On our way home



We stayed on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls for 5 days and loved all of them. Here’s our advice:

  • If you can, try out Tongabezi Lodge – we stayed in the Tree House and had an amazing time.
  • Swim in the Devil’s Pool atop the falls
  • Take a day trip to Botswana to see Chobe National Park
  • Take a helicopter ride above the falls – we got to see elephants crossing the river!

Sindabezi Island

23/08/2012 - Leave a Comment - Zambia

When we arrived back at the hotel it was time for our picnic island lunch.  Truthfully I don’t think either of us were interested in eating – we had had breakfast at the lodge before going to Livingstone Island, since we didn’t know we were being fed there.  Just a short 2 hours after our… Read more →


Relaxing on the Lower Zambezi

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We ate lunch at Tongabezi and decided to take it easy for the day.  The lunch was absolutely delicious.   We spent the rest of the afternoon reading in our gorgeous open room until the sunset cruise at 6 PM. We walked down to the dock about 15 minutes before the cruise was to leave,… Read more →


The Zambian Side of Victoria Falls

22/08/2012 - Leave a Comment - Zambia

On our second day at Tongabezi we decided to take the guided tour of the Zambian side of Victoria Falls and follow it up with a helicopter ride for the best view of the falls.  We had breakfast along the river and hopped into the car for our 9 AM tour. When we arrived, it… Read more →



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We arrived back from our trip to the Zambian side of the falls to a welcome surprise: adorable monkeys! That little guy entered our room VERY daringly.  Unfortunately I found that as I approached him, he realized he was breaking the rules and went back to his own home. Obviously the fact that we were… Read more →