Posts Tagged With: Zambia

MONEY 2 Only Clean Dollar Bills, please!

The strange monetary rules in some countries … I’VE JUST BEEN TO SOUTHERN AFRICA, with a pocket full of US-Dollars (well, as much as I could afford). But I wasn’t able to use all of them, in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa they would not accept all the banknotes I offered. As readers of my … Continue reading »

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DISCOVERIES Why I Love Africa …

Finding signpost like that, result in a smile – and admiration!I found it in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. A good man had produced it, offering his multipurpose-services. In the feeling that he does a service to his country. I love it. That the man doesn’t know how to spell correctly what he is able … Continue reading »

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AFRICA Witchcraft is very much alive …

The story of an old lady who can switch into a bird!I hope you can read this article from a newspaper in Zambia. But the story from Nigeria spread all all over Africa like a bushfire. How people almost killed this old lady because the suspected her to be a witch, and there is indeed … Continue reading »

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TRAVEL Moments You Never Forget …

… like a journey with the „Zambezi Queen“ in BotswanaI confess, I didn’t make the journey myself, but I visited the boat. A beautiful vessel, equipped in luxurious splendor, and steaming a unique route – along the Cbobe river in Botswana, just a few kilometers away from the convergence point with Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe! … Continue reading »

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OH, WHAT A SHAME! Say Good-Bye To Rhinos

… they have no chance to survive! Just look at these figures!I’ve told the the well-minded people already years ago: By 2020 all the rhinos in the wild, in Africa and in Asia, will be gone! Look at Zambia: It had over 4000 rhinos by 1989. And now? Not a single one. In South Africa … Continue reading »

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WILDLIFE A Story Of Glory …

Africa’s best country for wild animals? BOTSWANA!Don’t believe the advertisements! Of course there is good wildlife in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and … – well, not many more countries. But by far and large the best country is Botswana. The reason? Densely populated, fewer tourists, stiff fees in the Sanctuaries, large distances, permits are harder to … Continue reading »

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MONEY I Got A Strange Message …

The difference between small and big heads on US Dollar Notes! Strange things happen in strange parts of the world! Listen to this: When I tried to pay the 50 US$ visa fee for Zambia (Africa) at the Airport of the capital Lusaka, they refused my money!!! The immigration officer said: „Your dollar notes are … Continue reading »

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PLACES The News To Use … (No. 25)

Zimbabwe is back – but only with Ethiopian Airlines!It’s a shame, Zambia didn‘t make it. This beautiful and seriously governed country tried to fill the void Zimbabwe‘s regime of Robert Mugabe created with it’s ridiculous policy. But they couldn’t. Why? They lack the infrastructure Zimbabwe has. Their marketing was nut good enough. They didn’t have … Continue reading »

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ZAMBIA If You Ever Come To … (No. 67)

Please, go to the place where Dr. Livingstone’s heart is buried! If you have time to spare and an admiration for the man who trekked across most of Southern Africa in search of the source of the Nile, the detour to the David Livingstone Memorial is worth a visit. The memorial itself is simply a … Continue reading »

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TRAVEL The Nice Advice … (No. 27)

Wanna go on Safari? Phone Tony Moore, the best in AfricaThey call him „The Hollywood Star of the Game Wardens“ for his looks, we call him „The No. 1“ for his knowledge of the wild: Tony Moore from Vic Falls in Zimbabwe. Safaris with him on foot, by boat or by car are just the … Continue reading »

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