David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa
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"No one can imagine the beauty of the view from anything witnessed in England. It had never been seen before by European eyes; but scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight. The only want felt is that of mountains in the background."
- David Livingstone, 1855
Made it to a new country – Zambia! …
... to get our visa without us having to be there.
We then take the ferry to Zambia; more a floating platform than a ferry which the guys definitely don't appreciate in their hungover state, poor Simon just rocks back and forth half whistling to get him through the short ferry ride. The place where the ferry crossed is actually quite interesting, it is the only place in Africa where 4 countries cross; Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe ...
... a little seedy. Clare not happy and we scurry back to the hotel tails between our legs.
The hotel in Victoria Falls was lovely. We would sit on the balcony area and have a drink and look at the mist rising from the falls like smoke. The meals here would also be very nice.
Not a lot of people about and when I enquire about this they tell me Megabwe has given the world a bad taste and the tourists are staying away in their droves. Why then are we ...
... Now for the meaty stuff. On our first drive while we drive around Nina spots a leopard. Her little voice just says “stop” and no one believes her when she says she saw a leopard. The jeep reverses and there it is, right next to the road hiding in the grass. It’s eyeing the impalas on the other side of the road. We take photos while we wait for it to move. Suddenly it leaps and sprints forward, chases an impala and disappears. Nina is so proud and I’m ...
... but still got soaked. This curtain of water was so intense that you only gained glimpses of parts of the falls on the odd occasion when a part of it would clear. The power was so great that the earth was shaking: no wonder the local name translates to 'the smoke that thunders’. We then headed to our camping ground: The Zambesi waterfront and again decided to upgrade to the permanent tents because of the ...
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