Travel Blogs from Zimbabwe

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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 ...

Getting all excited over my helicopter flight!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Getting all excited over my helicopter flight!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... from that country, I just couldn’t believe that now, I’d be flying over the famous Victoria Falls right here in Zimbabwe!   While getting all excited over my helicopter flight I also hoped to be able to sit right next to the ...

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, ...

3P's Lion Walk (Final Lion Walk), Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

3P's Lion Walk (Final Lion Walk)

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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Today is our last day of having an activity... I would have loved to walk with the 3A's again, but I chose the 3P's Lion Walk... afterall, they are why I came back, to see how they are all doing. The walk was fantastic, they were very playful.... ...

The Mist that Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

The Mist that Thunders

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... it was time to go to the see Victoria Falls. We wandered over trying to get past all the guys selling trillions of redundant Zimbabwe dollars and donned our raincoats ready to get drenched as April is one of the heaviest times of the year for the Victoria ...

Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders), Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders)

A travel blog entry by michellem143

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... (the Smoke that Thunders) is a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The falls are some of the largest in the world.  Victoria falls is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the ...

Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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For the last 3 days we have been in Victoria Falls, just on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.  The area is amazing,. and the falls are spectacular.  We arrived 3 days ago, and straight away got to booking what activities we were going to ...

The Smoke That Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

The Smoke That Thunders

A travel blog entry by marqual

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From Bulawayo, Zimbabwe we visited Matobo National Park. Here we were able to walk in the park and get quite close to a Rhino. We saw leopard tracks & poo, but have yet to see a leopard in our 45 days of safari so far. Matobo Park is also home to some ...

What a week!, Gulati Communal Land, Zimbabwe travel blog

What a week!

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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Just go with the flow… Honestly, I have no idea where to start with this blog, solely because I have had the most amazingly epic week… One would think after being five months into my sabbatical that things would become the norm but I ...

Elephant Walk And More Lions, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

Elephant Walk And More Lions

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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... election had happened yet), and the way forward for Zimbabwe. He had the same opinion that a number of other people in Zimbabwe had – things were improving at the moment but if “certain changes” happened in the government then the pace ...

Tomorrow the real fun begins....., Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Tomorrow the real fun begins.....

A travel blog entry by laheart

Day One - Sundowner Cruise, Dinner at Boma and about 30 mosquito bites Day Two - Walking tour of the falls & Lion walk....we were able to pet two lions that were about 18 months old Day Three - Swimming at the Devils swimming pool which is at the top ...

Out of Africa, Matusadona National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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Three times we've been to Zimbabwe and three times we've stayed at Bumihills.  Why?  It was our "Out of Africa" experience.  The lodge sits on top of a ridge overlooking Lake Kariba and a stone's throw from Matusadona National Park.  ...

Whitewater Rafting on the Zambezi, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Whitewater Rafting on the Zambezi

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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Girls woke me up in time for brekkie and to say goodbye to Loris, who was going to be leaving after her helicopter flight to go to Egypt to join another Geckos tour there. The water level was still too high so rapids 1 to 11 were not available yet, just ...

Opulent and decadent, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Opulent and decadent

A travel blog entry by annamac

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This morning we loaded in to a van and headed for Zimbabwe. The ride was pretty spectacular on both sides of the border and it was very quick even though we had quite a long wait at the border (there were loads of us on the van). Once we got in to ...

Here I am, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Here I am

A travel blog entry by kaila

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Hi everybody, sorry for the long boring one, thought I'd better bring you up to date a little...... I am in Vic Falls, Zimbabwe. Our house is a short walk from the Zambian border, and also the falls themselves. I have been here a couple of weeks ...

Paying homage to the Big Tree!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Paying homage to the Big Tree!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 28 - late afternoon Day 21 - Northern Experience Tour               38 Celsius, blue sky, hot Being one of the most important heritage sites in the area, the "Big Tree" of Victoria ...

Back to the Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Back to the Falls

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... on a hill - because of its comforts and location on a golf course.  We had stayed here on our second trip to Zimbabwe and we chose a room where we could see the spectacular sunsets.  One of the other great things is that wild animals can often ...

Day 5, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by shaleann

... of a foot long, nose to tail.  We might do a head mount. Our first trip to Harare was fun and interesting yesterday.  Zimbabwe was once a British Colony as was Jamaica so there are lots of similarities to me.  When we visited Debbie's mom I ...

Back to Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Back to Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... campsite. It was the last night for many people who left us in Victoria Falls. The following morning we left the beautiful Zimbabwe and headed into Botswana. I have to say, before this trip I was convinced Zimbabwe would be a dodgy place, but having ...

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