Zambia – aka Africa-light

by Beth Whitman (May 22nd, 2012)

When I emailed my friend Leslie, who lives in Africa most of the year (and runs Mamba Tembo Tours), that I had heard people refer to Zambia as Africa-light, she emailed back and said that was interesting because most people call South Africa, Africa-light. HA! It was actually two South Africans who told me this […]

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Komboni Tour in Lusaka, Zambia

by Beth Whitman (May 18th, 2012)

As I write this post, I’m sitting on a plane. Next to me is a couple with a toddler. The child is crying. They’re showing him videos, looking at picture books, feeding him Fruit Loops and alternating between sippy cups of water and juice in an attempt to keep him quiet and from pounding on […]

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We Bought a Library! (in Zambia)

by Beth Whitman (May 11th, 2012)

Actually, YOU bought a library. And it was officially 2 libraries that were funded when you donated to Passports with Purpose in 2011 during our annual 2-week fundraiser. As co-founders, Michelle Duffy of WanderMom, Debbie Dubrow of DeliciousBaby and I got to visit one of the libraries during an opening ceremony. (Sadly, our other co-founders, […]

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Zambia Bound ~ Passports with Purpose

by Beth Whitman (April 16th, 2012)

I should know by now that when I look at how my year is going to play out in terms of travel, that there will be twists and turns that I had never expected. A trip to Zambia in a few weeks is just such a trip. Very recently, Expedia stepped up and offered to […]

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Photo of the Day: Zambia

by Beth Whitman (December 9th, 2011)

I’ve never been to Zambia and, like so many countries that I’ve never visited, I don’t know a lot about it. But Zambia IS the country in which Passports with Purpose will build 2 libraries. If you’re like me and don’t know much, take this little educational tour with me: Fast Facts: Official language is […]

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