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Photo blog: Finding gems in North-West Zambia

The north-western parts of Zambia are decidedly off the beaten track. But you’ll find serenity in one of the country’s lesser-known national park and marvellous wilderness in its oldest. A pilgrimage to the source of the Zambezi is also well worth the effort. By Mark Bland

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Traversing Zambia

Upon entering Zambia at Mbale from Tanzania we both felt disappointed; as if our wonderful adventure was at an end. We were on familiar territory: the tar road was good, the towns boasted their Shoprites and Pep Stores and we could successfully use ATMs everywhere. Even the loud music at the informal roadside markets had a familiar African beat. This was easy travelling without any excitement, we thought. However, Zambia has proven us wrong… By Karin Theron Continue reading Traversing Zambia