African Sun Amber Hotel Mutare
Travel Blogs from Mutare
... using imprints. Taking a copy sheet from the bank, I used the inked paper to press my pen on. Underneath would leave the imprint of the ink. It looks amazing! Whilst in my own little world I explored the park, I’m so glad I did. I came across the botanical gardens, usually you think ' botanical gardens’ What a boring, waste of time. However I was shocked when I saw the huge lakes and streams surrounded by flowers. I could have sat there and drawn all day, it was ...
At half 6 I woke up, I didn't know if I was dreaming when Martha said to wake up. 10 minutes later I was washed and ready to have a photograph near the waterfalls with the Zimbabwean flag. Last night was some what interesting, the power was intermittent and kept going off. Around 11:30 I was in the middle of sketching and it totally went off, I had no source of light and when I stuck my torch on loads of bugs flew at me. Now I understand why ...
... of you I guess will be somewhat familiar with Zimbabwe's political history. President Mugabe, who came to power in 1980 and still rules today. Under his tenure, his country has gone from being one of the most productive African economies, consistently held as a shining African example to being an isolated, regressive place, with 96%25252525 unemployment! 96%25252525! Despite this Zim is a much livelier place today than five years ago. In 2008 , Mugabe, facing his first real ...
... through on this trip. It is also the most difficult. No problems with the roads, directions, corruption, threats, or anything like that. Just the difficuty of getting any type of information. We did not encounter one other foreign tourist, and basically, just did not meet anyone who could or would recommend things to see, places to visit, restaurants, hotels, etc.
The owners of the campground where we are ...
... started to become much more hilly. The village we passed had the round huts with thatched roofs. We were more used to this in east Africa.
Very quickly, the clouds began to melt away and the cool morning gave way to a hot day. The hilly countryside turned more and more mountainous and was littered with baobab trees and candelabra cacttii. After lunch, we arrived at a junction ...
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