Travel Blogs from Zimbabwe

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At the Cloud That Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

At the Cloud That Thunders

A travel blog entry by bumihills

Our third stop in Victoria Falls and our second stay at the Elephant Hills Hotel.... The town of Victoria Falls isn't much but the hotels in the area are wonderful.  Again we visited the beautiful falls and crossed the bridge for a brief look into ...

Going down the hard road!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Going down the hard road!

A travel blog entry by grahamyoung

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... all around high-fived us and shook our hands. Zambia drew the match, but it was enough to get them to the next round. It was a fun end to our two and a half months together. I am now traveling on my own in Zimbabwe and will tell you all about it ...

Day 16,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 16

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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DAY 16 Thursday, December 23 What an all around African Day we had today!  We went out on the lake for a day filled with swimming, picnicking on crocodile isle, game viewing and loads of fishing!  We saw elephants, hippos, crocs, hundreds of ...

Reuniting With the Family Amongst the Hippos, Kariba, Zimbabwe travel blog

Reuniting With the Family Amongst the Hippos

A travel blog entry by theresapitts

After saying goodbye to wonderful friends made over the past month during the overland tour, it was now time to head to Kariba. This was to be the site for the Harrison family reunion, of which the Pitts' are a branch (and also the site to see my family ...

Weekend u znajomych, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Weekend u znajomych

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Drogi Tato, W dniu Swieta Ojca, zycze Ci aby Pan Bog blogoslawil Cie obfitoscia swoich lask a przede wszystkim zdrowiem i pokojem. Niech kazdego dnia wypelnia Twoje serce swoja miloscia i radoscia! Wszystkiego Najlepszego!:))) Aga PS Teraz przez miesiac ...

Day 39,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 39

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Day 39 Saturday, January 15 Happy Birthday Popeye!  It's actually still the 14th in Oregon but it's Dad's birthday in Zim! I had the most luxurious hot shower this morning!  Thankful! After breakfast we are heading different directions.  ...

Jacarandas, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Jacarandas

A travel blog entry by aemaddern

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Took the girls down the street...(well actually forced Izzi and Abbi came along willingly) to take pictures. The Jacarandas are blooming right now and we live on one of a few blocks in Alexandra Park where I think they are the most ...

Sleeping with Hyenas, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Sleeping with Hyenas

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... people's skulls in the night did not! So, regardless of these stories we were on our way. The bush as you get to Northern Zimbabwe is simply amazing and exactly what you hope to see in Africa. You can see the bush for miles, with mountains, koppies and ...

Sunrise over the Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Sunrise over the Falls

A travel blog entry by hayleyford

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This morning a few of us got up early to get to the Falls for 6am to watch the sunrise. Johnny decided to stay in bed but I happily went without him. What can I say, it was beautiful! The sunrise and sunsets here in Africa are lovely as the sun literally ...

Elephant Ride, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

Elephant Ride

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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Today we did an Elephant Ride which was very very worth while, I loved it so much... I have been on these Elephants before when I was here last year, but my ride this time was fantatstic. I was on Amai (yeah, she was a good girl) and Stu was on one of ...

Day 37,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 37

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Day 37 Thursday, January 13 Short note to say that Aidan is much better this morning.  No Fever!  Praise God!  I can't tell you how stressful that was!  Sheesh!  Gran was stable and restful throughout the day.  Hopefully ...

Up close and personal with the rhinos, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe travel blog

Up close and personal with the rhinos

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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We had to leave the adorable little lions behind and headed to Bulawayo. There we went on a fabulous trip into Matobo National Park where we saw some cave paintings, learned about the medicinal properties of the plants and climbed to the top of a crazy ...

Marine Corps Annual Spud Run, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Marine Corps Annual Spud Run

A travel blog entry by aemaddern

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You guessed it Abbi won for her age division! The Marines put on an annual Spun Run which is an obstacle course run by the Marines to raise money for the Marine Ball. The obstacle consisted of a waterside, tires to crawl thru, running around dodging ...

DAY 15, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

DAY 15

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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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 ...

Day 12, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States 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 ...

Birthday Time!, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Birthday Time!

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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... normally spend my birthday,.  It was a funny day.  We had an early set off, at 7 am, and reached the border with Zimbabwe by 8.30.  We had been briefed by rach about how to get through with minimum fuss, as getting into the country has been ...

Elephant Training/Jo'Anna the Goanna!, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

Elephant Training/Jo'Anna the Goanna!

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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Today we did Elephant Training, we posed with the Elephants... we were with Tombi, who was very well behaved. We both got photos of us on her knee and on her back.... Stuart managed to 'fall' gracefull off her before getting on... he misjudge how ...

The Makgadikgadi to Mugabe, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

The Makgadikgadi to Mugabe

A travel blog entry by afrikanskies

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... in Kasane we only had time to quickly stock up on US$ then set off in search of the Kazungula border crossing into Zimbabwe. Having previously planned our visit to Zimbabwe on our return leg south from Ethiopia, our plans had to change when we found out ...

Spacer z Lwami, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

Spacer z Lwami

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Jestem na wycieczce z trzema znajomymi (z Polski) ojca Tomka. Jestem w parku Antelope Park w okolicach Gweru. O szoster rano bylismy na spacerze z lwami, mialam tez okazje jechac na sloniu. Aga napisala: "Wszystko bylo raczej bezpiecznie... choc prawda ...

Misty, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Misty

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... to deserve this extra attention?  It’s nice to feel wanted, but not like this. As of this past Sunday, the Zimbabwe government has discontinued issuing multiple VISAs, meaning that if you want to go to Zambia for the day (which also requires a ...

GREAT NEWS!!, Gulati Communal Land, Zimbabwe travel blog

GREAT NEWS!!

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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... so young with no previous convictions, so he was released!! The actual case is still pending but supposedly the way things work here in Zimbabwe, it will take YEARS for it to be heard and because it is such a minor case, it is likely it just falls ...

So this is what it looks like...., Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

So this is what it looks like....

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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... , and not in a good way because people’s crops are failing due to drought. So please keep Gulati village, Matopos and Zimbabwe in your prayers as they prepare for a failed harvest… Our discussions and prayers here at the moment is that the ...

Ghost Town and the Smoke that Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Ghost Town and the Smoke that Thunders

A travel blog entry by newguy2120

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... , I just gave up. The border crossing was less frustrating than I had anticipated, and I bought a 100 Trillion Dollar Zimbabwe note from a street vendor. The Zimbabwe currency had defaulted last year, making these notes worthless. Nonetheless I bought ...

Nyanga weekend break, Nyanga, Zimbabwe travel blog

Nyanga weekend break

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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Nyanga - a weekend ...

Plumtree - poczatki, Plumtree, Zimbabwe travel blog

Plumtree - poczatki

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Submitted by Bartek "Jestem w Plumtree, przyjechalam w Poniedzialek.   W drodze z lotniska zatrzymalismy sie na obiad.  Dostalam pokoj z lazienka w domu dla podrozujacych. Poznalam juz dwie sasiadki - panie ktore pracuja w kuchni, ...

The salon without scissors..., Victoria Falls , Zimbabwe travel blog

The salon without scissors...

A travel blog entry by 123donal

... shone much stronger in Zambia and the walk to clear both borders was rather calitente. We managed to hitch a lift back to Zimbabwe with a school truck transporting pupils across the parapet. I called out "Ang Funi" which means "I'm local" in Shona and on ...

Day 11, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by shaleann

Saturday December 18 7:00 a.m. Happy Birthday Gent and Gene! One week until Christmas! Then one week until New Years Day! Then one week until Ezzie turns 14! Then one week until my dad turns 72! Then just a couple more days and we fly home!  Time? ...

ZIMBOBWE, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

ZIMBOBWE

A travel blog entry by linda-wright

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Nov 17 We traveled by plane from Joburg to Victoria Falls Zimbobwe today. It was well worth the trip. A one hour flight but we were still served a very tasty meal complete with wine. It has been very hot here. I am writing this all tucked under my ...

Zim and Zam, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zim and Zam

A travel blog entry by colin

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... to do. We did get to watch the rugby here too (yawn).  Then another day driving to Zambia. One night near Lasuka then into Zimbabwe. Us kiwis (8 of us on the truck) get into Zimbabwe free (Aussies pay $30, Poms and Irish $55. We all got into ...

Great African Trek Week 3, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Great African Trek Week 3

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... and Zimbabwean money, eventually I bought some Zimbabwean Trillion and Billion Dollar notes from them just to get some peace. The Zimbabwe currency collapsed a couple of years ago due to massive inflation so the US Dollar is now the currency of choice, ...

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