My Zambian Experience...
Highs: Victoria Falls (duh); white-water rafting in the Zambezi River; microlight ride.
Lows: Mosquitoes; being cold in a tent.
Best Moment: Experiencing the Zambezi River on a raft without capsizing.
Craziest Moment: When a baboon jumped into the front seat of our van, grabbed an unopened
box of crackers and jumped right out with the box in hand. This all took place in a matter of a few
Smells: Smoke from the campfire.
Sounds: The Zambezi River rapids; propellers from the microlight; screaming from the bunji
Sights: Victoria Falls ($20); Zambezi River; elephants; hippos; crocodiles; bridge to Zimbabwe.
Tastes: Water from the Zambezi during each rapid we went through; Mosi Lager.
Activities: River rafting ($110); microlight ($85 + $20 for the CD of photos); booze cruise at sunset
Purchases: A male and female wooden mask; a little tribal man.
Street Food: Did not see any.
Fun Food Finds: Did not see any.
Western Companies Out Here: None that I saw.
Other General Info...
Visa needed? Yes. I got it at the border. Our costs were covered in our tour but I believe it is
Type of currency? Zambian
Wallet Friendly? Yes. You can even barter for things you want to buy (they love pens, gum, etc.).
Livingstone Airport: $20 departure tax.
Things Zambia Is Known For: Victoria Falls; Zambezi River.