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  1. Re: West Lunga and Zambezi Source worthwhile going in NOV?

    I have successfully reached the northern side of West Lunga and in November 2012, but what is marked as a road stops at a village and ZAWA camp, not that you would know, we then headed northwest back...
  2. Re: Lusaka to Kaingu Ludge in Kafue National Park and Back to Lusaka

    Great video brings back some great memories fantastic place... thanks.
  3. Thread: Lusaka to Kafue

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    Lusaka to Kafue

    Just had a quick 2 weeks in Zambia, a week at South Luangwa and the drive out to Kafue, KaingU in particular.

    Whilst still lots of head high grass considering the floods its still one of our...
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    Re: Best vehichle for Zambia self-drive

    As previously stated we have hired Hilux's from Hemmingway's on many occasions and have driven all over Zambia, long range tanks, great set ups and such, last week we spent a week in Kafue, highly...
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    Re: "Crossing the Congo" - a new book

    Great read, 10 years younger and no children I would have a go...
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    Re: Overlanding - A Dream about to come true

    Sounds like a great trip and we will be doing similar through the Americas in 2019 also towing a trailer, as for towing through Africa we had no need at the time but would as we have done so through...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    I am at the mine, it's a lot like this... rather damp...

    Camel is at the source of the Zambezi...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Yes... but time away will result in a refresh/rebuild and then a lap of the world I think...!
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Yep correct, interesting place...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    As I am in Madagascar and it is in Perth Australia....
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    My CT 110 on the Canning Stock Route Western Australia after 15 years in Zambia, sadly now in storage...
  12. Re: Just something for those interested in the NW Province of Zambia

    Great part of Zambia Arturo, I think it wil go well, not enough people get up that way, I was in Lumwana for 3 1/2 years and know it well, the drive through there to and from Kasempa to Kafue is one...
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    Re: Nhanzila to Katima

    No probem, for what's it's worth Kazangula was easy as well though we did have Zambian registered cars.

    Its been 3 years since we were last in this area and border crossings have in my opinion...
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    Re: Nhanzila to Katima

    Hi Hennie,

    The road to Mulobwezi is sand and limestone and surprisingly good with good bridges, as it was a major sawmill with its own railhead at one stage though long ago... once in the GMA and...
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    Re: Nanzhila to Katima

    Ended up going through to Mulobezi, was all quite straight forward, especially as ZAWA had just towed a blade through... 8 hours from Nanzhila to Katima with quite a few surprised villagers along the...
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    Re: Nhanzila to Katima

    Thanks Gents,

    Great info, will get to Nanzhila and go from there, choices choices...

    See you in July Steve.

    Cheers

    Tim
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    Re: Nhanzila to Katima

    Thanks Stan

    Yes been to Livingstone a few times and we actually end up back there after a few weeks in Namibia and Bots so trying avoid it, so yes was thinking Mulobezi/Salumbwe was the go, that...
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    Nhanzila to Katima

    Hello,

    Another question....

    Will be travelling McBrides - Mayukuyuku - Nhanzila, then intention is to head to Namibia via Katima, realising Nhanzila to Katima is quite away and in no rush...
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    Re: Landless Corner to Mumbwa

    Thanks Sylvia

    Have been the other way many times but thought this way may still be the state of many dirt roads in Zambia....:-\

    Cheers

    Tim
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    Landless Corner to Mumbwa

    Hello,

    Heading to McBrides early July, staying at Fringilla or Protea Safari lodge then off, really have no desire to go back through Lusaka and despite many trips have never done the M20, has...
  21. Thread: lion hotspots

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    Mfuwe pride 2011... Aslan...Closer to...

    Mfuwe pride 2011...

    Aslan...Closer to Leopard Lodge... and Chesterton at McBrides June 2013..

    Have never not seen Lions at either location.

    Had Aslan and Chesterton outside our room all...
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    In Australia we have a Uranium mine 'Ranger'...

    In Australia we have a Uranium mine 'Ranger' smack bang in the middle of a world heritage listed national park Kakadu... in northern Australia as well as many others...

    Having been involved in...
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    Roads

    Hey don't complain... Kasama to Ndole Bay is 350km, and it only takes 8 hours... worth every bump though...
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    Approaching Lusaka

    If anyone is driving to or from Livingstone to Lusaka add, another 2 hours to your plans... major roadworks (good) between Kafue town and Lusaka, took us 2 hours to get through and that's at 0630,
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    Jeffery and McKeith do a 10 day walk through...

    Jeffery and McKeith do a 10 day walk through Busanga, I am considering it...
    and yes my Landy isnt hard to miss...!
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    Hi Bertie, I am at Lumwana, we took the road...

    Hi Bertie,

    I am at Lumwana, we took the road just past West Lumwana township that heads to Nyambwezu falls (worth a visit) and kept heading South for about 40km's, cant really miss it, you start...
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    I went out to Kambompo Gorge last weekend,...

    I went out to Kambompo Gorge last weekend, stunning country and an amazing gorge and river... who did we meet... some chinese engineers, work has started on the hydro station... there goes a piece of...
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    meant to add have been trying to get to Busanga...

    meant to add have been trying to get to Busanga for years, $$$$ wow. but will check with Linda.
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    Thanks all, I am reasonably sure we have police...

    Thanks all,
    I am reasonably sure we have police clearance/interpol sorted in Solwezi, though time will tell, if not Lusaka.

    Mushingashi is great and have been a few times, then again could spend...
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    Thanks Gents, I think we have most covered then,...

    Thanks Gents, I think we have most covered then, except for export permit, thanks Bertie, well now it's just picking a route... Not an easy task, great forum but as always every thread gives you...
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    Zambia and beyond...

    Well,

    After 3 fantastic years living and wandering around Zambia it's time to move on, or maybe, regardless we are planning on 3/4 months seeing what we haven't seen, repeating what we have seen,...
  32. Thread: Camel Trophy

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    Camel Trophy

    Its still run in Zambia...8) but I am the only competitor...:-\
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    After now living and working in Zambia for the...

    After now living and working in Zambia for the past 3 years I could not agree more with the above comments, easy, friendly, inviting and laid back, coming from Australia where all that is taken for...
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    Drove Lusaka to Luangwa 3 weeks ago, same as...

    Drove Lusaka to Luangwa 3 weeks ago, same as Pierre states, Chipata to Mfuwe 50% sealed the remainder all over the show, took us 3 hours with diversions....
  35. Thread: Mpika to Mfuwe

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    Thanks

    Thanks gents,

    should be ok then, fairly self sufficient, still not sure on camper trailer but will see how we go, heading down through Kafue beforehand and on to Livingstone so will make a...
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