17 Oct 2013

Boats, Touts & Border Crossings

Border crossing: Botswana to Zambia


Name: Kazangula

No. of officials: 5

Building: 3 buildings – each for different things!

Time taken: 1 hour 30 minutes

Other: A 5 minute ferry crossing followed by going to different buildings for each required item: Visa, Customs, Road tax, Third Party Insurance, Carbon Off-set tax, and the buying of reflective stickers for the front and back of your car.  There are touts trying to exchange money for you and “help” you through the process.

Hassle factor: 5/10

Days in Botswana: 15
Days in Africa: 38

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