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Greenpop. Festival of Action.

Greenpop. – For a couple of years now I’ve considered myself a loyal supporter of Greenpop and the work that they do. Becoming involved as a media partner in 2014 meant that I could spread

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Zambia. – A Baobab tree, Africa’s large upside down tree. Ancient, majestic and filled with wisdom. A sense of mystique, legend and superstition. Respect and tree love. This one was in the Greenpop camp. 

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Livingstone. Dwamba Market.

Greenpop. Zambia. – Visual delights from the Dwamba Market that I visited with Patrick of The Original Cowboy Bicycle Safari Tours. Dried fish from the Zambezi River. Boabab seeds. I spoke to this young boy who was

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Building with Eco-Bricks. Taking Trash to Treasure.

Greenpop. Zambia. – I met the remarkable Candice Mostert in Zambia as she taught her simple and effective eco-brick building method to the local residents at Sons of Thunder farm. Another incredible partner of GreenPop and #TreesForZambia. Supported by a group

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Greenpop. Zambia. – Shades of blue. Infectious enthusiasm and laughter. “Take my picture” turned into cool poses, high fives and serious faces. Some pulls and pushes and hands held. Chats about school. More chats about crazy

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Greenpop. Zambia. – This is my Africa. At Libala School in Livingstone, with one of the Colour Ikamva murals after a day of tree-planting with Greenpop. I realise how much of my beloved continent I still have to explore. 

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Greenpop. Zambia. – Kasiya is a remote rural area where the resident’s livestock holds incredible wealth and value. At night they bring their precious donkeys and goats into this makeshift place of safety. I was allowed to

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Greenpop. Zambia. – People of Kasiya. Its always about the people for me and I appreciated the opportunity to meet and chat with this lovely family, living in Kasiya, quite a way outside Livingstone. Zambia. Subsistence farming

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Greenpop. Zambia. – I loved the life size effigies for sale on the side of the main road in Livingstone. This one – ‘One Zambia. One Nation’ – in particular. 

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Greenpop. Zambia. – When in Livingstone, take a visit to the Livingstone Museum, in the heart of this frontier town. Established in 1934, its the largest and oldest museum in Zambia and holds a vast archaeological collection, a collection

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Greenpop. Zambia. – Whilst in the Livingstone area working as a media partner for Greenpop, I spent the afternoon at Victoria Falls. Aptly named ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. The water levels were at their highest, with an estimated

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Greenpop. Zambia. – After the surreal experience of Victoria Falls, I highly recommend that you visit the Royal Livingstone Hotel for either high tea or sundowners. This is one of the best located establishments I know, with

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