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But don't forget your:

High-clearance vehicle and patience. - Nov 16, 2017
Sunscreen and sunglasses. - Jun 8, 2016
Patience: people here are usually friendly and always want to know how you are doing before getting down to business. Mosquito repellent and camping gear. (If that's your thing; if not, bring extra money to go "glamping" at game lodges!) - May 17, 2016
Travel guide and desire to explore this still uncrowded and unspoiled part of Africa. Willingness to stay in lodges that don't have electricity or cell phone reception (but that still manage to pamper you completely). - Mar 3, 2015
Good manners and patience - Zambians are into greetings (long ones!). - Aug 22, 2014
Swim trunks and bug spray. Mosquitoes are quite nasty here. - Jan 29, 2014
Bradt Guide to Zambia, "Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa", GPS with southern Africa downloaded (Garmin Nuvi), camping gear, children's life vests if you think you might need them. - Apr 25, 2013
sense of humor, sunscreen and bug dope, and good hiking shoes. - Jul 9, 2010
Workbooks for kids to compensate for poor school, your books as shops are expensive and there are no decent libraries... - Mar 19, 2009
Patience. - Mar 7, 2009
Sun tan lotion. - Oct 5, 2008
Binoculars, sweaters and fleece, good digital camera, money! Bring your horse riding gear! There are several really good stables. - Aug 23, 2008
Camping gear, kids birthday presents. - May 18, 2008