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As we crossed over into Zimbabwe from Zambia, I was not too sure what to expect as most of what I had heard was negative. However, I chose to sidestep the stereotype and the negative narrative and decided to “explore” and define my own narrative. One of my main driving forces was that I wanted to see the majestic Victoria Falls locally known as “Mosi-oa-Tunya” that means the “The  Smoke that Thunders” from the Zimbabwe side. While viewing them from the Zambia side, all the “smoke”,  seemed to be in Zimbabwe and thus I opted to venture into Victoria Falls town that is home to the falls and is the border town. Sure enough, in December 2016, Victoria Falls was showing off more on the Zimbabwe side than the Zambia side and I am happy I opted to venture there. Zimbabwe thereafter chose to unravel more of its beauty to me…

Zambia is indeed a calm country and I found most of its citizens to be very soft spoken. My main driving force to go to Zambia was to see the Victoria Falls but I am happy that Zambia decided to show more of itself to us as the Victoria Falls were a great disappointment of sorts. We managed to enjoy the below while there. a) New Kapiri Mposhi: This is the first town that welcomed us into Zambia. It is located in central Zambia and we arrived here via the Tazara train from Tanzania. It is generally a small town with most of the main amenities found in the same area. We thus tried to sample it via the below means. a). Sample the local delicacies: In the train, we  made friends with some ladies who  thereafter invited us for a meal at their home. This would indeed be an…