Zambia

Incredible Victoria Falls in Zambia & Zimbabwe
Seeing the falls from Zambia offers a different perspective!


Country Information:

The landlocked country of Zambia! The capital of Zambia is Lusaka. There are approximately 19 million people living here. The official language is English, with a majority of the population speaking Bembe. The majority of the population practices protestant Christianity.

Zambia is rich with natural wonders. Visitors cannot miss out on Victoria Falls, which has been described as one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Nearly twice the height of Niagara Falls, Victoria Falls are the largest “sheet of falling water” in the whole world and can been seen both in Botswana and Zimbabwe too. Also of interest is Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made lake by volume. Located along the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, Lake Kariba is home to Nile crocodiles, hippopotami, and a number of commercial fish such as sardines. History buffs would enjoy a visit to the Railway Museum located in the town of Livingstone.

Jim’s Perspectives:

Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world, while it is neither the highest nor the widest. Susan, dad and I took a helicopter flight over the falls and walked around it completely, seeing its beauty from above, and from both the Zimbabwean and Zambian sides. We were soaked to the bone, especially after walking across the Knife Edge Bridge in Zambia. Susan didn’t like that bridge much, and we both looked like drowned rats when walking back. Since I had bungeed in New Zealand, I didn’t feel the need to bungee jump 300+ feet off the bridge – – I have to say it was a little daunting watching people do that!

 

Up close to the falls!

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