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LIVINGSTONE

The ‘Tourist Capital of Zambia'

 

 

 

 

 

 Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls, known by its ancient name of "Mosi-o-Tunya" (The Smoke That Thunders), is a must stop for all visitors to Zambia. The falls (twice as high and half again as wide as Niagara). It is 10km from town centre with frequent minibuses, bottom of street below P.O.

Livingstone is a major distribution point for agricultural products and timber. Livingstone has several nearby tourist spots, including Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba, Livingstone Game Park, and Kafue and Wankie National Parks. The Livingstone Museum has a collection of ethnological, historical, and archaeological exhibits, including those related to the explorer-missionary David Livingstone.
.Local attractions:- Museum main street, tall white tower. Railway Museum - 2 ½ km from P.O. Daily river cruise at 17.00 hrs. Ask at Eagle Travel for this and Game Park tours. Maramba Cultural Village, flights over Falls, white-water rafting, canoe trips and much more. Ask at Tourist Bureau near Museum or Pemube on main street, one block north of P.O. Most buses for Lusaka leave early, between 6.30 and 07.30. You can book at P.O. on post bus. Night train for Bulawayo from Victoria Falls leaves at 18.30. Book in advance. Second Class recommended.

 

 

LUSAKA

Capital City. The city is well planned and landscaped. Several wide boulevards planted with trees and shrubs divide the city into sections. Lusaka's main shopping area is a boulevard called Cairo Road. Adjacent to this boulevard are several streets of Asian and African general stores that sell traditional African staples: blankets, cooking utensils, kerosene lamps, cornmeal, clothes and shoes.
Attractions: National Museum (Independence Avenue); Cathedral; National Assembly (Parliament); Kabwata Cultural Village (devoted to the preservation of indigenous arts and crafts and displays of traditional dancing), ; Kaunda’s old house, Chilenje; Munda Wanga Gardens, Chilanga

 

MAZABUKA

The Sugar Capital of Zambia. Nakambala Sugar Estates. Water from the Kafue flood plain is pumped on to huge plantations. Kaleya invites private farmers to grow sugar and sell to Zambia Sugar Company.

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