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Mukuni Village

Victoria Falls, Zambia
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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taunton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visiting this village really gave insight into how people live in the area. We had a very good local guide who told us in some detail about how life was and some of the villagers were gracious enough to share their homes with us. Yes - it's a tourist marketing ploy but when you see what conditions are, it is... More

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Mebane, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I was a little hesitant to include Mukini Village in our itinerary. Our time in Livingstone was limited and I really didn't want to waste a half day in what gave some indications of being a tourist trap. My wife was interested, though, sow we took the Mukuni tour. Let me say right off that I'm glad we did. Our... More

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st simons island, ga
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140 reviews 140 reviews
12 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

see my other review under Victoria Falls...but this did provide insight into traditional rural living conditions. But I did find the market touristy, fake and pushy.

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Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

I was lucky enough to work in Mukuni village for 2 weeks with the locals. I saw a number of tourists whilst I was there and think the trip provides a good insight into a true African Village. Yes the locals want to sell you their products, but they are not really pushy and will take no for an answer.... More

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Spain
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

After previous visits to villages, (by no means touristy) in other parts of Africa, such as in Burkina or Guinea Bissau, Mukuni does afford visitors a glimpse of village life. Of course the locals want to sell their handicrafts, (some of which make useful gifts - and always at prices comfortably below those of shops and airport boutiques - provided... More

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