Travel Blogs from Lusaka, Zambia

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I always thought Canadians were nice people, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

I always thought Canadians were nice people

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... a while to fill up so we didn't get on the road until 7:30. We were trying to get the 10am bus on the Zambia side of the border to Lusaka, but this wasn't looking now. I met a nice guy on this minibus who had left from Blantyre at 1am the same morning ...

Western Road Trip 4, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Western Road Trip 4

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... Brian and I to work on the sign. I had been doing the math and was now deeply suspicious of Bwalya's request for cash. In Lusaka we were issued plenty of money for the trip, money for diesel, labour, materials, contingency, and a decent per diem. I ...

Mean Streets, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Mean Streets

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... and armed robberies are not rare here; in fact, crime is the rule rather than the exception. It doesn't matter that Zambia is a peaceful country. Peace doesn't put food on the table, and poverty and desperation are endemic. While violent crime is ...

The President is Not a Cabbage, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

The President is Not a Cabbage

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... cover-ups and party intrigue that have plagued Zambian politics in the past year. The stakes are certainly high for Zambia's top Bwana. With presidential elections are set for July 2006, and Mwanawasa seems intent on neutralizing all opposition. The ...

Northern Road Trip 6, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Northern Road Trip 6

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... thought was bronchitis. The public health system told her she was fine and to go home and rest. At the private clinic in Lusaka I was barely coughing or wheezing but was given a chest X-ray, blood tests and three different pills, to the tune of ...

Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Lusaka

A travel blog entry by dcm

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Random Passages, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Random Passages

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... the telling has done little to curb my fears. * * * From the Miscellaneous section of the Classifieds in the Post, 'Zambia's Leading Newspaper': "An astrologer herbalist why not try him welcome Dr. N. Magaga from East Africa He is here to pay ...

Chilling in Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Chilling in Lusaka

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... me a hard time for taking advantage, but it wasn't so bad since the distance was less than a kilometer.  Finding taxis in Lusaka is not a terribly easy thing to do unless you know where they hide, which naturally we did not.  Travis went ...

A Sigh for Africa, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

A Sigh for Africa

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... had many questions about politics in Zambia, my opinions about Malawi, and my general experience in Africa. Before I left Zambia to travel to Botswana, Johannesburg and Malawi, I'd have painted a very different and disparaging picture of the country ...

Lusaka - NO STORY., Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Lusaka - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Fear of Darkness, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Fear of Darkness

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... impossible to know how long the blackout will last. It shouldn't be occurring at all. With many hydroelectric power sources, Zambia supplies electricity to Zimbabwe, Congo and East Africa. In places like the Kafue River and Lake Kariba, major power ...

Bandas and Bibles, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Bandas and Bibles

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... like the Piper. White faces are a rare site in Freedom, a town of some 500 people, 20 kilometres south of the capital, Lusaka. This is a place that tourists never see, let alone many better-off Zambians. It's a hard-scrabble, dusty village, alive with ...

Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Zambia

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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

Luxury bath in Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Luxury bath in Lusaka

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... 5.30am that morning when my alarm had sounded in my little tin hut at Usa River I hasn't quite visualized arriving in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia quite like this. I was more worried that the driver, Abel who I had booked through the school would turn ...

The Day After, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

The Day After

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... .  Also, the sides of the truck didn't close properly and new bolts were needed. We asked them to stop at a hardware store in Lusaka on the way out to Nalubanda, but Kambani told me that even though they say they will, they won't. They don't care. ...

last day of holiday, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

last day of holiday

A travel blog entry by mschloot

... full time at the orphanage House of Martha.  Here they are with us at this very nice resort where incidentally the president of Zambia was just here last night.  We had a full buffet breakfast this morning and Peter cut a bite of his sausage and ...

First days in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

First days in Zambia

A travel blog entry by cpaul

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Wow! We made it to Africa yesterday morning after the 10 hour place ride. I'm writing to you from the Kilamanjaro Cafe in Lusaka -- the Zambian capital. As soon as I stepped off the plane I couldn't wipe the enormous smile off my face. I think in some ...

Death of the trailer!, Somewhere in the middle of Zambia, Zambia travel blog

Death of the trailer!

A travel blog entry by emmaw

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... set up camp at Bridge Camp which is about half way between S Luangwa and Livingstone. We weren't sure if we would get as far as Lusaka or we would stay here, but because of this mornings events we have stayed here - a good choice as we could set up in ...

visiting schools, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

visiting schools

A travel blog entry by mschloot

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... . No running water, very little electricity, cement block houses. The school is a paradise compared to its surroundings. Children in Zambia are only required to go to school until 7th grade. The De Vos school has excellent teachers and the students in ...

Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Lusaka

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Malawi is where my heart belongs, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Malawi is where my heart belongs

A travel blog entry by nickyloo

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... just really getting a taster & not getting to know them like I did Malawi, which is a bit frustrating.  Yesterday we crossed into Zambia.  It chucked it down for a few hours & us in the cheap seats at the back of the truck got a bit ...

Lusaka Part II, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Lusaka Part II

A travel blog entry by seandrade

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... at someone's house, everything looks the same, and barely anything is built above two stories. Because it's so thinly populated, Zambia has a ton of immigrants. The main groups really are Arabs and Indians, which makes for an interesting mix, when you ...

Speechless., Chelston, Zambia travel blog

Speechless.

A travel blog entry by rreichman

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    Have you ever had a fall in love moment? Where your body detaches from your current surroundings, you realize just how amazing something is, and then suddenly you're crying? That's what I have every time I look at these babies. Every ...

Day 14 - Saturday, 25 November, 2006, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Day 14 - Saturday, 25 November, 2006

A travel blog entry by marisafindlay

My head hit the pillow last night and I was out like a light.  All of that excitement in one day.  It was too much to handle!  Saturday, day 14 and back to the reality of the ashram.  I don't even have the will to write anything ...

Gaining a better understanding, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Gaining a better understanding

A travel blog entry by rachelgerrish

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To start off our day today me and Josie and our new interact group logged onto Skype and after a very long waiting process, we managed to talk to the Wye Valley Interact group and see them on web cam! Everyone here was very excited!! Although we couldn't ...

Not all white people are rich!, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Not all white people are rich!

A travel blog entry by rachelgerrish

Today we had a girls day out. Mr Walima dropped Esther, Sarah, Isabel and Precious off at Mulungushi Village this morning at around 11 and from there we went to Kabwata cultural village. This is similar to a market, although the 'shops' are inside wooden ...

Day 18 - Wednesday, 29 November, 2006, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Day 18 - Wednesday, 29 November, 2006

A travel blog entry by marisafindlay

Today was a tough day to get through.  I was really tired in the morning asana class so after a few sun salutations I left the class and came back to the dorm to sleep.  I really need it.  In my dreams I was still here at the ashram and ...

Day 6 - Friday, 17 November, 2006, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

Day 6 - Friday, 17 November, 2006

A travel blog entry by marisafindlay

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Today has been an amazing day!  I have had so much fun!  Today is Friday and Friday is a good day because I get a break from Bootcamp!   I had a slight lie in today and missed satsang.  I may get into trouble for that tomorrow, but ...

World AIDS Day, Lusaka, Zambia travel blog

World AIDS Day

A travel blog entry by beccasmith

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... to do art as work, even if it was just for 5 days. Everything took place in an artists' workshop within the Showgrounds in Lusaka for several months. For World AIDS Day on December 1st, the maze was put on display in the Henry Tayali art gallery. In ...

Musungus, Tisengay Pimotsay, Zambia travel blog

Musungus

A travel blog entry by cpaul

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... and there is no shortage of dust flying around. It also means we need water constantly to re-moisten our concrete and mortar. In Zambia water fetching is "women's work" so we are tugging and yanking on huge 5 ft tall drums of water that we fill rom a ...

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