It only took us about four days to pass through Zambia. What was originally just a transit through ended up being awesome fun.Read more
What are the roads like in Zambia? The short answer – terrible. And it’s the potholes that do it. They come in all shapes and sizes – miniature, jagged edge pockmarks; surprise road-width trenches that sneak up on you, corrugated fill-in jobs. Driving on a Zambia highway is therefore absolutely unpredictable.
Here is a guide to some of the most terrifying potholes in Zambia you should watch out for.Read more
We took this photo in Kabwe, central Zambia. We had been driving from sunrise to sunset, and I had blown up at my travel mates an hour earlier under the stress of the long days. We were shattered, we needed beer, and we finally found this chance to relax before the sun went down.Read more
Zambia was zooming past at great speed as we crossed it’s great arterial highway. Golden brown scrubland, dry skeletal trees, yellow-tinged earth, low rolling hills. Small villages clustered by the highway, clusters of tiny thatch huts with people and livestock standing around, sweeping leaves or carrying bales of wood. Tomato sellers and potters had stalls set up to sell to passers-by, their wares lined up in their hundreds alongside the tarmac.Read more
We arrived in Livingstone just before dusk. The streets basked in the orange glow of the setting sun. We began inspecting the myriad of tourist campsites in the town; this was by far the most tourist-filled place we had seen in Africa so far.Read more