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Shumba Camp - August 2014

Aug 31, 2014  |  Zambia  |  Kafue  |  Shumba Camp

Climate and Landscape
It was a busy two months at Shumba Camp leading up to our opening on 1st August. You may already know that in December last year the main area of the camp was struck by lightning and a fire broke out. Our green season guys jumped to it and managed to cut off the walkways, saving the rooms, but unfortunately we lost the entire main area.

Shumba is based in the Busanga Plains, northern Kafue National Park and for six months of the year is a nearly impassable swampland. Thus, reconstruction on the ground could start only in early June. Our first challenge was to get all the materials to site, an arduous six-hour journey through the bush… A few weeks later we had recruited a team of 45 men from the local villages and...

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