Tag Archives: safari

lion face

Saving the best until last

My last full day in Africa, I made the most of every second! I walked with Lions, crossed the Zambia border and stood on the Victoria Falls Bridge, visited Victoria Falls National Park on the Zimbabwe side, danced with African performers and went on an Elephant back safari. Continue reading


Rafting the Zambezi and Boma

Officially my safari finished after breakfast at 8am, but I was up and out extra early for white water rafting. Continue reading

chobe river elephants

Exploring Chobe National Park

Today, we had a Chobe river cruise, game drive and bush camp in the national park to look forward to. Warming up post French toast and hot chocolate, we crossed the Zambia border into Botswana for our 24 hour visit. Continue reading

victoria falls from above microlight flight

Victoria Falls in Zambia

We covered the 450km to Livingstone by early afternoon, so a small group of us took a cab to Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park to see Victoria Falls from the Zambian side. My heart soared as I caught my first glimpse of the falls; truly deserving its status as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. ‘The smoke that thunders’ indeed! Continue reading

Chipata to Lusaka

Driving away from the sunrise, I’ll never get over how beautiful all the colours are – I can’t remember a UK sunrise being this spectacular. This is one thing that makes getting up early and eating breakfast in the dark, stumbling over uneven ground, worth it. Continue reading

luangwa river

Zambia and South Luangwa National Park

Continuing south, we journeyed the 500km to a camp on the bank of the Luangwa River, next to South Luangwa National Park ready for our game drive. Every time we do another game drive, I think I’ve seen it all but there is always something to make me smile! Continue reading