Lake Tanganyika and its Adjoining Waterways

Lake Tanganyika, second largest of the lakes of eastern Africa. It is the longest freshwater lake in the world (410 miles [660 km]) and the second deepest 1,436 metres after Lake Baikal in Russia. Comparatively narrow, varying in width from 10 to 45 miles (16 to 72 km), it covers about 12,700 square miles (32,900 square km) and forms the boundary between Tanzania and... Continue Reading →

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The Waterfalls of Northern Zambia

Northern Waterfalls The far North of Zambia has a huge variety of hidden gems. The places described here are great spots to visit for the self driving visitor, we recommend making a trip of several days to Ndole Bay and several days back. Almost 30% of all the fresh water in Africa originates in Zambia... Continue Reading →

Old Kapiysha Geothermal Plant Walk

This blog is about our tour to the Old Kapiysha Geothermal Plant in the nearby  pebble village of Munshi. In 1986 the Zambian Geological Survey, in conjunction with Italian Aid, determined that the hot springs in Kapisya were favorable for commercial power generation. A pilot plant located in Sumbu on the shores of Lake Tanganyika was... Continue Reading →

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