He began as a missionary, but soon became more adventurous.
His first, but a failure. He arrived home without it.
Why he couldn’t find the Zambezi.
It was here he first experienced the sickness that was to afflict him repeatedly.
Features colourful wallpaper and palm fronds on the floor. But the loo is outside.
Source of the Nile
Livingstone was desperate to find it as he surmised the water would be cleanest here, so avoiding any more cases of the rapids.
Opening up routes to the interior
What Livingstone wanted to do when the rapids weren’t doing it for him.
Many people see his renaming of the Mosi-oa-Tunya waterfall as an example of colonialism. In fact, it was just because he couldn’t pronounce Mosi-oa-Tunya.
Or, as he renamed it, Eric. This one didn’t catch on.
Premiership footballer discovered by Livingstone in Africa.
Lost in the jungle
He was a contestant in the 1869 series of “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here”.
Where Stanley found Livingstone. The locals had refused him permission to rename the place, and he was stuck there, trying desperately to learn how to pronounce it so he could tell people where he was.
Dr Livingstone, I presume
Contrary to popular belief, when Stanley found Livingstone, he actually said, “This is another fine mess you’ve got me into”. He’d just got the rapids, too.
After his death, his faithful servants carried his body a thousand miles to the coast. They wanted to get rid of the smell.