The pool lies at the edge of the falls with a 105-meter (350 foot) drop on the other side.Although it looks terrifying, the Devil’s Pool offers brave souls the sensation of swimming in a whirlpool bathtub.
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Of special note are the two statues of the explorer and missionary David Livingstone (1813-73) locate on each side of the falls.
Livingstone is still revered by many Zambians, and the City of Livingstone is named after him.
Fly to the Mbala airport near Kasaba Bay, or into the regional capital, Kasama.
Hire a car and travel the back roads through beautiful country with subtropical forests, colorful villages, and spectacular waterfalls overshadowed by Victoria Falls such as Chishimba Falls. Saturday Dutch Market: Every last Saturday of the month, Zambia’s largest open-air market sets up shop at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Kabulonga area of Lusaka.
This list is based on my own experiences when I lived in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital and largest city.
These activities and destinations will give you a taste of what this interesting country has to offer. Victoria Falls/Mosi-oa-Tunya (Zambia/Zimbabwe): Arguably the world’s largest waterfall, Victoria Falls in Southern Province never ceases to amaze visitors.
If you’re an adventurous sort, there’s also bungee jumping or zip lining from the Victoria Falls Bridge and whitewater rafting in some unruly rapids below the falls.