for the boat ride and cocktails on the Zambezi River right at the edge of Victoria Falls and the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. A brilliant sunset and yawning hippos. Where is our crocodile ...

Livingstone, Zambia, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Livingstone, Zambia

A travel blog entry by brockandlisa

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Nov.28 Up to get an early bus for the 6-7 hours to Livingstone in the southernmost part of ZambiaLivingstone is situated about 10km away from Victoria Falls, the huge crevasse bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe.  The usual hassle at the ...

Africa, Livingstone, Zambia travel blog

Africa

A travel blog entry by shawclark

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... and spent a couple of days adapting to the change in time zones. Once she recovered, we hopped a flight to Livingstone in Zambia. This is where our African experience truly begins... Upon arrival at the Jollyboys Backpackers (great place to stay) we ...

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