46 Travel Zambia November 2009 People People Vakacha Vakacha Habitat Habitat Nkani Nkani A HELPING HAND Calendars for conservation Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust ( www. chipembele. org) has got together with the Bushcamp Company ( www. bushcampcompany. com) to produce this colourful calendar for 2010. The pictures are drawings of South Luangwa wildlife produced by children from local Chiwawatala primary school. You can buy your calendar from the U Foundation, a UK- based charity that supports schools in South Luangwa. The price is £ 6 each, with postage and packing free. All proceeds are divided equally between the school and Chipembele. Order your calendar from Jay at info@ theufoundation. org Best foot forward Staff from Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp ( www. sanctuaryretreats. com) were among nearly 400 people who took part in a 10km fun run to raise funds for the South Luangwa Conservation Society ( SLCS). This non- profi t community- based organisation is committed to the conservation of the local wildlife and natural resources of South Luangwa National Park. The gallant runners are, from left to right: Laurence Loundu ( Housekeeper), Peter Mbwewe ( Groundsman) Morris Kunda ( Groundsman) and Fanwell Sakala ( Chef). Find out more at www. slcs- zambia. org com The wheel deal This impressive pile of bikes is part of a consignment donated to the Luansobe community in Zambia's Copperbelt by the Kaloko Trust ( www. kalokotrust. org). This UK- based charity supports a variety of community development projects in the area. The second- hand bicycles were collected in the UK by Re- cycle: Bicycle aid for Africa ( www. re- cycle. org). ALRIK GREEN Advertiser Index Ana Tree Lodge 20 Baines River Camp 5 Bush Buzz 22 Bushtracks Africa 8 Chiawa Camp 2 Flatdogs Camp 22 Islands of Siankaba 20 Kafunta River Lodge 43 Kaingu Safari Lodge 43 Kanyemba Lodge 4 Luangwa River Lodge 46 Nanzhila Plains 43 Old Mondoro 22 Mulungushi Village Inside Front Pulse Africa 20 Robin Pope Safaris Outside Back Safari Consultants 5 Sanctuary Retreats 20 Shenton Safaris 8 Southern Sun Ridgeway 43 Stanley Safari Lodge 22 The Bushcamp Company 9 Voyagers Zambia Ltd 9 Waterberry Lodge 20 Wilderness Safaris 4 Wildlife Camp 46 Zamag Tours and Safaris 43 Zambia Tourism Board Inside Back When contacting advertisers for further information, please let them know you saw their ad in Travel Zambia magazine. www. luangwariverlodge. net reservations@ luangwariverlodge. net Your Stylish Safari Retreat The Wildlife Camp, South Luangwa www. wildlifecamp- zambia. com info@ wildlifezambia. com An affordable option offering walking safaris, night and day drives - with the added benefit of 60% of accommodation proceeds going directly towards conservation and the education of Zambian children.
HOW DID YOU SCORE? 10 Top of the class 7- 9 Good effort 5- 6 Could do better BELOW 5 Return to Zambia - and this time pay attention 1 How many countries share a border with Zambia? 2 Which of the following birds does not occur in Zambia: blue waxbill, blue crane, wattled crane, wattled starling? 3 Zikomo means what in English? 4 By what common name is the larva of the emperor moth Gonimbrasia belina better known? 5 What is an msasa: a kind of tree, a goatherd, a musical instrument, atraditional mealie porridge bowl? 6 Discounting the domestic moggie, how many species of cat are found in Zambia? 7 Who died in Chief Chitambo's village on 1 May 1873? 8 Which of the following rivers is not a tributary of the Zambezi: Kafue, Luangwa, Limpopo, Shire? 9 Kalusha Bwalya, Zambia's greatest ever footballer, scored a hat trick for his country in the 1988 Olympics against which international side? 10 What are Zambia's fi rst, second and third largest cities by population? Brain of Zambia Wattled cranes in fl ight ( centre), with two crowned cranes ROBIN POPE SAFARIS ANSWERS: 1. EIGHT ( TANZANIA, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE, ZIMBABWE, BOTSWANA, NA-MIBIA, ANGOLA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO); 2. BLUE CRANE; 3. THANK YOU ( IN CHINYANJA); 4. MOPANE WORM; 5. A KIND OF TREE; 6. SIX ( LION, LEOPARD, CHEETAH, SERVAL, CARACAL, AFRICAN WILD CAT); 7. DAVID LIVINGSTONE; 8. LIMPOPO; 9. ITALY; 10. LUSAKA, NDOLA AND KITWE ( IN THAT ORDER) So you think you know all there is to know about Africa's most exciting destination? Then see how you get on with this quiz. ( ANSWERS RIGHT) November 2009 Travel Zambia 47 STEPHEN CUNLIFFE the next edition of Travel Zambia, featuring the amazing fruit bat migration of Kasanka - as seen on the BBC's Life, with David Attenborough. BATTY ABOUT ZAMBIA? People Vakacha Habitat Habitat Nkani Nkani :