Comments about trips away from home, over the years
What is home and where is ours?
Experiences in Zambia before, during and after New Year's Eve - 2020 into 2021. Kapishya Hot Spring and Forest Inn.
Travel experiences in Zambia during the last week of 2020
Experiences and images from a weekend at Wildlife Camp, South Luangwa.
It seems like a very long time ago, but this was only December 2018 and we were visiting the Victoria Falls (in Zambia) and Chobe National Park (in Botswana) with our son and daughter-in-law, who were visiting from Europe. Time for what our friend Willem would call some typical "Smittenstreken" (loosely translated into English as … Continue reading December in the African bush (and water)
This time, we had no interaction with the fiscal road warriors of the Zambian Police Service on the way out of Lusaka, thank goodness. No, that only happened much later, somewhere between Kafue and Chirundu, when an officer informed Marina that the top speed limit for that entire part of the country had been reduced … Continue reading Heavy trucks and tiny animals and lots in between
No, we have not (yet) started another long trip, nor is this post the start of another series about a long trip in the past. However, even while we are "locked in" to Zambia for the time being, courtesy of a little virus, it is still possible to travel to local destinations. And that is … Continue reading Breakaway to Lotri Bay
This final phase of our memorable trip started almost directly under a Zambian flag. It was the morning of 29th May, 2019, and we awoke between the buildings of the Southern Headquarters of the Kafue National Park. Due to our mammoth trip the day before, we'd arrived too late to get into the Park itself … Continue reading Kafue and Kasabushi
These words by the American poet could have been written with this day's travel in mind... The plan: As we left Livingstone early in the morning of 28th May, 2019, we were intending to take the road towards Lusaka, drive to Kalomo and then turn away from the main road towards Choma, using the "D714 … Continue reading The road less travelled…