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2 hours in Zambia | Handcarry Only

2 hours in Zambia

By November 22, 2012Fujifilm X-Pro1, RTW, Travel
nuns on a dusty road in zambia

A passing lorry kicks up a cloud of dust whilst a group of nuns make their way across the Zim-Zam border.

yellow fever vaccination documentsOur yellow fever vaccination documents.

We did a border run over to Livingstone in Zambia whilst we were at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Having changed travel plans, we were no longer scheduled to visit Zambia, but not wanting to let our $300 yellow fever vaccinations (required for entry) go to waste, we decided to do a quick visit to Livingstone, about 10km across the border from Zimbabwe into Zambia.

no mans land zimbabwe zambia borderStanding on No Man’s Land between the Zimbabwe – Zambia border on the Victoria Falls Bridge

zimbabwe zambia borderWe made our way across the border on foot, alongside trucks making their way in the opposite direction.

victoria falls bridgeView from Victoria Falls bridge towards the Victoria Falls Hotel on the Zimbabwe side.

victor zambia taxi driverVictor, our Zambian taxi driver who took us on a short tour of Livingstone.

yellow school bus

hair salon

south african marketGoods from South Africa being sold in the local market in Livingstone, Zambia.

kid window

victor junior and davidWe stopped by Victor’s house to meet his two kids, Junior and David.

pink lady

I left my job as an advertising Creative Director in August 2012 to travel Africa and South America for a year with my wife, documenting these beautiful places with my Fuji X-Pro1. View the rest of my RTW adventures on Handcarry Only and follow me on my journey by subscribing/following/bookmarking.