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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #100 on: March 19, 2013, 04:08:55 pm »
you havnt met any farmers up there really been thinking about moving up there to continue my farming career, would like to know what there take is up there
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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #101 on: March 20, 2013, 07:51:27 am »
you havnt met any farmers up there really been thinking about moving up there to continue my farming career, would like to know what there take is up there

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I am not the right person to talk to when it comes to farming, but will send you contact details of an ex-saffer that has been farming in the copperbelt for 20 years.

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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #102 on: March 20, 2013, 08:15:02 am »
thanks that would be great
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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #103 on: April 19, 2013, 04:35:59 pm »
Hi there,

what are the most interesting points to visit in a trip over zambia?
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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #104 on: April 22, 2013, 01:03:45 pm »
Welcome Babuja.

+1, especially so in the South/Western part.
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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #105 on: April 22, 2013, 03:39:28 pm »
I have now been in Lusaka for just over 3 weeks, I am a bit sad that almost all that time has been spent working, so I have not yet gotten out to see much of Zambia.

I have managed we get away one Saturday afternoon and we headed to Siavonga at Lake Kariba and came back Sunday morning, it was really nice and very very beautiful!

We will hopefully be fully operational and up and running during May, and then I will start exploring the greater Zambia. My job will require a lot of travelling all over Zambia and I really look forward to it!

I will see if I can post some pics!

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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #106 on: April 22, 2013, 03:48:34 pm »
Some quick pics I took with my phone

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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #107 on: April 22, 2013, 05:23:17 pm »
Only problem is that Zamalek should be a Mosi.  :thumleft:

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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #108 on: April 23, 2013, 08:36:58 am »
Hi there,

what are the most interesting points to visit in a trip over zambia?
Cheers


Babuja

Zambia has lots to offer! But different strokes for different okes so depends what you like.

Apart from the big 'VIC' attraction, the North Eastern region would I say to look into (Kariba, Tangyanika, Lower Zambezi, Kafue National Park, North/South Luanga etc)

The Western Parts bordering Angola is said to be beautiful, but a mission to get to. Maybe one day I will be able to go back and explore the area  :ricky:
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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #109 on: April 23, 2013, 08:41:26 am »
I have now been in Lusaka for just over 3 weeks, I am a bit sad that almost all that time has been spent working, so I have not yet gotten out to see much of Zambia.

I have managed we get away one Saturday afternoon and we headed to Siavonga at Lake Kariba and came back Sunday morning, it was really nice and very very beautiful!

We will hopefully be fully operational and up and running during May, and then I will start exploring the greater Zambia. My job will require a lot of travelling all over Zambia and I really look forward to it!

I will see if I can post some pics!


Hoe is lewe in Lusaka? Ons het elke keer net daar deur gery en het altyd gewonder hoe dit moet wees om daar te bly.

Siavonga is special. Gaan google/facebook bietjie Siavonga 400 Rally - ek het al n dvd daarvan gekyk, ons pelle het een of twee keer met quads gery en lyk awesome. Dink dit is beslis die moeite werd om die naweek wanneer dit gebeur deur te gaan en te gaan kyk.
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Re: Life in Zambia **Zambia 1 - Ghana 0 (pictures added)**
« Reply #110 on: April 23, 2013, 08:43:30 am »
Some quick pics I took with my phone

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Life is tough in Africa   ;D
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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #111 on: April 23, 2013, 08:45:25 am »
I will try and upload (over the weekend)  some of my final photo's before I left Zambia and of the Mine which is now complete and in operation
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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #112 on: April 26, 2013, 08:48:40 pm »
Ek gaan nie die naweek foto's kan oplaai nie - het Woensdag gehoor ek moet weer op Zambie toe vlieg

Land toe vanoggend in Ndola en loop in 'n ou kennis vas. SÍ toe vir my die naweek (Sondag die 28ste) is die Chingola Enduro aan en dis net om die draai van ons af.

Nou moet ek net duim vashou dat ek nie Sondag hoef in te gaan nie en dan kan ek Enduro toe gaan  :thumleft: - daarvan sal ek foto's gan post  ;D

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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #113 on: April 27, 2013, 08:07:19 pm »
The 'Ugly' side of Zambia

























Your one wat ticket out of this hell hole



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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #114 on: April 27, 2013, 09:47:04 pm »
And the nice side of Zambia





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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #115 on: April 28, 2013, 04:07:52 pm »
Chingola Enduro











Best medical care in the whole of Zambia...



Team KTM all the way from the DRC















Locals enjoys watching the crazy "Muzungu's"



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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #116 on: April 28, 2013, 05:26:39 pm »
My son Sweisie (on the forum) left this afternoon to go and service some compressors up there,  I think it is at some big cement factory ( Lafarge ?).  Will be back on Thursday he said.  Last time he went there, he was impressed with the place and the people.

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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #117 on: April 29, 2013, 04:08:34 pm »
I will go through some pics tonight and do a bit of a write up on my 1st month here in Lusaka.

On Saturday I joined the local Hash House Harriers...................faaark me, we ran 8 km's of bundu bashing on a farm outside Lusaka, it was great fun, but on Sunday morning my legs were so sore I struggled to walk!!! Then the German girl that invited me to the Hash run asked me to join them for paintball on Sunday, so I went.......................today I REALLY cannot walk!!  :ricky: :ricky:  Half because my legs are so sore from all the excessive running, and half because I was shot to shit because I could not run fast enough due to my sore legs!!   :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

But, all was well when we put away about 48 Mosi's yesterday afternoon  :o :o

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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #118 on: April 29, 2013, 04:09:34 pm »
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Re: Life in Zambia - Knopkop to Continue
« Reply #119 on: April 29, 2013, 08:38:32 pm »
My son Sweisie (on the forum) left this afternoon to go and service some compressors up there,  I think it is at some big cement factory ( Lafarge ?).  Will be back on Thursday he said.  Last time he went there, he was impressed with the place and the people.

Talking under correction - but think you are right regarding the 'Lafarge' factory, pretty sure it is just outside Ndola city.

I really do like the people, SO friendly and humble!!!

I believe this country has so much potention.

Konpkop is Lucky being in Lusaka - I think the social scene is MUCH better than in the Copperbelt - here it is just work work work  :-\
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