What is the local name for the falls?
Known to Africans as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’.
I saw the clouds from the spray and heard the ‘thunder’ 25 miles away!
In 1962, on leave from the Tanganyika Police Services, the writer made a grand tour of Central, Southern Africa, in a battered old Land Rover, a relic of the ill fated Tanganyikan Groundnuts Scheme of the early 1950’s.
The 5 photos in this set were a ‘black and white’ interlude in a ‘colour slide’ era of photography, in the then Northern Rhodesia.
HWJ. Lucas May 2011.
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