“Welcome to canoeing on the Zambezi River, our most dangerous activity at Chiawa,” says Paul, the safari camp’s senior guide. “But there’s only been one serious incident with a crocodile in these parts.”
A croc pulled a girl out from the front of a dugout canoe on the other side of the river five years ago.
Hmmm… We pass on the chance to back out, put our faith – and lives – in the supposedly-stable Canadian canoes, and hop in.
Continue reading about our Zambezi adventure…
Our travel story on canoeing the Zambezi River was published in The Vancouver Sun newspaper on September 7, 2013 as “Canoeing With Crocs on the Zambezi an Authentic Bush Experience” (online version). To see a PDF of the original newspaper print article, click on the image below, or see this easier-to-read PDF.
We’re thrilled to report that our travel article in The Vancouver Sun won a Bronze award in the 2013 North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Travel Writing Competition.