Tag: Exploring

  • Remembering Zambia

    Remembering Zambia

    Good Day friends, Today’s nostalgia fueled post is from 2012! These photo’s are a couple of snapshots from a wonderful trip and adventure in Southern Province, with Jean Lippincott. Check out the original post at http://www.davidberger.net/2012/07/a-brief-visit-to-mukuni-big-5-safaris-conservation-park/ (A beautiful rescued Cheetah breeder, habituated and fueling the income generating tourist side of Mukuni) An excerpt: ” While…

  • Photo’s from Luapula – FlickR Album

    Photo’s from Luapula – FlickR Album

    While looking back over my Valley of Fire Album that I posted last week, I thought it’d be good to share a link to my Zambia: Luapula Album, a series of photographs that span my two years at site in the Luapula Province of Zambia. David’s Luapula, Zambia 2011-2013 Album! Enjoy!

  • A Living City

    A Living City

    Copenhagen is a living, breathing city. Full of warmth, green spaces, and a welcoming atmosphere. Here, caught on the last few bright sunny days of autumn, as the cool winds and cold breeze’s start to wind their way into the city, the folks who call Copenhagen home stand ready, prepared for the onslaught of customers.…

  • Denmark: Wandering and Arriving

    Denmark: Wandering and Arriving

    Arriving in Denmark, and Wanderlust

  • 39 Months in Zambia

    39 Months in Zambia

    Looking back at the last 39 months in Zambia is a unique feeling. On July 17th 2011, I embarked on a life changing journey. An experience that was unlike anything else I had ever imagined or experienced. A whole new world, one which I’d never been introduced to – one ignored by our world history…

  • The Chibwantu Machine!

    The Chibwantu Machine!

    Trying my hand at an old Atlas manual grain mill. The maize kernels are taken, ground into a thick cut maize, an then that maize is used to make a local cooked maize/water drink known as Chibwantu. The grinders can also be adjusted to a finer cut, which can be used to make mealie meal…

  • Ringing Out – My last week as a PCV

    In my last post I talked a little bit about how I had arranged my packing during my last week, and how I had used it to reinforce my commitment to returning to Zambia. I also spoke a little bit about the sequence of events that occurred that week. I ended up with my heading…

  • From Mansa to South Luangwa

    A hop skip and a jump, from Mansa to South Luangwa:   Alright then! So, After our spectacular evening and morning in at Lake Bengweulu in Samfya district, we got back in our vehicle and drove to Mansa. It was an exciting day, we’d gotten everything prepared, and after returning the vehicle we picked up…

  • Catching up – General Updates – Wk 4-6

    Catching up – General Updates – Wk 4-6

    General update 1 wk 4. Alright guys, so I’ve had a couple questions about diet. Food security is a major issue and although food types are similar, food is seasonal and differs on availability based on location. Also nutrition education is highly limited. So here’s a general breakdown of what I’ve been eating. Staple food…

  • Chisunka and Second Site Visit

    Chisunka and Second Site Visit

    Wow. Where to begin. I talked a little about Second site visit and my host in my last post – Gen. Update September, but I wanted to give you some more details about the village and the area. I love it! It’s gorgeous now and it’s dry season when everything is burnt and dying… I…