Travel Blogs from Victoria Falls, Zambia

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On our Way to the

On our Way to the "Smoking Thunder"

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... ; (bribery is all too well at work here) and then drank some bubbly 18.  Had an unexpected shower at Victoria Falls (Smoking Thunder) 19. Flew to Johannesburg on Christmas day 20. Shared a "traditional " dinner with another Canadian family ...

Sleeping above elefants, South Luangwa NP, Zambia travel blog

Sleeping above elefants

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub

Slept in tree above elefants and hippos wanderering the campsite. ...

Livingstone/ Vic Falls, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Livingstone/ Vic Falls

A travel blog entry by kyliebruce

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... , our tour changed and we went to Zambia instead.  So from the houseboats we had a 6 hour drive down to Livingstone in Zambia. When we arrived we were shown a video of all the activities that could be done in Vic Falls.  I went from the ...

Oct 04, 2011, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Oct 04, 2011

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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High flyer and near death experience!, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

High flyer and near death experience!

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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... US$110 entry visa fee. One of the only countries we have had to pay for a visa. Spent our first day at Victoria Falls in the hostel hiding from the torrential rainfall and amazing thunderstorm. All fled from our tents having delta flashbacks and ...

I must be mad....., Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

I must be mad.....

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... loads of photos. I also saw loads of baboons and a strange looking deer. The last thing we did in Zambia was watch crazy people jump off Victoria Falls bridge. Having bungeed in Australia I had no desire to do another one, but it was fun watching ...

Victoria Falls!!, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Victoria Falls!!

A travel blog entry by aldemoye

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... on the lookout across from a cataract, you have to wear a raincoat so that you don't get completely soaked! Victoria Falls actually straddles the Zambia/Zimbabwe border, so on Sunday Derek, Mauricio and I took a taxi across to the Zimbabwe side to ...

Oct 03, 2011, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Oct 03, 2011

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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The Adrenaline Capital of Africa, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

The Adrenaline Capital of Africa

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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I had been looking forward to Livingstone for some time.  The mighty Zambezi plummets across the 1.7km wide Victoria Falls here.  I was sorely disappointed upon seeing the falls for the first time.  Truly pathetic.  We are at the ...

Zambian side of the falls, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Zambian side of the falls

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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Crossed into Zambia to view the other side of the spectacle. Very carefully walked through waist-deep swift current across the top of the falls, to reach a swim hole perched perfectly on the edge of the cascading waterfall. What a view down below, ...

Sprayed by the Smoke That Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Sprayed by the Smoke That Thunders

A travel blog entry by theresapitts

... in Livingstone. Camping on the Zambezi River was stunning, but knowing it was the last stop of the tour, was really sad. Victoria Falls was a highlight and certainly lived up to its name – the Smoke that Thunders. The spray is unbelievable and we ...

IMAGES: Cascada, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

IMAGES: Cascada

A travel blog entry by vivirconvalor

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Surrounded by lush greenery, our skin is wrapped in air thick with humidity. Even in dry season, the water flows and rushes at Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the ...

Here Kitty Kitty, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Here Kitty Kitty

A travel blog entry by corrilesa

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After my walk on the wild side I decided to take it one further and go on a walk with some lion cubs.   After my briefing about the do's and don’ts I was armed with a stick (!!!???) for my protection.  Thankfully I didn’t need ...

Vic Falls, the Zambian side, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Vic Falls, the Zambian side

A travel blog entry by sophie_ish

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We walked across the border from Zimbabwe to Zambia and were thankful that the man at Zambian immigration was far more interested in his phone call than trying to find an empty page in Ish's passport. We booked ourselves onto a sunset river cruise, ...

Living life on the edge at the falls, Victoria Falls (Zambia side), Zambia travel blog

Living life on the edge at the falls

A travel blog entry by flowergyaru

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... hands the tailors set about rectifiying their mistakes until we were (nearly) happy. Way behind schedule, we set off, Victoria Falls in our sights. 6 hours later, after dodging suicidal cyclists and crazy storms, we arrived in at Livingstone, ...

Victoria Falls:  The Zambian Side, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Victoria Falls: The Zambian Side

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... it has had for millions of other eyes during the past hundred & fifty years. Victoria Falls crosses the boundary of two countries -- Zambia and Zimbabwe.  Historically Zimbabwe was the main tourist destination, but the ...

Microlight and Me, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Microlight and Me

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... sure to say white rabbit, white rabbit, white rabbit this morning: I didn't want to risk any bad luck when I was flying high above Victoria Falls in my Micro light! The man arrived at 7.40am to collect me, with a man from Philadelphia in the van already - ...

First views of Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

First views of Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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... soaked to the skin. They've had a lot of rain in recent months so the falls are very full. We walked across a bridge close to the falls and it was like walking under a powerful shower. You can only see a small section of the falls at a time, which is why ...

A quick stop through Zambia, Chipata, Lusaka, Livingstone and Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

A quick stop through Zambia

A travel blog entry by jai_82

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... yelling 'sausage and chips' into a megaphone we would have been converted. One day later it was off to Livingstone - home to the Victoria Falls. It was truly amazing and can't be explained in writing. We went for a walk down to the water were we ...

Kayaking on the Zambezi, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Kayaking on the Zambezi

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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I don't think I've ever been quite so scared. We spent a full day on the river. We only capsized once, but it was on the first rapid and it took me a long time to get out of the canoe because the spray deck was so hard to get off. You use your ...

The Smoke That Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

The Smoke That Thunders

A travel blog entry by eastcoastrod

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... season, hurling millions of litres of water over per second to give rise to the smoke that thunders, a fitting accolade for Victoria Falls, and one that pays tribute to the sheer power of this creation of Mother Nature. That afternoon, having taken ...

Zambian Side - Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls - Zambia, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zambian Side - Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by mike.christine

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Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000167 EndHTML:0000003394 StartFragment:0000000454 EndFragment:0000003378 Victoria Falls. We made contact with our friends Carlos and Anita who had crossed into Zambia and we planned to meet in Livingstone. We spent the ...

Victoria Falls...no water??? Is it possible???, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Victoria Falls...no water??? Is it possible???

A travel blog entry by amykclancy

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Another uncomfortable travel experience to only find that Victoria Falls was essentially dry.  Who would have thought it was possible?I took a bit of a long weekend last week to finally go to Victoria Falls. I've been dying to go for quite some ...

Wie schoen dass man so etwas erleben darf, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Wie schoen dass man so etwas erleben darf

A travel blog entry by gunni

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... und zu den Seel÷wen und Delphinen aufs Meer. Translation From Windhoek we went with our 4x4 direction nord to Caprivi and Victoria Falls. We crossed Botwana and Zimbabwe and lived in Natureparks in campsides between all the wild animals like Elefants, ...

White water rafting at Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

White water rafting at Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by kearnejo

This has to be a trip hightlight. The falls themselves, while spectacular were a little on the dry side. The following day white water rafting down the category 5 rapids was fantastic fun. Afterwards it felt like I'd been in a fight, sore all over. But it ...

Vic Falls, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Vic Falls

A travel blog entry by longwayaround

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Victoria Falls are one of the seven natural wonders, so we were all geared up for a spectacular sight. However, we were left slightly disappointed as the falls were very dry. In place of the majority of the water was a fantastic rock formation. It was ...

One of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

One of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World

A travel blog entry by thebarretts

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... de Janeiro – also known as Guanabara Bay. We had a couple of hours in the park and were blown away by the falls. Victoria Falls is roughly twice the height of Niagara Falls and in terms of height and width is rivalled only by South America's Iguazu ...

Zambia too, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Zambia too

A travel blog entry by nomadman

Same kind of deal except for canoe to island and elephant sightings and a herd of hippos in the middle of the ...

Finally, the Falls, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Finally, the Falls

A travel blog entry by callyblackie

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... reserves to start their own prides. A fairly lengthy process, but successful, apparently, as African lions are soon to become endangered. Victoria Falls, the reason we went (it has been on Blackie's bucket list forever) is indescribable, but I'll try! We ...

Walking to the Frontier, Victoria Falls, Zambia travel blog

Walking to the Frontier

A travel blog entry by shaney

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... frontier office of Zambia side. The officer asked some simple questions. "Where are you going to stay? Livingstone?" I answerd him "In a Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and I'll back today." When I paid for some money as the issued of visa, and passed the ...

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