Journals Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe - the city that named a country

Created by SaraP on May 2, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

Just outside Masvingo, c.300km due south of Harare, lies this 11th century ruined stone city, the largest group of stone buildings in Africa south of Cairo. Home to kings, witches, shamen, and now an UNESCO heritage site, it's not to be missed.

Taking the plunge at Vic Falls

Created by SaraP on April 22, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

Zimbabwe is such a beautiful country, packed with charming, welcoming people with much to offer. Put it on your wishlist, if not now, then certainly once its troubles are calmed - obviously Vic Falls, but also Great Zimbabwe, Harare, the Eastern Highlands, the national parks...

Expanding Our Wild Horizons

Created by Linda Kaye on May 14, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
1 Story

Victoria Falls is known as the land of thundering smoke. The City of Victoria Falls exists for the tourists who come to see the Falls. The tourists these days are few but those who come are welcomed and appreciated.

Ruins, Mysteries and Monkeys: Great Zimbabwe

Created by Peregrine on November 15, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
1 Story

Great Zimbabwe is the largest African ruins south of the pyramids, but without the crowds. Some of the ruins, mostly stone walls, date from the 13th century and spread over acres of beautiful grasslands.

Modern Harare, Zimbabwe's Jewel

Created by Peregrine on November 14, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
3 Stories

We used Harare as a base for traveling around the country where my husband had spent part of his childhood. Along the way, I was introduced to one of the loveliest places on earth.



The Smoke that Thunders

Created by Peregrine on August 22, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
1 Story

Zimbabwe is one of the most beautiful places on earth. It is also blessed with perfect weather most of the year and an abundance of wildlife. It is probably best known for Victoria Falls, a dramatic display of Nature's raw power and exquisite beauty.

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An African Paradise

Created by soobax on June 6, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

10 Reviews
1 Story

While Victoria Falls, which lies on the boarder of Zambia and Zimbabwe, is not classified as a Natural Wonder of the World (Niagara Falls is the closest natural site with which you could compare this place), it is one of nature’s most magnificent treasures.

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Day at the Victoria Falls

Created by tylerhardage on September 28, 2007

1 Story

A day at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

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The Magnificent Victoria Falls

Created by Mamo Mlalazi on March 23, 2007

2 Reviews
1 Story

The Victoria Falls is well known as Mosi-oa-thunya, the Smoke that thunders. Evidence of this can be seen from an aircraft, but it hardly prepares a visitor for what is in store. A roaring sound can be heard on approaching the Mai falls.

Zimbabwe Post-Murambatsvina (Operation Clean-Up)

Created by Joy in Seattle on April 15, 2006

1 Review
1 Story

Multi-entry journal on Zimbabwe and some tourist destinations post-clean up Operation Murambatsvina which began May 19, 2005.

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