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The Zambia Advisor, Issue # 1, Why Visit Zambia?
December 15, 2009
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Planning To Visit Zambia? Here’s Why!Issue #1, December 15th 2009
There are a lot of reasons why you should visit Zambia!
The Country is known for its unity
First of, Zambia is a unique country with 73 ethnic groups, but strangely enough, the country has experienced unprecedented unity!
The Victoria Falls in Livingstone, the “Adventure Capital” is among one of the natural heritage sites. Yes, Victoria Falls is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The gigantic water falls is 1,188 meters in width and occupies 1,500 cubic meters of water.
The local people call this gigantic falls as Mosi-oa-Tunya. The name means “the water that thunders”.
In addition to what you experience while at the Victoria Falls, you can enjoy the famous Bunji jumping, the sunset booze boat cruise on the Zambezi River, you can test your endurance and visit the “ Boiling Pot”, and the list goes on and on…
Zambian Water falls
Zambian water falls are among the greatest and loveliest in the world!
Many of Zambian water falls are well off the beaten path. According to the National Monuments of Zambia, some “are only to be reached by Land-rover on difficult county, others only on foot”.
So, come to Zambia and take a look at some of the breathtakingly beautiful Water falls.
Rivers of Zambia
The Mighty Zambezi River is among the many rivers in Zambia. Although Zambia is a land locked country, she has been blessed with so many rivers. What are some of these rivers? Of course, topping the list is the Mighty Zambezi River!
Incidentally, the name of Zambia is derived from the Mighty Zambezi River!
Over 16 big rivers have been identified in Zambia!
There are over 20 annual traditional ceremonies in Zambia. Among the major ones are, the annual ceremony of the first crop observed by the Ngoni people, called the N'cwala, the annual royal crossing of the Zambezi River by the Lozi people, called the kuomboka and a war celebration of the Lunda people, called Umutomboko.
Zambian National Parks
The Zambia National parks are worth visiting, because they will give you the real Zambian experiences. So you can come and experience “Zambia, the real Africa”. The National parks account for 8 percent of the total land area. All in all, there are 19 Zambia National Parks, and here the animals roam wild and free.
Zambia is found on a plateau and this gives it a pleasant climate. Average temperatures in summer (September to April) range from 26ºC to 30ºC and winter temperatures (May to August) range from 20ºC to 23ºC.
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