Visiting Zimbabwe's medieval city
Trip Start May 03, 2011
148Trip End Jan 31, 2013
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Dormatory in the park
It was not easy to get there but eventually I did and arranged myself a guide. For $21 I had the entrance including a guided tour by a guy called Lovemore. He showed me around and explained the histroy which was very interesting. Because his wife and kid were somewhere else we decided to go for dinner together somewhere outside the monument and a 15 minute walk. We got dinner for $1 (sadza with beef and vegetables) which tasted good. Went for a beer afterwards and played some darts together
In the morning took a shower and was accompanied by some curious monkeys. I've already seen a lot of monkeys but still they are amazing interesting animals.
- From Harare to Great Zimbabwe go to the Mbale bus station in Harare and get a bus to Masvingo ($8, 5 hours) and from there get a bus to Great Zimbabwe. This is not straightforward as you have to walk through Masvingo and ask where you can get on a bus. You'll be dropped at a junction and from there it's a 15 minute walk to Great Zimbabwe.