In Search of the Elusive Leopard

Marula Lodge, Mfuwe, Zambia June 26, 2016 In the eastern part of Zambia on the banks of the muddy brown waters of the Luangwe river is a small village called Mfuwe. A few minutes off the red dirt road from the village lie a host of lodges and camps. One such lodge called the Marula … More In Search of the Elusive Leopard

In a Mud Hut

Mukuni Village, Zambia June 18, 2016 I had reached Livingstone, a tourist mecca of sorts – at least by southern African standards. Predictably none of the standard tours interested me. Instead I wanted to go stay in a traditional village – the sort I had been seeing from the bus windows. Asking at travel agencies … More In a Mud Hut

The Smoke that Thunders

Victoria Falls,  Zimbabwe June 7, 2016 Rising in the far western corner of Zambia, the Zambezi thunders through Angola, skirts Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe and curving its way through Mozambique finally empties itself into the Indian Ocean after more than twenty-five hundred kilometers. Somewhere along its journey is a place that the natives of these … More The Smoke that Thunders