Travel Blogs from Lubumbashi
... mile driveway that leads to the Lodge where we stayed.
Then to Chilemo Club orphanage. We became a bit better acquainted with Alfred Mushir and his wife who live about 10 miles away. They are new to the Church. Of course, Lazarus was there and we talked more.
I got photos of the new solar panels donated by ...
... has been GREATLY upgraded since our last visit and it’s one that you can go 70 mph on!
I have been to Mufulira for church at least three previous times and this was by far the easiest trip over since the great improvement in the roads that lead to the copper mines which are huge operations in this area. However, the area is still poor with the mines scarring the landscape and not adding to the quality of life in ...
... attributes prior to their arrival. Currently, they simply take the bookings and profit from it. The work that Chimfunshi does is truly inspirational, providing a safe home for many chimpanzees (and a hippo). It also provides African men and women a community in which to be educated and employed. But, much is to be changed in order that Chimfunshi can continue to develop, as opposed to a Western company's back pocket.
... of any form of discipline. There is many a story of humans being bitten, loosing fingers and even the odd history of sever facial damage.
Standing on the outside of an enclosure is close enough to some of the chimpanzees at Chimfunshi. Their aggressiveness is not to be underestimated, however it is entirely natural. One chimpanzee however, is like no other I have come across. Chiffaun.
... still have been drinking milk from her mother at that age, so bottles of warm milk with large nipples on the end had to be fixed up for her. It took a lot of work to get her to accept the bottle, but soon she was drinking hungrily.
There had never been a hippo at Chimfunshi before, but soon everyone fell in love with this one's pink eyes and toes and the sweet expression on her face. She was named Billy, after one of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free parking