Footsteps Through Time

Footsteps Through Time
A History of Travel and Tourism to the Victoria Falls - www.zambezibookcompany.com

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

New book on history of travel and tourism to the Victoria Falls now available to order online

We're pleased to announce the publication of 'Footsteps Through Time - a History of Travel and Tourism to the Victoria Falls' - now available to order in print edition from Amazon.


Exploring over 150 years of travel and tourism to the Victoria Falls, 'Footsteps Through Time' charts the evolution of a global tourism attraction. Discover the human heritage of this famous natural wonder and the people who have carved their names in its history - from the arrival of Dr David Livingstone in 1855, the coming of the railway and opening of the Victoria Falls Bridge fifty years later, to the development of international air travel and transformation into the modern tourism destination we know today.

This book is intended to support and expand on the author’s two previous books on the Falls, ‘Sun, Steel and Spray - A History of the Victoria Falls Bridge’ (first published 2011, revised second edition published 2016) and ‘Corridors Through Time - A History of the Victoria Falls Hotel’ (first published 2015), providing extensive background material and additional information to the story of the human history of the Victoria Falls.

Fully illustrated with over 100 archive images and photographs [First published 2017, 202 pages, 65,500 words].

'Footsteps Through Time - a History of Travel and Tourism to the Victoria Falls' is now available to order online through Amazon US or Amazon UK for delivery across North America, Europe and beyond.

See www.zambezibookcompany.com for more information and post-publication updates.

Also available:


Sun, Steel and Spray - a History of the Victoria Falls Bridge


Built in 1904-5 as part of the extension of the envisaged Cape-to-Cairo railway north into central Africa, the spanning of the Zambezi River pushed engineering knowledge and construction techniques of the time to new heights, literally, for at the time the Bridge was the highest of its kind over water. Fully revised and extended with many additional sections, this new edition of 'Sun, Steel and Spray' is full of interesting facts, entertaining stories and information detailing the rich history of this iconic structure. [First published 2011, second edition 2016. 158 pages, 45,000 words]

'Sun, Steel and Spray - a History of the Victoria Falls Bridge' is now available to order online through Amazon US or Amazon UK for delivery across Europe and beyond.

See www.zambezibookcompany.com for more information and post-publication updates.

Corridors Through Time - a History of the Victoria Falls Hotel


Established in 1904 The Victoria Falls Hotel has played a central role in the development of tourism to this great waterfall, offering rest and recuperation to travellers from across the world for over 100 years. Known affectionately as the 'Grand Old Lady of the Falls,' the Hotel has borne witness to changing times and fashions, growing from humble beginnings into luxury five-star elegance, through the age of the railway to the arrival of aviation, and from colonial administration to Independence and beyond. Fully illustrated with over 100 archive images. [First published 2015. 172 pages, 40,000 words]

'Corridors Through Time - a History of the Victoria Falls Hotel' is now available to order online through Amazon US or Amazon UK for delivery across Europe and beyond.

See www.zambezibookcompany.com for more information and post-publication updates.

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