Travel Blogs from Kariba
... to allow youth of Zambia to experience the exposure American youth are privileged to receive in schools that are not available for the girls of Zambia.
As for the rest of the fantastic events in Zambia, wait until after my week of meetings in Choma, Southern Province, and then another week of Volunteer Advisory Committee in Lusaka, the capital.
Love you all.
... made from where there were previously hills and in the shallower parts of the lake, dead tress still protrude from beneath the lake's surface. It was in such a forest that we moored for the second night. As we arrived, there was a family ...
... similar to that of a hippo. With torches shining out to the island we were moored at, it turned to actually be a hippo grazing a few metres from the ramp to the boat. So the night became one of hippo watching, and when we thought he had gone off we went to bed. After a few minutes under the duvet I heard a water spraying noise which turned out not to be one of Ben's beer ***** but the bloody hippo was right outside our cabin in the water!!! That delayed bedtime and made ...
... of “Gin” and generally lounging around. We did two water safaris – viewing pods of hippos by African sunset, a giant bull elephant with five legs so to speak and endless crocodiles and beautiful birds.
We also spent one night indulging in a punch party for a truck mate’s 33rd birthday. Needless to say we drank and were merry, playing African drinking games, conducting dance offs, chin up offs and even ...
... was a sad situation called operation Noah. The plan was to flood the plains so that only the taller hills would be left out of the water, then all the animals would congregate in a few places and could be rescued. However in the process hundreds of animals died. That aside, the lake is very impressive and really is beautiful. You can't comprehend the size and how much work must have been involved in it's construction.
We joked with the ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking