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... Victoria Falls National Park. There are a few experiences/places that really burn their way into your mind over your life and this will be one, there is no surprise as to why Victoria Falls is commonly accepted as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The water falls are immense and really take your breath away. The spray from the 1 million litres or so of water that fall per second is immense and it seems like you are walking through a thunder storm ...
... people. I have expected them to put up a sign on the gate door after we left saying "Closed until further notice". It only seemed economically practical.
The flight was uneventful and loud, and as we began to pass over Lusaka, I was already astonished to see a pool of lights below me, giving me the impression that I was actually flying into a metropolis. The airport too conveyed a noticeable cosmopolitan feel, suggesting a place that was receiving its ...
... border was only 10 minutes.
It's a quick 15 minute ferry crossing to Zambia.
Hello Zambia !!!!
It only took an hour to arrive in Livingstone and our camp site by the Zambezi River.
We pitched the tents and decided to head down to the Victoria Falls for sunset.
We arrived just in time.
It's low water season ...
16TH NOVEMBER 2013 – LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA
From Malawi, we had a long day's drive, crossing the border into Zambia and camping overnight in the town of Chipata. Like all the other borders we’ve crossed, it is illegal to take photos and it feels like a strange kind of waste-land. There is almost always a form to fill in to exit the country we have come from, where we have to wait in a little office for someone to stamp our passports out. We ...
Oh and we saw some wild Baboons today there too. Finally some wildlife. Mosquitos don’t count.
Other things I keep forgetting to add:
Beers of the world; we’re aiming to have a national beer from each country. In Jo’berg I tried Carling Black Label (£2 approx), it was great. In Zambia we tried Mosi - lighter than the Black Label and still good (£2.50 approx a bottle).
There are ...