Africa is bold and it is beautiful. It's also a schizophrenic puzzle of haves and have-nots, as you will discover if you visit Livingstone on the edge of the Victoria Falls in southern Zambia.
During my week at Greenpop’s Trees for Zambia reforestation and conservation education project in Livingstone I smiled solidly for seven days. Here are ten reasons why I think tree-planters are such a happy bunch.
It was the first Friday of the Trees for Zambia reforestation and conservation education project in Livingstone - a good day to plant 1000 trees.
After an awesome start to Greenpop's Trees for Zambia reforestation and conservation education project, things only got better.
The beginning of Greenpop's Trees for Zambia project.
1 July saw the kick off a Livingstone-based reforestation and conservation education project aptly named, Trees for Zambia. I was lucky enough to join Greenpop's three-week, 5000 tree programme for a week of planting, learning, teaching and merriment.
Greenpop, a tree-planting organisation based in Cape Town, has launched a reforestation project called Trees for Zambia that will see over 5 000 trees planted in the Livingstone area over a three week period starting on 1 July.
Royal Chundu Lodge, situated on the banks of the Zambezi in Zambia, is a perfect spot for some R&R.
On August 26th Lion Encounter Zambia will release a pride of six captive bred female lions into a specially built semi-wild area deep within the Dambwa Forest.
Livingstone in Zambia boasts a long list of exciting things to do from bungee jumping off Victoria Falls Bridge to sunset cruises on the mighty Zambezi River. Livingstone is a bustling town, easily accessible with accommodation options to suit every pocket. Definitely worth a visit!