Bushbuck River House is a magical place. I spent three wonderful days there and came away feeling that I had been given a very special gift. Or rather, many gifts: the gift of watching elephants feeding and resting by the river in front of the house, the gift of birdsong, of flowers, of exploring an island in the Zambezi, of a lovely, gentle green orchard, of a comfortable home in which to rest, relax and restore. But, most wonderful of all, I was offered friendship, kindness and hospitality. Alan and Oriel and great hosts: helpful and generous whenever I asked for anything, but also happy just to let me be me. My fellow guests shared great company, conversation and companionship. And Albert baked beautiful bread for me, prepared delicious fruits for me, and shared with me his stories and his wisdom.
I will always remember my time at Bushbuck River House as a time of gifts. Thank you, everyone, for making it so.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Bushbuck River House is set in 105 acres of bush on the banks of the Zambezi, 16km from Livingstone. It is the first property beyond the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. The house is an owner-run traditional Zambian farmhouse, which has been renovated and thatched to a high standard. All rooms in the main house are en-suite and there is a swimming pool, pool boma and tree house/viewing platform overlooking the river. ... more less