The Thorntree River Lodge Trading Post, the first in a series of small shops in some of our properties is up and running! Traditionally defined as a small settlement for trading, typically in a remote area, you can find all sorts of curios made locally.
A list of items one can find in the Trading Post:
|Kiddies T-shirts||Children's T-shirts with wildlife print||African Bush Camps|
|Leather Travel Wallets||Locally made leather travel wallets made from recycled canvas from old camps||African Bush Camps|
|Jewellery||All proceeds of jewellery featuring snare wire is given to anti-poaching||Mulberry & Mongoose|
|Table Runners||Made locally in Zambia. Prints include giraffe, zebra and traditional prints||Tribal Textiles|
|Placemats||Made locally in Zambia. Prints include giraffe, zebra and traditional prints||Tribal Textiles|
|Napkins||Made locally in Zambia. Prints include giraffe, zebra and traditional prints||Tribal Textiles|
|Pillow Cases||Made locally in Zambia. Prints include giraffe, zebra and traditional prints||Tribal Textiles|
|Purses||Made by women in the hopes to empower local women in their communities||Waya Waya|
The Trading Post is one of three. One can find a Trading Post at Linyanti Bush Camp and Somalisa Camp. Each carrying an array of curios, jewellery, clothing and more. Most of the items are inspired by Africa: the culture and the people around the camps.
Twaambo, our lovely shop assistant is 29 years old.
Twaambo is a mother of two beautiful girls. She loves to bake, sing and dance in her free time.
Next time you’re at Thorntree River Lodge, don’t forget to pop in to the Trading Post and take home a piece of Africa. One which will make you remember Thorntree forever.