Famously known as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’, Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls on the planet.
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Your ultimate safari guide and everything you need to know about Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. It is 2,200 sq km of land and surrounded by wildlife.
They found fame in the 2018 David Attenborough documentary “Dynasties”. But numbers of painted dogs in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park are at their lowest level in 10 years. Predators, poor soils, inbreeding, tourism operators and some film crews could be among the reasons why.
Victoria Falls is the hottest tourist destination in southern Africa, and we’re not just talking about the weather. It’s an all-in-one destination that ticks all the boxes for every type of traveller, from adrenalin junkies to those who like to holiday in the slow lane.
With Zimbabwe having turned 40 this year, there is no better commemoration than telling the story of the Great House of Stone.
One of nature’s greatest sights is looking healthy once again. After a testing summer period, Victoria Falls is now inundated with torrents of water.
They figure on Zimbabwe’s national flag, banknotes and official documents — birds representing stone statues taken by colonialists more than a century ago. The eight original sculptures hold great spiritual value for people of the southern African nation and have been made into national emblems
Great Zimbabwe was a city that served as the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe during its Late Iron Age. Discover some interesting facts about this ancient city in this article.
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Weak from hunger and thirst, the elephant struggled to reach a pool of water in this African wildlife reserve. But the majestic mammal got stuck in the mud surrounding the sun-baked watering hole, which had dramatically shrunk due to a severe drought. Eventually park staff freed the trapped elephant, but it collapsed and died. Just yards (meters) away lay the carcass of a Cape buffalo that had also been pulled from the mud, but was attacked by hungry lions. Elephants, zebras, hippos, impalas, buffaloes and many other wildlife are stressed by lack…
Severe drought in Mana Pools is affecting elephants and other wildlife – a photographer shares her images and thoughts.
The majestic beauty of the top 6 waterfalls below will surely make you captivated. Let’s see it with Break!
How the fall of Mugabe allowed Zimbabwe to reclaim the future of its tourism; Sophie; Zimbabwe Situation
Sophie discussed him in hushed tones, out of earshot of anyone else. Always the conversations were the same: “one day, maybe…,” swiftly followed by…
Why has Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls National Park, home to the world’s largest waterfall, gained 215,513 geotags – more than any other wildlife attraction on the continent?
HOME to some of the most majestic granite scenery in the world, the Matobo National Park is one of the unsung highlights of Zimbabwe. This Unesco World Heritage Site is a stunning and worldly landscape of balancing rocks, kopjes — giant boulders unfeasibly teetering on top of one another…
IT is early in the morning as the sun hesitantly climbs out of the womb of its wise mother from the east. Grass and tree branches sing notes from the sunrise wind, helped by a cacophony of singing birds, yonder in the hills and hillocks. The multifarious array of balancing rocks stands unveiled, blushing in …
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The KAZA project is the largest cross-border natural reserve on the planet. But the fight for conservation in some of the poorest regions of southern Africa has many challenges, including finding the right balance between tourism and wildlife protection.
THE beauty and rich natural diversity of the Matopo Hills have been preserved for eternity in a book that documents the hills’ natural history, which was launched late last year.