Once the colonial centre of Abercorn, this sleepy town sits on the periphery of the Great Rift Valley. From here the road drops about 1000m from the highest settlement in Zambia down to Lake Tanganyika and Mpulungu, the lowest town in the country. Today the only reason to visit is its museum, or as a stop-off point for Kalambo Falls. In practical terms, there’s some decent spots for lunch, an ATM, fuel station and some general stores.
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