Travel Blogs from Zimbabwe

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War Vets and Yorkshire Pudding, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

War Vets and Yorkshire Pudding

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... fought in the war. Whatever their age or distinction, war vets have been responsible for destroying much of Zimbabwe's agricultural and economic infrastructure. Shortages of basic foodstuffs and other commodities are a direct result of their actions, ...

The Land That Coke Forgot, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

The Land That Coke Forgot

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... deceptively simple. In an attempt to shore up his power, Robert Mugabe, president since independence, diverted blame for Zimbabwe's economic decline by scapegoating foreigners, Western states, white farmers, and even homosexuals. Finally, in the late ...

Rafting Mania, Vic Falls/Zambia, Zimbabwe travel blog

Rafting Mania

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... over you will need to swim under and grab the safety rope - piece of shit.... - said the rafting guide! Hello Again from Zimbabwe and Zambia as I have crossed the border about 15 times today across the mighty Zambezi river. Yep time to understand the ...

Border (lack of) control : straight lines!, Beitbridge, South Africa travel blog

Border (lack of) control : straight lines!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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First steps in the land of my dreams, Massvingo, Zimbabwe travel blog

First steps in the land of my dreams

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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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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... Westerners. And the police will not assist or protect. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs strictly warns against visiting Zimbabwe. Civil war must eventually occur - too many people are suffering. And when it does, foreigners will be ...

Mana Pools, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Mana Pools

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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http://www.newzimbabwe.com/news-3707-Lions%20eat%20man%20in%20outdoors%20shower/news.aspx Nothing like this happened  while I was there, didn't even see any lions. However, I did get to see several Hyenas and a pack of African Wild Dogs which are ...

Day 12,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by shaleann

DAY 12 Sunday December 19th Trusting you got my back log of posts on Saturday.  I hoped that I would be able to get some photos uploaded from Mr. Pringle's house as well but no such luck. We had another great rain storm in the evening.  It ...

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 ...

Marine Corps Ball, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Marine Corps Ball

A travel blog entry by aemaddern

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Brian and I attended our first ever Marine Corp Ball, we had such a great time! Great company and dancing the night away! My girlfriend Heather Rhodes and I designed our own dresses, made with African fabrics and by a local seamstress. We felt we ...

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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... dark, and quite cold) to shower, have a quick breakfast, and catch a taxi at 7am from our campsite across the border to Zimbabwe.  The Zambezi Waterfront Resort, where we were camping, was only a short 7 kilometers from the border, and our goal was ...

Day 1, Harare Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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THURSDAY  December 8th 2010 Well, Here we are at Mwanga Lodge, 22.5 kilometers from Zimbabwe's Capital city of Harare. We arrived late on the 8th.  Our flight was so late that the customs officials had gone home to bed.  Favor!  We had ...

At least it's not malaria, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe travel blog

At least it's not malaria

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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... in all I was pretty impressed with how easy and reasonable cheap it was to take care of this. Other than a $50 lab fee the 3 medications only cost $7. I'll wait until after I get out of Zimbabwe to mention the other interesting event that ...

Day 7,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by shaleann

... them every week for thirteen years when he was a park ranger.  He's managed  several of the largest national parks in Zimbabwe.  We are scheduled to depart at 8:00 a.m.   The lion cubs are going to a sitter.  We'll miss ...

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. ...

longo caminho de volta, chimoio, Mozambique travel blog

longo caminho de volta

A travel blog entry by betuca

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Estou a caminho de volta para Europa. Em alguns dias estarei em terras de "primeiro mundo" (usando essa expressao que saiu de moda, mas que pra mim faz mais sentido hoje do que quando ela ainda era utilizada). Estou aproveitando a longa viagem de volta ...

Time to celebrate!, Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Time to celebrate!

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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Last night was Modester's (my host mom here in Zim) 40th birthday. Well technically, last week was but sadly we had to cancel the surprise party we had planned due to the tragic passing of Willard’s sister. So last night we threw a small party ...

Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Masvingo, Zimbabwe travel blog

Great Zimbabwe Ruins

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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... melt marshmallows in their cups. After some prodding from us Kenny spoke to us about the recent history of Zimbabwe; Mugabe, drought, hyperinflation, corruption, currency & administration changes… seems that the initiation of the power sharing ...

Day 22,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 22

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Day 22 Wednesday, DEC 29  It rained ALL night long!  Everything is muddy and the tents are soaked!  We  had breakfast at 7:00 and started packing things up.  Lots to do and a long drive home to Mwanga ...

Day 23,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 23

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Day 23 Thursday December 30 Well, gee, where to begin.  This will take awhile so wait 'til you have a minute to start reading.  We've had a very long twenty four hours since Wednesday.  By the time we got everything packed and down to the ...

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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... crisis and on the brink of an uprising by the people. The shelves are empty. There is nothing to buy with your billion zimbabwe dollars. Even the people can't get corn to feed themselves. The elections were a few days off by the time we left, ...

Work in progress..., Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Work in progress...

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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As you all have read, back in February my father came for a visit to help run a coaching clinic and to also be here for the official opening of the Gulati Community Court. Even though these were both huge successes, his main goal for visiting was to ...

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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... 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 that links the two countries, Allen ...

Day 15,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 15

A travel blog entry by shaleann

DAY 15 WEDNESDAY, December 22 early morning The boat engine was finally fixed and ready for a grand day on Lake Kariba! Before we left the boat dock, Ezra dropped a worm in the water and caught a nice cat fish.  First fish gets a piece of ...

Carrage Ride, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

Carrage Ride

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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Today we went non a carrage rise with Matthew, out guide. We saw many animals, (basically everything we ate at out BBQ!).... we even got to see the Giraffe! We got to stop off at the Breeding Project.... my goodness, Max is massive, him and Lulu ...

Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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During my 9 months in Zim I got to travel around a fair bit and experienced lots of different things.  I got to visit the rural areas aswell as flying over Victoria Falls in a ...

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

Day 19-22 - Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by aporter

... it was quite stunning. I'd love to go back when the water is at it's highest level. Here's some photos! As my time in Zimbabwe and Africa came to a close I looked back at all the amazing memories I had made. It had been the experience of a ...

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 ...

day 2, Harare Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

day 2

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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FRIDAY  December 9th 2010 Again, we woke at 5:30 to watch Africa's best graze past our veranda.  A kind fellow brought us tea and coffee to sip as took in the show!  What a delight! We joined the Putterills in the main lodge for breakfast ...

Last Leg, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Last Leg

A travel blog entry by rtwexplorer

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... it. THANKS 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 ...

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