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ZIMBABWE - Victoria Falls


Location - Southern Africa; Capital - Harare; Population - 14 million; Currency - Many foreign currencies

I spent a day on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls, crossing over from Zambia in April 2006.

 

zimnote The Zimbabwe Dollar - this was the biggest note in 2006 but worth very little.
A period of hyperinflation has meant that since 2009 prices have been set in US$ or South African Rand; the Zimbabwe Dollar is no longer in use.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

zim16Victoria Falls are 108 metres high and 1.7kms wide

 

zim10The beautiful site of Victoria Falls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

zim8Victoria Falls are known locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya, or The Smoke That Thunders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

zim2David Livingstone was the first European to see Victoria Falls. He named them after the Queen of England, Queen Victoria

 

zim12A trail through the rainforest in Victoria Falls National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

zim14I got soaked to the skin at Danger Point - Victoria Falls

 

zim15Victoria Falls Bridge from the Zimbabwe side

 

zim18The Zambezi river cuts a swathe through the surrounding rock - Victoria Falls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

zim19Clouds of mist fill the gorge - Victoria Falls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

zim1Victoria Falls Town is a tourist town on the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls

 

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LINKS

www.zimbabwe.com

www.zimbabwetourism.co.zw - Zimbabwe tourist board

www.gotovictoriafalls.com - info on Victoria Falls

 

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