life through the lens
Thoughts of top quality wildlife viewing and Victoria Falls lured me to Zambia and Malawi in March 2006.
The Zambian Kwacha
Don't assume that a note is fake if all the ink has washed out - it's the Victoria Falls effect..
Lusaka's ubiquitous minibuses pass in front of the Freedom Statue
Coca Cola sellers stock up their ice-box trolleys in Lusaka
The first glimpse of Victoria Falls is breathtaking
Victoria Falls are known locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya or 'The Smoke That Thunders'
You're guaranteed a soaking at this footbridge along Knife Edge Track, which lies opposite Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls are 108 metres high and stretch for 1.7kms
Victoria Falls Bridge traverses the Zambezi river and links Zambia with Zimbabwe
David Livingstone was the first European to see Victoria Falls, in 1855, and named them after Queen Victoria
The eastern cataract of Victoria Falls spills into the gorge below
Checking each other out - the walk down Boiling Pot Track to the Zambezi river, Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls Bridge as seen from Boiling Pot Track
Victoria Falls Bridge, again from Boiling Pot Track
On the Zambezi river - the mist comes from Victoria Falls, hidden by a rock outcrop. Apparently it's possible to walk around the outcrop when the water volume is lower for a view of the falls
A different view of Knife Edge Track footbridge - Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls are stunning, and when combined with all the other activities in the area, are worth a trip to Zambia on their own
Mosi-oa-Tunya - Victoria Falls
The sun pierces the clouds of mist at Victoria Falls
The streets of Livingstone, Zambia's nearest town to the waterfalls
Mosi-oa-Tunya Road is the main street in Livingstone
The grounds of Fawlty Towers, a backpacker hostel in Livingstone
Booze cruise down the Zambezi river, near Livingstone
Hippos wallow in the Zambezi river
Cruising down the Zambezi river
The boat gets close to an elephant on the banks of the Zambezi river
The booze starts to take effect - Zambezi river. Yes I have forgotten your names - get in touch..
The sun sets on the Zambezi river
Helicopter flight to the Victoria Falls
The path of the Zambezi river and gorge is clear from above - Victoria Falls
If you can afford it a helicopter flight is superb - Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is 1.7kms wide
Victoria Falls Bridge is in the bottom left corner - Zimbabwe is on the left and Zambia on the right
The Knife Edge Track footbridge, Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls plunges 108 metres
Victoria Falls helicopter flight
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