Livingstone Travel Guide

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Livingstone Overview

People travel from all over the world to visit the Victoria Falls. When explorer David Livingstone first laid eyes upon the falls, he said 'scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight'.

The town of Livingstone is Zambia's closest outpost for visitors wishing to see the Victoria Falls. Livingstone is Zambia's tourist capital, although it hardly looks the part. Livingstone has often been described as more 'authentic' than Zimbabwe's town of Victoria Falls, which exists almost entirely for the benefit of tourists wishing to see the falls (yes, the town in Zimbabwe is actually called Victoria Falls, very confusing).

Vic' Falls is a few kilometers from Livingstone but from the city centre you can see the mist during the rainy season. Livingstone has a mix of posh 4 star resorts and backpacker hostels to meet most budgets. Bus and Airport links exist from Lusaka and other major cities of Southern Africa.

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Without a shadow of a doubt, Victoria Falls is Zimbabwe's biggest tourist destination. The town is aptly named after Victoria Falls, and its main purpose is to accommodate visitors wishing to…
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