Flintstones Backpackers

9965 Makanta Close, Lusaka, 10101, Zambia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lusaka


A travel blog entry by petersalemme


My first contact with Zambia came about twent years ago. I had been asked to be a house leader on a Habitat Blitz build in Georgia. One of the members of my crew was a short, seventy-ish, dark skinned man witha bit of a pot belly whose name was Kennenth Kaunda. When I first met him at our worksite, he was walking up the sidewalk smiling and waving a white handkerchief and singing, "This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it ...

Grand Day Out

A travel blog entry by cathalchu


... and a marvellous example of Zambia’s economic development. So I took a few snaps in the mall… And was soon surrounded by security guards and made to delete them.

This was an outrage; I was in a public place, I wasn’t taking photos of anyone and was doing nothing wrong. It was out and out intimidation and I wasn’t having it. So I asked the security guards for directions to the Management Offices, their minds suddenly ...

African over-landing birthday adventures

A travel blog entry by wherenext4dave


... poorest on the continent, but felt safest and was incredibly friendly. We sent 5 glorious days at a couple of gorgeous spots on the sandy shores of Lake Malawi. During this time I did a 20 mile hike into the hills and to an impressive waterfall; I swam a mile to an island where I plucked up the courage to launch myself off a 10 metre high rock into the lake; I played beach volleyball with my Oasis truck mates, defeating a ...

Day fifteen

A travel blog entry by rachelgerrish


... money in with you (maybe in a sandwich bag). Go straight from the falls to the hotel in no time. Settle in, maybe do a bit of swimming in one of the two pools and then go for dinner. Time to relax in the evening. Wake the next day and enjoy your 5* breakfast buffet! Spend the whole day in Livingstone doing activities you will never have done before. Take elephant rides, walk with lions or take a boat ride through the falls. Everything is available with transport ...

Day twelve

A travel blog entry by rachelgerrish

... the song! We also played 'head, shoulders, knees and toes', 'superman' and 'the hokey kokey'. A song we played which they are familiar with here is 'Aram Zam Zam'. You may not know it but its good for younger children as there's a game you can play with it. It's difficult to explain, but it's good fun! After this I came up with the idea of creating a human pyramid, as this is always a fun challenge! It was either one made of 10 or one of 15 and there were 13 of ...


This hotel, located on 9965 Makanta Close, Lusaka, is near Victoria Falls (Mosi-Oa-Tunya), Chaminuka Game Reserve, and Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) National Park.
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