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Random moments… (13-22/12)

Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | Views [172]

We took a trip out on the Saturday morning last week to visit a microbrewery and restaurant which has been voted the Best British Restaurant in the world, outside the uk. It’s a little place in Muldersdrift called Gilroy’s ( http://www.gilroybeers.... Read more >


A lazy day and a long drive home (1-2/12)

Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | Views [257] | Comments [1]

The last day in Bulawayo proved to be the most relaxed of the entire trip. It started with a ride out with Deb and Catherine to see a charity/Christmas market which was on that day. There were some amazing stalls of local goods, produce and crafts, ... Read more >


Back to Bulawayo (29/11 - 1/12)

Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | Views [270] | Comments [1]

The drive back to Bulawayo was fairly un eventful. After. Quick trip to Eskys for a much deserved Pink Panther the afternoon was spent shopping in preparation for a braai (this seems to be a southern African thing, it's "like a barbecue only better") ... Read more >


Photos: Mpophoma and Matopos

Saturday, 30 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Mpophoma Dam and 4x4 in Matopos - 30/11
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Photos: Elephants

Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Elephant compilation from 27-29th November at Ivory Lodge
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The stay at Ivory Lodge (27/11 - 29/11)

Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | Views [183]

Ivory Lodge - The Place of Elephants was our next destination. We spent 2 nights here and did a couple of evening game drives with the Lodge's guide, Peter. For our first drive we were the only guests in the lodge so it became a kind of private drive ... Read more >


Photos: Hwange and Ivory Lodge

Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Views from the National Park and the Concession.
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Through Hwange to Ivory Lodge (27/11)

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | Views [153]

The drive from Sinamatella to Ivory Lodge through Hwange was a ral taste of Africa. 130 km over 5 hours on dirt roads with only 3 other vehicles seen all day. The changing scenery as you traverse the park provides a very diverse range of environments ... Read more >


The Falls to Sinamatella (26/11)

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | Views [140] | Comments [1]

The morning of the 26th was the one I had been most nervous about of the rip so far. We were heading from the falls to Sinamatella Camp in Hwange National Park. Sounds simple enough but we were going via the high wire activities available at the top ... Read more >


Safer Methods of Transversing Crocodile infested Rivers (25/11)

Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | Views [135]

After a long and somewhat bumpy flatbed journey back to Victoria Falls town, there was just time for a small spot of curio shopping before the pickup for our sunset cruise on the Zambezi. Should you ever find yourself in Victoria Falls, this is an activity ... Read more >


The name of the rapid!

Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | Views [134]

As promised, a list of the name s of the rapids: 1: The Boiling Pot 2,3,4: Morning Glory 5: Stairway to Heaven 6: The Devil's Toilet Bowl 7: Gulliver's Travels 8: The Muncher 9: Commercial Suicide 10: Gnashing Jaws 11: Overland Truck Eater 12A,B,C:... Read more >


In which Travis and I face (almost) certain death in a crocodile infested river. (25/11)

Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | Views [192]

When anyone says the pickup is at 7am, my advice to you would be "skip it". After all, nothing can be so good it warrants arising at 6am, can it? The answer, surprisingly, is yes it can and white water rafting on the Zambezi is one of those things I ... Read more >


The best so far! (23/11)

Saturday, 23 Nov 2013 | Views [221] | Comments [1]

Ok, so we're now at the end of our first full day in Vic Falls, and what a day it's been. I had two of the most amazing firsts today. 1. I had my first sighting of the falls themselves. This has to be one of the most awe inspiring sights I have seen ... Read more >


Photos: Vic Falls

Saturday, 23 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Visit to Victoria Falls
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Vic Falls (22/11)

Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | Views [221]

We set off from Bulawyo for Vic Falls via a safari lodge in Hwange National Park where we had lunch and a visit to Patrick, a relative of Deb and Amy who works at a coal mine on our route. Lunch was amazing and our table over looked the waterhole at ... Read more >


Photos: Matopos & Rhodes Grave

Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Trips out in Matopos - 20-21/12
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Bulawayo (20-21/11)

Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | Views [207]

What can I say about Bulawayo? It's a stopping off point on the way to Victoria Falls... It's also home to many of Deb and Amy's family, who are some of the nicest, greatest, friendliest people you will ever meet and it's also Zimbabwe's best kept ... Read more >


Photos: Animals of Zimbabwe

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

The animals we saw in Zimbabwe
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Photos: Bulawayo

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

General shots from Bulawayo
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