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... Falls took about 31/2 hours. Steven and the driver had an almost non stop Q&A session as we found out more of each other's countries. Ilala Lodge is a lovely establishment. For the first time in weeks we have both air conditioning and TV. We walked around some shops, then off the very comfortable bar and then dinner under the stars at the renowned Palm Restaurant, Crocodile ...
... postpone it till the next morning. After a lovely long siesta with the windows wide open and a monkeys wedding in full swing, we decided a high tea at The Victoria Falls Hotel was in order.
We caught the shuttle into town only to find it beautifully deserted and the streets clean from a wash of rain. The few Africans that did walk with us to the hotel were more interested in talking about the cricket than selling us stuff.
... find the flaws, some more glaring than others.
After breakfast we met as a group and walked through the township heading for the Falls. A big problem for tourists is the number of beggars and street vendors that determinedly follow you trying to get you to interact with them so they can sell you their wares. While walking you politely say "No thanks!" Again and again and again. They always start with where are you from? If you answer Australia, you ...
... Eats the Sun" by Peter Godwin, a memoir of growing up in Zimbabwe. Written by an award winning journalist, it is a scathing expose of life and politics after Mugabe is elected and begins to seize land from white farmers to redistribute to black Africans who have mostly never farmed before.
Tragically Zimbabwe has gone from being the bread basket of Africa to a nation of inefficient farms run by inept farmers; food production has fallen to ...
... have a bad lunch :)! An incredible start to our weekend in Victoria Falls!
There are come amazing videos showing the force of the Falls and their beauty....check them out below.
After lunch, we set up our tents at the centrally located Rest Camp and walked 15 mins to the entry of the Falls. The town and Falls were crowded with visitors from other parts of the country who ...