Travel Blogs from Zimbabwe

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Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Dzisiaj ogladalam Victoria ...

Week with papa J, Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Week with papa J

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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Apart from the coaches workshop and opening day, Papa J and I also got up to a few different things while he was here for the week which included... Getting hoops for the Silozwe court, sourcing the site, visiting Antelope Park and making friends with a ...

Where has the time gone?!, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Where has the time gone?!

A travel blog entry by srwinterburn

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So I have been here for pretty much 2 weeks (when I am writing this) and time seems to be running away with me. It seems like yesterday that I left England though I can't quite believe that I will be leaving again in just 2 weeks. It has really shown me ...

Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Victoria Falls

A travel blog entry by heatherkassab

Spent 2 nights in Victoria ...

Victoria Falls and Beyond, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Victoria Falls and Beyond

A travel blog entry by l.jardine

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... but it was absolutely hilarious. Probably not to you but its making me laugh just relaying this and i want to set the scene of Zimbabwe to you! So back to Matopas National Park. This is just outside the City of Bulawayo and is home to many Rhinos. So ...

Amazing, amazing eastern highlands of Zimbabwe, Mutare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Amazing, amazing eastern highlands of Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by yfjell

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... at Hivu Nursery, as well as her daughter. Learnt a lot about the hardship they are facing, and also about the history of Zimbabwe the last 20 years. I gave a donation to her and her family, hoping that it might help getting the daughters educated. Note ...

Zimbabwe :), Bulawayo , Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe :)

A travel blog entry by 123donal

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... for a number of charities based around the city. It was really interesting to see the maps for the aid organisations working in Zimbabwe, with Oxfam in charge of three areas and various oths controlling the north/south etc. We had a long lunch and ...

Guest Coaches, Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe travel blog

Guest Coaches

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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So it has been over 6 months now that I have been working with the local youth here in Gulati and well, seeing my face everyday has to be getting a little repetitive (I know I would be sick of myself!!). In October we had Sarah and Vicky from Ireland ...

Day 14,  Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe , Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by shaleann

... Picture the little island on Disney's Jungle ride.  Its a little bigger and a little farther from shore.  Saidi had a delicious cottage pie (a British version of a shepherds pie) waiting for us.   It was another great day in Zimbabwe! ...

Zimbabwe - what a people and what a country!!!, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zimbabwe - what a people and what a country!!!

A travel blog entry by yfjell

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... scene than I am used to though, people are the same whereever you go. That is something I have learned over and over again. They just want to be happy, make a decent living for themselves and be social animals. Norway, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, all the ...

Wandering out at night!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Wandering out at night!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 30 - late evening Temperature:   33 Celsius Weather:  dark night, hot Once again, the security guard from the Victoria Falls Hotel escorted us on the short distance walk which separated this hotel from the Kingdom Resort!   ...

Zip, zip and away!, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Zip, zip and away!

A travel blog entry by currin

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Today was the first time we had optional tours to choose from or figure out your own free day. Some enjoyed the helicopter ride over Victoria Falls where they got great photos of the river, island and falls.  Those that did the Elephant Walk had a ...

A 'rest' at Vic Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

A 'rest' at Vic Falls

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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... over the edge of the gorge. The Mighty Zambezi, having started in Angola, wends it's way across Africa passing through Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi before finding the sea in Mozambique. We didn't go to see the falls from the Zambia side (the Zambezi ...

DAY 21,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

DAY 21

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Just a quick note as we head of the Island at Kariba!  WE had such a huge day on the water yesterday.  And a beautiful breakfast at a REMOTE lodge called Spurwing in the middle of Kariba. Found a dead hippo and stole his teeth. ...

Day 29,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 29

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Day 29 Wednesday, January 5, 2011 I stayed at the farm yesterday and enjoyed a relaxing day around the lodge.  Ken and I and the kids went on a little hike.  We found a stem filled with Flame Lillies.  A bright red lily that grows only in ...

Day 6,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by shaleann

DAY 6 TUESDAY December 14th Today will be a busy day packing for our two week trip to Lake Kariba.  We will be staying in what Debbie's mum calls their "fishing shack" on a small island.  I know it has three bedrooms, a bath and electricity so ...

Return to Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

Return to Harare

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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  Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe and its largest city with about two million inhabitants.       Arriving at the Meikles for our third stay there was like returning home.  The comforts of the hotel and the delicious foods ...

Rhino's in the rain, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe travel blog

Rhino's in the rain

A travel blog entry by kazntrsawsmadvn

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... our attempt to see the remaining wildlife that we have missed so far in Africa. Trying to find Rhino's on yet another rainy Zimbabwe afternoon, just drizzly mind... is no mean feat and with the woodland growing at an alarming rate that you can only see a ...

Rhino Stalking!, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe travel blog

Rhino Stalking!

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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... up in an old safari outfitted Toyota truck that was just shy of 400,000 km.  Once we reached Matopo National Park in Zimbabwe the day of education began.  We drove along roads that were sandy at best, and rock outcrops at worse.  Andy ...

This is freaky must see!!, Gweru, Zimbabwe travel blog

This is freaky must see!!

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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Hopefully we have not bored you all with these picture but taking two 11 month old lion cubs out for their evening walk adds a totally surreal dimension to a Sunday afternoon stroll. The pictures really speak for themselves, we were both blown away by ...

All roads lead to Chinhoyi, Harare, Zimbabwe travel blog

All roads lead to Chinhoyi

A travel blog entry by srwinterburn

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So the African part of my adventure has come to an end. I cannot quite believe that it has been nearly a month since I arrived. When I left my last blog I was about to go away for the night to Pamuzinda. We arrived on Thursday lunch time after ...

Dr Livingstone, I Presume, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Dr Livingstone, I Presume

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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... trinket sellers were out in full force as we walked along, trying to sell us the ubiquitous carvings and old Zimbabwe currency - i.e. $1 trillion dollar notes. (Due to the outrageous inflation of the Zimbabwean money, the currency of Zimbabwe is now the ...

The Smoke That Thunders, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

The Smoke That Thunders

A travel blog entry by africabound14

"Soul-stirring power Breath-taking beauty Life-elevating majesty          ~ Sri Chinmoy (Founder World Harmony Run 2010 whose Peace Blossom Plaque graces Devil's Cataract lookout at Vic Falls) Mosi-oa-Tunya - " the Smoke that ...

Juliasdale, Nyanga, Zimbabwe travel blog

Juliasdale

A travel blog entry by ccinafrica

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Next morning the world champion of car packing Amy made Little Red ready for the trip to Zimbabwe. Cecilie and I each had plenty of room in back even though we could not actually see eachother. After a good breakfast we were on the road - for about 100 ...

Skydiving, Vic Falls, Zimbabwe travel blog

Skydiving

A travel blog entry by kaila

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Wooooooooooooooowwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!! I went skydiving this morning!!!! 12,000 feet. It was so incredibly exhilirating, liberating even - Nick ;) We had 30 seconds of freefall, tumbling and it seems i forgot to breathe until we stopped ...

Home sweet home..., Gulati Communal Land, Zimbabwe travel blog

Home sweet home...

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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It has been over two months since I first arrived in Zimbabwe and just like Cape Town, I am feeling right at home! It is now a norm to rise at the crack of dawn and be in bed before most 10-year-old kids… It is a norm eating sadza (maize meal dish) ...

Na motorze, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe travel blog

Na motorze

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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urodziny, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe travel blog

urodziny

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Na ...

Desperate Times..., Gulati Communal Land, Zimbabwe travel blog

Desperate Times...

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

It is 5am and I have been up since 3.30am.... Reason for my early rise.... Internet!!! I am so rural that I might have the opportunity to venture into town once or twice a week to connect to the outside world... this morning is one of those days! We are ...

Day 32,  Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe travel blog

Day 32

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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 ...

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