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OURZAMBIANADVENTURE.COM

An account of our journey to make a home in Africa

Welcome to OurZambianAdventure.com, a blog to document our journey as we embark on a real African Adventure. 
I look forward to sharing the ups and downs as we look to find a little piece of Africa to call home. 
Read on, and enjoy.

 
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The Water Saga

The UK is starting to emerge from the lockdown slowly and we are beginning to hope that we can plan our trip to Zambia in the coming...

The Big Build

With Kevin and I in Lockdown in the UK we have been speaking to Nicholas over in Mfuwe to get the planning for our construction underway....

Lockdown

Life has changed over the last few weeks. Coronavirus is now classed as a pandemic and the UK is being hit hard. We are in lockdown and...

Full Steam ahead.

We are now into March and our departure date is fast approaching. This weekend we took a road trip to deliver the HiLux to Sheerness...

60 days and counting......

So Christmas has been and gone and we are now well into January 2020..... I have handed in my notice at work. That was scary stuff - Ive...

Our new Vehicle

We now have a vehicle and Kevin is busy customising it to better meet the needs of the Zambian conditions. Windshields for the windows,...

I had a home in Africa...

I make no excuses for the deliberate mis-quoting of the opening line of the book Out of Africa by Karen Blixen! Today we actually bought...

The scary bit.....

The next step was two days of face to face meetings at our home in Wales. After some very long conversations, copious amounts of strong...

And then the hard bit....

We returned to the UK with the idea of a life in the bush a real possibility. But then the reality of the situation hit... How do you go...

Paradise Found!

Actually Google proved to be a great starting place and by late November, after a few unexpected twists and turns we found what looked on...

Where it all began.....

They say that Africa gets under your skin! Well it certainly did in my case. We first visited Africa in 2002 when my husband Kevin and...

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