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Stories and Tips Zimbabwe

Elephant Camp, near Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Written by willis on 27 Nov, 2000

First of all of must say that this special treat was expensive - about 300USD per person per night. But, in return, we had a fabulous experience and a real chance to interact with the elephants. Lodgings are provided in four 2 person…Read More

Tea and Crumpets

Written by Peregrine on 15 Nov, 2000

There is a little teahouse at Great Zimbabwe that looks almost like the Seven Dwarfs might inhabit it. Tucked amongst the acacias, it is a little thatched rondoval surrounded with flower gardens and stone walkways. Outside are stone tables and benches with thatched…Read More

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Written by Peregrine on 14 Nov, 2000

Color. That was my first impression. The intense blue of the sky and the bush just the color of a tawny lion. Trees blooming everywhere, even along the roads. Jacaranda, poinsettia, bougainvillea. And roses, beautiful roses. Once in the…Read More

Local Crafts

Written by Peregrine on 14 Nov, 2000

I found crafts fairs all over Zimbabwe. Many are daily affairs, others just on the weekend, all are aimed at the tourist dollar. The variety of merchandize is limited and similar throughout the country and the quality varies dramatically from artisan to artisan. The…Read More

Bungee Jumping

Written by Peregrine on 23 Aug, 2000

Ninety bucks to jump off a bridge, head first, 350-odd feet to the rocks and rapids of the Zambezi below is nuts. I don't care how strong that bungee cord is. I'm not that crazy or adventurous. Especially after watching (or a…Read More

Heavenly Sight

Written by nmlama on 07 Jun, 2003

Victoria Falls is full of heavenly sights and activities. You can go on an exciting Rhino Safari in the nearby Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia. This park is near the upper Zambezi River, includes the Falls, and is 12km up the river. This reserve is full…Read More

The Sun Group of Hotels

Written by nmlama on 07 Jun, 2003

The Sun Hotel was built in a forest on the bank of Zambezi River, just at the foot of its famous Victoria Falls. It opened in May 2001. The nearest town is Livingstone, about 15km away. From any room of this hotel, you can see…Read More

Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River

Written by Mamo Mlalazi on 23 Mar, 2007

The cruise start upstream from the Victoria Falls. This offer a visitor a chance to see the sunset. Sighted can be game like the crocodile lying by the banks , or elephants crossing the river; now that's a sight not to be forgotten.…Read More

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