Our first night in Vic Falls we opted for what is called a Booze Cruise. A sunset boat tour of the Zambezi above the Falls, short stops at the various islands that dot the river to look for wildlife, all accompanied with hors d'oeuvres and your drink of choice. The four of us had a small boat to ourselves, complete with pilot and waiter, though the waiter had little enough to do. Once we were underway, the scenery and the animals were so fascinating, food and drink was quickly forgotten.
Our first hippo wasn't overly friendly. In fact, with a wide yawn, he suggested we disappear, then vanished under the water. We took his suggestion to heart (hippos kill more people in Africa than ...Read More