Travel Zambia November 2008 Go West A fisherman's vigil in the early morning mist; the peal of children's laughter over the grunt of hippos; the urgent flicker of a bee- eater's wings: these are the sights and sounds of a winter's morning in Barotseland, western Zambia, where the Lozi community awake to another day beside the Zambezi – their lifeblood and their birthright.
November 2008 Travel Zambia In the frame Self- taught photographer Carol Polich has travelled all over Asia, Africa and her native United States to pursue her art, but it is to southern Africa that she returns time and again. Her photographs of nature can be enjoyed in numerous publications. In 1996 she won the National Geographic Travel Photography competition. Carol explored Barotseland with Royal Barotseland Safaris ( www. RoyalBarotseSafaris. com). You can contact her at cpolich@ hotmail. com. Casting a line Anglers who brave the Zambezi's dawn chill may be rewarded with a fighting tiger fish. Heading out A traditional dugout makoro remains the standard way to get from A to B along the river.