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Zambezi Traveller (Issue 13, June 2013) Full Content Listing

Zambezi Traveller, Issue 13, June 2013

Contents listing and quick links direct to each story:

Cover Story

Paradise unveiled, by Peter Comley


Image credit: Tom Varley

Standing on the lip of the Victoria Falls and gazing with profound awe at the tumult of water cascading into the gorge below, you are not only experiencing the breath-taking beauty and power of one of the world’s most impressive world heritage sites, but you are also at the epicentre of the most extraordinary wildlife destination in the world. Read full article here.

Feature Story

Wildlife wins as people team up, by Alan Sparrow

The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (Kaza TFCA) aims to link the protected areas and cultures of the five countries of Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Kaza TFCA contains the largest remaining natural elephant population in Africa. Estimates are that there are about 200,000 elephant. Most of those elephant are found in Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Half of those live in Botswana. Read more here.

Conservation in Action

Creating Community Value in Conservation

Easements for Education

Conservation-Driven Enterprise

The Back Page


Image credit: Tom Varley

Zambia & Zimbabwe hailed in the region

What is UNWTO?

Also in this issue

Victoria Falls

A short history of the Falls

Countdown to UNWTO

Healing for a hurting land

Zambezi rafting veteran reflects

Tantalising the palate


Image credit: Jessica Dawson

An aardwolf is rescued

We are apes after all!

Stretch your skills and search your soul

Making tracks of her own

Craving something different

Sprayview Hotel refurbished

Masters of their craft

The Big Tree

Leather goods showroom opens

Bulawayo & Matopos

The sacred hills of the Matopos

Under new management


Image credit: Paul Hubbard

Khami - The forgotten capital


Joining the dots

Camelthorn breaks new ground in Hwange

Camelthorn Acacia - an invaluable natural resource

With the seasons in Hwange


Rainforest riches

Author, artist and woman of courage

Rich symbolism in Zambia’s heraldry

Biking accross borders with US Ambassadors


Image credit: Tom Varley

Zambia’s waterborne pageant

History of the Litunga uniform

That versatile chitenge

New Patrol launched in Livingstone

The first newspaper in Zambia

Zambia’s national anthem: a history

Dr Livingstone, I presume?

The smoke that thunders

Cultural festival on the Zambezi



Image credit: Dana Allen for Robin Pope Safaris

Valley of abundance

The lioness and the hostess



Image credit: Mawimbi Advrenture

Superlative and unexplored

New bush camp in Kafue


The great enigmas

Elephants in town

The baobab’s secret


Africa’s grand anomaly

Territorial pride in Savuti

Field research station opens

The guide learns – to follow his own advice

Kimple comes to Africa


Dancing for conservation

Top surgeon for Bones the lion

Kariba & Middle Zambezi


Image credit: Steve Edwards

The Middle Zambezi

Pioneers of crocodile farming

Innovation on safari

Mana community centre opens


Image credit: Chongwe Safaris

Because of the rivers

A conflict of interests

Chirundu wildlife corridor plans reborn

Celebrity hippo flies to new home

Cahora Bassa & Tete


Image credit: Gigi Guimbeau

Succulent folds of grey

Calling for a national debate on employment policy

Eyeing the future of lake tourism

The Zambezi’s final triumph

Funding your investment in Mozambique

Diversification equals success

Granny Teresa’s work continues

We welcome winter


Image credit: Gigi Guimbeau

Wintering in Tete

Capturing Tete

Activities for visitors to the Zambezi region

Activities for visitors to the Zambezi region