"Luapula Province in the 'Old' Days" Luapula Province by Bwana_Brown
Luapula Province Travel Guide: 22 reviews and 23 photos
Of all the areas of Zambia, Luapula Province was where I most often ventured to sample what life was like away from the industrialized Copperbelt area where I lived and worked.
In addition to the excitement of crossing through the Congo to get there, Luapula offered me a 'private' Game Park, a fisheries patrol on Lake Mweru checking for poachers from the Congo, beautiful waterfalls, sandy beaches and very friendly people. And, how can I forget, Samfya on the shores of Lake Bangweulu also marks the first road trip that my wife and I ever took together!
All in all, it is an amazing part of Zambia that, to this day, is largely undiscoverd by tourists. If you want to really get away from it all, it is still not too late!
Photo of my 'volunteer' friends on the shores of Lake Mweru at Nchelenge.
- Pros:The Real Africa
- Cons:Not Much Tourist Infrastruture (also a 'Pro')
- In a nutshell:One of the last 'undiscovered' areas of Africa
The main source of income for Zambians in this part of the country derives from fishing in Lake Mweru. With both the... more travel advice
Once we reached the Lusenga Plain, not too many miles due west of Nchelenge at the bottom end of Lake Mweru, we set to... more travel advice
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