Zambia – 50 reasons to get stuck in now!


If this were a marriage, Zambia’s half-centenary as an independent country in October 2014 would be its golden anniversary. Arguably, ‘copper’ might be more appropriate, after the shimmering metal that brought post-independence riches to this deeply traditional society at the heart of sub-Saharan Africa. To mark the occasion we asked Chris McIntyre and Tricia Hayne – who have both travelled extensively around the country over many years – to put together 50 attractions that would appeal to the traveller, from the attention-grabbing must-sees to some more offbeat gems.