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Trading Post: Thorntree River Lodge

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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:

ITEM DEFINITION BRAND
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.

General Trading Post

Mulberry and Mongoose Mulberry and Mongoose Jewellery

 

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.

Twaambo

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.

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