Travel Blogs from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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"You're going to Zimbabwe? Why??"

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... are we here? The simplistic reason would be that the overland safari we are taking through southern Africa starts on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls so we had to go. The real explanation though is that we arrived at the Zambian side of Victoria Falls ...

Overlanding and big water rafting, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Overlanding and big water rafting

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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He said: A long, hot, train ride brought us back to Victoria Falls from Bulawayo. From here we started our overland tour of Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. Overlanding is a type of group tour that is quite popular in this part of the world, but ...

Ostrich Burgers, lion walks and funny money, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Ostrich Burgers, lion walks and funny money

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... but like Zambia, the Zimbabwians also didn't like the English and stung me for $55. I arrived at the shoestring backpackers in Victoria Falls town for 11:30am to find out that my driver and assistant were still fast asleep in bed. Met James, Charlie ...

Elephant safaris and a case of cabin fever, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Elephant safaris and a case of cabin fever

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... only actually see about a quarter of the falls from the Zambia side and in the summer they totally dry up on the Zam side. Victoria Falls are so impressive, I love them and they have to be one of the highlights of my trip so far. The amount of ...

One of the 7 Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

One of the 7 Wonders of the World

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... The only outlet to the First Gorge is a 360 ft gap about two-thirds of the way across the width of the falls from the western end, through which the whole volume of the river pours into the Victoria Falls gorges. At a rate of 264,000 gallons a ...

Zimsham flimflam, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimsham flimflam

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... in a castle in England who never even got to see them. One afternoon I dodged the hawkers and went to visit the Victoria Falls Hotel overlooking the Zambezi gorge. It was like a time warp back to Victorian England. The walls were covered with animal ...

No i do not want to change my money no i do ..., Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

No i do not want to change my money no i do ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... $3USD Things are great at the moment, the weather is awesome and I can feel a tan coming on (or sunburn). Currently in Victoria Falls. This is an amazing place and the falls are spectacular. Went down to view them today and unfortunatly there is a ...

Beautiful Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Beautiful Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... one of the many rafting and adrenaline companies, Matt decided there and then that he wanted to throw himself 111metres off of Victoria Falls Bridge, so off we went after me chickening out and deciding that I shall abseil down the gorge and throw myself ...

Mosi-oa-Tunya - The Smoke That That Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Mosi-oa-Tunya - The Smoke That That Thunders

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... of nature, I feel at a loss for words to describe the beauty and awe they instill in me. Instead, feel free to browse the photos and oh so cheesy movies from Victoria Falls or by the traditional name,Mosi-oa-Tunya - The Smoke That That Thunders. ...

The smoke that thunders, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

The smoke that thunders

A travel blog entry by vicki

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... while everything else is under the water. The meal was really nice - although our first taste of the realities of life in Zimbabwe, where there is a shortage of basic foodstuffs. So our meal of mushroom soup, chicken and fruit salad didn't seem very ...

Millionaires, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Millionaires

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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After three weeks of travelling North, we've finally reached our destination in Africa - Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Before I start, we've been told by our tour leader not to talk about the political or economic situation out here at all, so I won't go ...

Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... our travellers cheques for US dollars under the table. Apart from all this, we had an amazing time in Victoria Falls, which is located on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. We only saw the Zimbabwe side, but can report it is spectacular. A rainbow ...

Victoria Falls: from the ground ..., Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Victoria Falls: from the ground ...

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... do not like western white tourists so much, but that is the way the hotel does it and the most of the almost 2km falls are at the Zimbabwe side. Zambia, which has a couple of hundred meters, claims it is the most beautiful part. As you see, Zim and Zam ...

Zip lining over the Victoria Falls gorge!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zip lining over the Victoria Falls gorge!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 31 - afternoon Temperature:   37 Celsius Weather:  Blue sky, hot A 4X4 open safari truck picked us up at the front of the hotel!   Seated in the back of it, I held on tightly to the side railing as every bump of the rugged road ...

I have a real bed! And shower! And room!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

I have a real bed! And shower! And room!

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

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No entry… just enjoy the ...

Wandering through time!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Wandering through time!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... made our way back to our room!   An activity had been booked for later in the afternoon in which we had to prepare ourselves for it!    I was finally going to walk on that famous Victoria Falls Bridge! Monique   :-) ...

Birthday Adventure 2012 - Chapter 4, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Birthday Adventure 2012 - Chapter 4

A travel blog entry by gflacke

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... I guess that’s the difference between a border crossing at one of the most highly visited tourist destinations on earth (Victoria Falls) and a middle-of-nowhere border crossing in the bush in western Zambia, where we had entered the country.  ...

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. ...

What does 30 million buy you in Zimbabwe?, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

What does 30 million buy you in Zimbabwe?

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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... take refuge in neighboring countries of South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique, Botswana. The situation is not a good one. As for Victoria Falls... it's a fantastic waterfall. Compared to the Iguazu it falls a bit short but still throws out a great ...

Livingstone to Victoria Falls and Zambezi River, Victoria Falls National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Livingstone to Victoria Falls and Zambezi River

A travel blog entry by jane-on-tour

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... almost 11pm and I’m struggling to stay awake.  Not content with the views (or lack of) of Victoria Falls yesterday we went over the border into Zimbabwe to see the main waterfalls. But before we got there we had to cross the impressive bridge ...

Goodbye Northern Experience Tour....., Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Goodbye Northern Experience Tour.....

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... Weather:   Sunny with cloudy periods, hot So here we were Michel and I twenty-nine (29) days later at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.   Our African journey which originated in Cape Town, South Africa had brought us here safe and sound but ...

A Day in the Life....school and village visit, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

A Day in the Life....school and village visit

A travel blog entry by currin

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... wants to be a pilot, escorted me around the area.  Edson, who also wants to be a pilot, escorted Dave.  FYI - the Victoria Falls airport is close by and so the presence of airplanes in the sky may be influencing the decision to be a pilot. We ...

Day 19-22 - Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 19-22 - Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by aporter

Before I go into Victoria Falls, I would like to explain a bit about Zimbabwe. You see, like many unfortunate countries in Africa, Zimbabwe has a few problems. The largest being that its president, Robert Mugbe, is a tyrant and in immediate need of ...

Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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Day 60 Today I went white water rafting in Zimbabwe with a few of my new friends! Most of the rapids were category 5, with one category 6 that we weren't able to do. Our raft got stuck in one rapid for a minute and we were giggling and being tossed all ...

Last Leg, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Last Leg

A travel blog entry by rtwexplorer

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... MUM AND DAD!! After that, it was back onto Stevie the truck for the last time to cross the border into Zimbabwe to the town called Victoria Falls. For those that don't know, the Zambezi river acts as the border between the two countries. Never has a ...

View on the Victoria Falls from Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

View on the Victoria Falls from Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by tilman

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... that this is the center, I couldn´t believe it. But you don´t go there to see the village.... There is a SPAR supermarket in Victoria Falls. A great place if you need cheap oil or pieces of chicken, but that´s it. Besides the falls there is another ...

Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by hlady

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Our next stop , Victoria falls in Zimbabwe, we had to fly into Zambia and get a transfer to vic falls, safari lodge. This was our big splurge, three days to spend recuperating from the long tour in a fancy hotel. Both Zambia and Zimbabwe were drastically ...

Catching the sun's first rays above the falls!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Catching the sun's first rays above the falls!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... , I was glad to doze a little bit longer this morning and enjoy, without feeling rushed, my last full day here in Victoria Falls! However, that didn't last very long!   By 6:30am, I was outside and walking the grounds catching the early ...

Caminho para Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Caminho para Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by foradecasa

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... 'metros de viagem.     No próximo post, a chegada a Victoria Falls e muitas histórias...  ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Projeto 20°12'............................................Projeto ...

Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by laureneden

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I went back to Zimbabwe to Victoria falls which was amazing, definatly one of the best things I've ever seen. I also went on bike ride around the national park and went swimming in the hippo and crocodile infested Zambezi river (I love the lack of ...

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