Travel Blogs from Zimbabwe

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Near death on Christmas Day in paradise, Aberfoyle, Zimbabwe travel blog

Near death on Christmas Day in paradise

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Waterfalls ...

Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... , but I think it is safe to say that Africa is the best place we've traveled to so far. The people we've met in Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia have been simply lovely, going out of their way to help us and just chat. And of course, the wildlife is ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

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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Day 29 - mid-afternoon Temperature: 38 Celsius Weather:  Sunny, blue sky with clouds, hot Lunch was eaten outside on the hotel's large terrace.   Decorated with bamboo patio sets, it felt good to sit down, relax and let the ambiance of ...

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 ...

Sabbath at Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Sabbath at Harare

A travel blog entry by aaronkdean

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... playing "good Samaritan".  I know there are a lot of fakes out there, but each case is different.  This was a Zimbabwe born woman, now living in South African who came to bring her grandmother's ashes to bury in her birthplace. Unfortunately the ...

A Difficult Journey for members, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

A Difficult Journey for members

A travel blog entry by aaronkdean

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... , but most had to leave for buses home. We returned to the Holiday Inn and checked Mike Mukarati and Mabasa Chichaia into the hotel and then had a quick lunch.  We will be discussing the UCG Zimbabwe church this evening after a quick nap.   ...

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 ...

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

Goodbye Northern Experience Tour.....

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... :   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 I ...

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