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Day 32, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

Day 32

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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DAY 32 Saturday, January 8, 2011 Happy 14th Birthday Ezra Zane Cluff!! Today we have big plans for Ezzie that I will have to write about tomorrow with photos!  It won't be a day he will ever forget.  But first let me size up yesterday. Debbie ...

Last stop: Victoria Falls National Park!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Last stop: Victoria Falls National Park!

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

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No entry… all pictures are taken at Victoria Falls National ...

Sep 18, 2011, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Sep 18, 2011

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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Books, books and more books!, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Books, books and more books!

A travel blog entry by srwinterburn

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... and then an area with younger lions (in enclosures!) a 300 year old Galapagos turtle, some rare white lions (the only 2 in Zimbabwe) and various other animals including some week old leopard turtles - very cute! It has been really nice to spend some time ...

Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Harare

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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Harare. ...

Day 25,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 25

A travel blog entry by shaleann

Day 25 Saturday, January 1, 2011 Happy New Year!  Wow, 2011! Amazing!   Debbie and I drove into town to see her mom.  (Its about a 40 minute drive from Mwanga to Harare.)  Gran wasn't getting enough oxygen in the night so they ...

Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by behi

... of bullshit. The minibuses we've seen have been in better (or at least the same) shape as every other country's we've visited. Zimbabwe's another country like any. At least for a traveler. No, He-who-shall-not-be-named was not waiting for us at the ...

Binga 1, Binga, Zimbabwe travel blog

Binga 1

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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 Binga ...

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 ...

Quiet time spent at the Grand Old Lady!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Quiet time spent at the Grand Old Lady!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 31 - noon/early afternoon Temperature: 37 Celsius Weather:   Blue sky, hot For the last two days, I've been running around a good part of Victoria Falls’ town doing one activity after another!   As one would say, it was ...

The Victoria Falls Hotel....a Grand Old Lady!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

The Victoria Falls Hotel....a Grand Old Lady!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 29 - late morning Temperature: 38 Celsius Weather:  Blue sky, sunny with few clouds, hot Duly welcomed us to the Victoria Falls Hotel with open arms!   More than six feet tall, he appeared like a towering giant as he stood ...

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 ...

Rise and shine.....its departure day!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Rise and shine.....its departure day!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 33 - morning Temperature:   35 Celsius Weather:   Hot, blue sky, cloudy periods Through my room’s curtains, the piercing rays of the sun could be seen in between cracks.   Without wasting any more minutes, I was ...

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 ...

Tram ride all the way to the Victoria Falls Bridge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Tram ride all the way to the Victoria Falls Bridge

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... numbers were given to the officers.  After all, we were entering a no-man’s land where the bridge separated Zimbabwe and Zambia!   The sight of the Victoria Falls Bridge soon came into view.   Sprays of mist could be ...

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 ...

Watching the sunset above the waterhole!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Watching the sunset above the waterhole!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 32 - evening Temperature:   35 Celsius Weather:   warm evening The setting was right out of a textbook with a beautiful bright sun shining high above the waterhole!   While its powerful rays reflected smoothly on the water's ...

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