Lusaka sights and a flight to Lilongwe

Briefly visiting the top Lusaka sights before taking a flight to Lilongwe on the South of Africa Tour. After an awful bus ride from Harare, I arrived in the Lusaka bus station where I transferred to the Radisson Blu Lusaka by taxi. That evening I relaxed and had dinner and drinks with the team from … Continue reading Lusaka sights and a flight to Lilongwe

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Harare to Lusaka on the King Lion Bus

Riding the international bus, King Lion, from Harare to Lusaka and almost getting arrested by a corrupt immigration officer at the border on The South of Africa Tour. After a brief stay in Harare at the Meikles, I was on my way to Lusaka by bus. Little did I know, I was about to experience … Continue reading Harare to Lusaka on the King Lion Bus

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Victoria Falls and Harare, Zimbabwe

Exploring tourist town of Victoria Falls and Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe on the South of Africa tour. After visiting Victoria Falls, I went with my guide Kenny to explore some other sights of the town. Victoria Falls Victoria Falls is a small tourist town with a population of 30,000 to 40,000. Started in 190, … Continue reading Victoria Falls and Harare, Zimbabwe

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Victoria Falls from Zambia and Zimbabwe

Exploring Victoria Falls from both Zambia and Zimbabwe on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. From which country should you visit Victoria Falls? Zimbabwe, Zambia, or both? I had this common question and found no clear answer, so I decided to visit the falls from both countries. Victoria Falls was … Continue reading Victoria Falls from Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Trip Plan: Carib Isles, Latin Miles

Planning an itinerary to visit Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Spring has arrived and the time has come for me to hit the road. The year is quickly passing and I have countries to visit! I’m celebrating the warm weather with a trip to the … Continue reading Trip Plan: Carib Isles, Latin Miles

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Livingstone and the Great Zambezi

Passing through Livingstone, Zambia and taking a Zambezi river cruise on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. Named after the famous British explorer, David Livingstone, the town is the center of tourism for Zambia due to the Victoria Falls and safari options. This small city is rapidly developing as tourism … Continue reading Livingstone and the Great Zambezi

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Kasane and Chobe National Park

Visiting Kasane, Botswana and discovering the vast variety of wildlife in the vicinity on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. Kasane is a small city in Botswana near the “Four Corners” of Africa. It serves as a gateway to Botswana’s parks like in Chobe National Park and neighboring attractions like … Continue reading Kasane and Chobe National Park

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Gaborone the Capital of Botswana

Visiting Gaborone, the quiet capital of Botswana, and its main sights on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. Gaborone, also known simply as Gabs, is the capital of Botswana and also the largest city with a population of over 200,000. Located less than 10 miles (15 km) from the South … Continue reading Gaborone the Capital of Botswana

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Kolmanskop Ghost Town of Namibia

Exploring the ghost town of Kolmanskop on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. In the early 1900s diamonds were found by a railway worker which lead to a town being established to mine the diamonds. Due to the riches created by the industry, the settlement became a state of the … Continue reading Kolmanskop Ghost Town of Namibia

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Luderitz

Touring Luderitz, Namibia for a couple of days on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. The Portuguese explorer, Bartolomeu Dias, was first known to set foot in the Luderitz area in 1487. Eventually the town was established in 1883 by German settlers. A couple of decades later, diamonds were discovered … Continue reading Luderitz