Travel Blogs from Zimbabwe

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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 ...

Zimbabwe Bound via Mozambique (With Malawi), Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe Bound via Mozambique (With Malawi)

A travel blog entry by ashfricansafari

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... (first movie/TV in 2 months!) So ridiculous but so fun! This morning we crossed our most intensive border yet: Mozambique to Zimbabwe, and amongst the cholera warning signs we unpacked the truck, got our visas, and carried on. Harare was a bit of a funny ...

DAY 20,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

DAY 20

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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DAY 20 Monday, December 27th Head Count!  All crocs present and accounted for.  First thing this morning the kids filled the tub with water and "bathed" with their crocs. Calvin, Malcolm, Twix and CrocoDillia tried to enjoy their new friends as ...

Hwange to Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Hwange to Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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We stopped off in Hwange National Park for the day and went on a game drive. It was nice but we did not see as much game as in other parks. However I got to see a crocodile which I have not seen yet (apart from in Australia) and also some hippos out of ...

Antelope Park, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

Antelope Park

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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We arrived at Antelope Park at ...

Cub Viewing - Amanzi, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

Cub Viewing - Amanzi

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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Today we did a cub viewing and saw the most gorgeous 4 month old cub called Amanzi, and we got a sneaky look at 4 baby cubs (Sons of Lulu and Max), they are only 2 months old - have a look at the pictures. During the cub viewing Stuart was brutally ...

Great Park, Ellies galore and Wild Dogs, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Great Park, Ellies galore and Wild Dogs

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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Meet the gang!!, Gulati Communal Land, Zimbabwe travel blog

Meet the gang!!

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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... … They had stolen a goat from a local field, slaughtered and eaten it. Stealing livestock is a huge offense here in Zimbabwe and the two guys were caught. Padon was released because of certain circumstances but sadly, Shane was sentenced to 6 months ...

Day 40, Enterpise Valley, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 40

A travel blog entry by shaleann

Day 40 Sunday, January 16 Well, day 39  didn't turn out as planned.  We woke up to another set back with Gran.  She developed a pulmonary ambulism (embulism?) in her lung over night.  Something like a huge blood clot as I understand ...

Zimbabalooba!, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabalooba!

A travel blog entry by weixiao

... of his visits. It was great to see development projects in action. I was also very keen to see the Zimbabwean countryside. I wanted to know where all the people were and get a glimpse of the 'real' Zimbabwe! Time was too short. I was very sad to ...

Vic Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Vic Falls

A travel blog entry by mattgottwald

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... , slower pace of life for a few days which has been nice. After an amazing couple of days in Chobe we headed to the Zimbabwe border which can be notoriously slow. We were lucky and arrived just before a couple of big groups so got across in about an hour. ...

Walking under the famous falls bridge!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Walking under the famous falls bridge!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... of walking the bridge’s full length of 198 meters (650 feet) from the Zambian side of the country all the way to the Zimbabwe one!     Let’s not forget, all of this while being suspended at 111 meters (333 feet) above the ...

3 hours and i uploaded 4 photo's !!!!!!!, Various, Zimbabwe travel blog

3 hours and i uploaded 4 photo's !!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by jimbarnard

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Here goes. Some photos of the three weeks in Zimbabwe should be attached to this entry if i can get the hang of the damn technology ...

Up, up and away....flying over the Victoria Falls!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Up, up and away....flying over the Victoria Falls!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 31 - late morning Temperature:   37 Celsius Weather:   Blue skies, sunny and  hot It's funny how things are!   The song "Up, up and away…." rapidly came in my mind as the helicopter lifted from the ...

great Zimbabwe ruins, Masvingo, Zimbabwe travel blog

great Zimbabwe ruins

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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quick stop on my west-bound trip across Zim. ...

4 countries, 3 time zones, 2 planes and 1 car!, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

4 countries, 3 time zones, 2 planes and 1 car!

A travel blog entry by srwinterburn

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The next day... After a fairly stressful trip to the airport involving a tree across the road and flooding I finally arrived at the airport and got myself to the right place. Check-in again wasn't a piece of cake with various errors involving amount of ...

Zim, one long road-block, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zim, one long road-block

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... me and it was good to catch up. They seem to have made it to the other side of the financial crisis in Zimbabwe without being too heavily affected, although in essence people have become trapped there unless they are incredibly wealthy or have help from ...

Day 8 or is it 9?, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

Day 8 or is it 9?

A travel blog entry by shaleann

THURSDAY December 16 WOW! What a drive!  This is a beautiful Country!  I'm sitting on Debbie's Lake Kariba island watching the sun rise, listening to the hippos snort.  Word has it that four people have been eaten by a croc this month (to ...

Day 10 I think?, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

Day 10 I think?

A travel blog entry by shaleann

FRIDAY December 17 Ten Bull Elephants!  Remind me to tell you the story!  I do have some frightfully up close and personal photos to post when I can!  We got the boat, took a swim at the marina's pool and watched hippos and crocs from the ...

Day 10 I think?,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 10 I think?

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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FRIDAY December 17 Ten Bull Elephants!  Remind me to tell you the story!  I do have some frightfully up close and personal photos to post when I can!  We got the boat, took a swim at the marina's pool and watched hippos and crocs from the ...

Day 11,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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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? ...

Standing next to a cheetah!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Standing next to a cheetah!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 30 - mid-morning Temperature: 36 Celsius Weather:  Blue sunny sky, hot The sight of the cheetah lying on the terrace right in front of me caught me by surprise!   At that exact moment, my breath was cut short and I dared not ...

A wonder of the world off the list, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

A wonder of the world off the list

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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... nbsp; We bought a few things in the market because it was so cheap.  There were even people trying to sell the old Zimbabwe currency.  You can by a one trillion-dollar note for 1USD.  Too bad that they are not worth anything anymore.  ...

White-knuckle rafting on Zambezi's white-water, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

White-knuckle rafting on Zambezi's white-water

A travel blog entry by mattersdorff

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Ahead of us lies the most fearsome monster we've yet encountered. More fearsome than a lion, more powerful than an elephant, more crazy than a hyena, more unpredictable than a hippo. Here we were, two hopeless and defenceless tourists putting our ...

The teacher becomes the student!, Gulati Communal Land, Zimbabwe travel blog

The teacher becomes the student!

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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... put through some pretty vigorous sessions every morning…. I was so impressed with everyone because they didn’t let the intense Zimbabwe summer heat stop them from jumping right into the drills (when I say heat I am talk 40 degrees Celsius and ...

We're finally here......at Victoria Falls!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

We're finally here......at Victoria Falls!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... ; Poor him! A marble monument which had the shape of Zimbabwe’s country had “Welcome to Mosi-oa-Tunya Victoria Falls Zimbabwe" inscribed on it.  I just couldn’t resist and ran right next to it to have my picture taken! The ...

Hwange, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Hwange

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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Hwange National ...

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