dr livingstone victoria falls scented candle african mango
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Journeying through the plains and jungles of Tanzania to the thumping beat of drums, Dr. Livingstone searches for the source of the Nile. African mango, freesia and amber blend together to narrate a most ambitious undertaking. This vivacious fragrance pays homage to the legendary David Livingstone – Scottish abolitionist, missionary and explorer who crossed Africa in the mid 19th century.


Top notes. Mango, Lemon

Middle notes. Freesia

Base notes. Amber, sandalwood


Every one of our scented candles is lovingly handmade in the Old Glow workshop and comes wonderfully packaged in our signature box with the accompanying mini-booklet for your exact candle, containing the story behind the fragrance and its beautiful watercolour illustration as well as burning instructions. 


Weight: 10.5 oz // 295g

Burning time: 55 to 65 hours

Size: 3.5 x 3.1 inches // 9 x 8 cm


Did you know? David Livingstone was the first European to cross the African continent. It was there, having witnessed the East African slave trade first hand that he became an outspoken abolitionist. In 1869, having been out of contact with the outside world for six years, the American journalist Henry Morton Stanley was sent to Zanzibar to find him. After a long two year search Stanley located Livingstone on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, greeting him with the now famous words “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”