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Travel Blogs from Victoria Falls

Wonders of the world

A travel blog entry by premiertravel

89

... David Livingston (Livingston, I presume) was the first white man to see the falls. These falls are one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. One doesn’t need to do a maid of the mist boat trip like Niagara Falls, because the spray from these falls is like a torrential down pour. Imagine a fire hose pointed right at you but without the force.

Thank goodness Desai told us to wear sandals and light weight clothing or shorts. I ...

Beautiful Day in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

A travel blog entry by sabjean42

5

... very open about politics, the economy and the challenges of his job. He was traveling with a nephew, 12, a son, 9 and three very articulate and goal oriented daughters. The 23 year old daughter has been studying Electrical Engineering in China for 4 years. She spoke of the challenges of being a foreign student, her mastery of Mandarin and job opportunities when she graduates in August. We shared a breath taking sunset and agreed to stay in ...

The Amazing Victoria Falls and Livingstone

A travel blog entry by johneklund

19

... from the British who kept lumping different bits of Southern Africa together like a dodgy jigsaw puzzle with no accord for local wants and needs. They did eventually listen to local wishes through a referendum splitting Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi from each other as they were originally all in Northern Rhodesia. More recent Zambian history involves the creation of a single party state after the first president dissolved all opposition parties (a ...

Into the Smoke That Thunders

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

3
27

... to take photos of the falls and be the shameless tourist that I had hoped to be on the one leg of my trip where I really had no qualms about being a shameless tourist. Either way, you can see from the photos, Victoria Falls does not disappoint. Throughout my myriad "holy ****" moments, I was accompanied by several Zambians staying at the hostel, who I hung out with later that day. They kindly introduced me to the world of eating Nshima, a ground up maize ...

The smoke that thunders

A travel blog entry by jenniferbowman

30

... border, straddled the country line in no
man’s land on the bridge and took a pictures with both the Zimbabwe
and Zambian signs. They have been at peace with each other since they
became independent from Britain decades ago.

We saw cute monkeys and big baboons at the border crossing. One
baboon had a little one on its chest nursing, hanging on as the
mother ran away from us. There were ...

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