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Zambia travel stories

African Motorcycle Road Trip, Part 2

The old Afrikaans gentleman says to me - “Ah, so you’re going up into Africa”. I’m intrigued by what he’s just said. I reply, half-jokingly - “Aren’t we in Africa; right here, right now?” He said nothing, just smiled back. Back on an African Road I’m rested up,...

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Who Let The Wild Dogs Out?

The Wild Dogs on Parade I stand at the edge of the mighty Zambezi River about forty kilometers upstream from the majestic Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwean side of the border. The ‘boutique’ Matetsi game Lodge hosts me. The lodge perched as it is on a small rise...

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Bungee Jumping in Zambia: 365 Feet of Fun

Victoria Falls is inexplicably impressive. At one mile wide and 360 feet high, it's the largest waterfall in the world. The winding walkways through the viewing area feature 360 degree rainbows and the occasional sauntering baboon. If you’re able to schedule your...

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Three Top Guides Lead Charge in Zambia

(SAUSALITO, CA, Nov. 9, 2011) – Wildlife viewing specialist Wild Planet Adventures announces five 2012 departures of an 18-day/17-night itinerary the company promises will be “the most comprehensive wildlife itinerary possible for Zambia” thanks to the expertise of...

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South Africa On Sale

Toronto, ON (March 23, 2010) – South African Airways Vacations, known for competitive pricing and packages with great value for money, is offering a spectacular sale for a limited time on a trip to South Africa. The package called “South Africa On Sale” will sell for...

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Hungry for a Hippo in Zambia

It's been a month since I began chasing hippos. I visited many places that had them, but seeing them in all their oval glory proved difficult. Only now, in Zambia's South Luangwa, I've managed to get a perfect look at them. You've got to love an animal that's purple....

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Lower Zambezi, Higher Cost

Africa's national parks differ a lot from country to country and they are run in very different ways, so I never know what to expect next. In South Africa and Namibia, the parks are over-organized operations with gates, curfews and strict rules, though I found them...

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Private Parts in Zambia

I am far from a nun, extremely comfortable with my body, and if you describe me as "shy" in front of anybody who even remotely knows me – they'd laugh in your face. That said, I would like to think I'm all about respect. Respecting other cultures and their degrees of...

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