6 Rules for Safety in South Africa

Is South Africa safe? This question seems to be at the forefront of every traveller’s mind. We’ve heard the horror stories, seen the statistics that seem to undeniably confirm our fears: South Africa is dangerous. However, in our scramble to get as far away from South Africa as possible, we’ve neglected to recognize a simple […]

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My trip to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

July 15 2014 Dark and early, we are driven to Harare Airport. The domestic terminal is a desolate and lonely place. It is so early that no stores are open yet. The scales at check-in are not electric, security takes up one line in a narrow hallway, and the gate takes up all of a single […]

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Guide: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is the world’s largest waterfall by volume, 108 meters high and 1708 meters wide, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It sits on the Zambezi River, straddling the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. On the northern side is the Zambian town of Livingstone, on the southern side, the Zimbabwean town of Victoria Falls. […]

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