Day 22 – Lusaka to Kapiri Mposhi

Kapiri Mposhi is apparently not a tourist town. All the guides are very dismissive of the place. We are coming here for one reason – to catch a train! Kapiri Mposhi is the end of the line (or the beginning!) for the TAZARA Express. This train will take us to Dar Es Salaam in two…

Day 21 – Livingstone to Lusaka

Today marks the start of our return home. For us the journey is part of the holiday and it will be a week or so before we are back home and still some places to see. We have a train to catch on Tuesday and need to be in touching distance of Kapiri Mposhi. We…

Day 17 – Lusaka to Livingstone

Just for once we decide not to go at the crack of dawn. We need to do some things in Lusaka and plan an early morning visit to a local shopping mall – conveniently 5 mins walk away from Kalula Backpackers.   The main reasons include fixing some broken glasses and sorting out mobile internet which…

Day 16 – Lilongwe to Lusaka

We’re up at 4:30am for the bus to Lusaka. My son complains “It would be nice some time if we could catch a bus at a normal time”. I can’t say I disagree with him. A hurried breakfast and Sam, our host drops us off at the bus station.         Like the Dar to…