Tag: victoria falls

2 Weeks in Southern Africa

Want to visit Southern Africa but don’t have a lot of time? Follow in my footsteps and you’ll be amazed at how much you can see and do with just two weeks in southern Africa! My trip to southern Africa was honestly life changing. I dreamed of going ever since I was a little kid …

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What You Should Know Before You Travel to Zimbabwe

Have you ever been confronted by street hawkers trying to sell you stuff? Have you ever been chased down the street by said hawker as he drops the price more and more until he offers to give you everything he has for $1 US? Welcome to Zimbabwe. To be fair, Zimbabwe has made great progress …

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Flying Above Victoria Falls

What do you get when you mix an aerophobe in with a helicopter, a camera and Victoria Falls? A terrified photographer who gets some amazing shots.   Husband and I had a free afternoon in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. We originally booked spots on Lion Encounter where you can walk with lion cubs and take photos …

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Amazing Africa!

I just returned from the most epic trip I’ve ever taken in my life-southern Africa! Visiting this region has always been my dream, but cost and distance and logistics have kept me from going. Until now. My husband and I honeymooned in southern Africa for two weeks, visiting South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. It …

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Lion Encounter in Zimbabwe-Is It Ethical and Should I Go?

One of the things I was most excited about on our upcoming Africa trip was the chance to walk and sit with lions through an organization called Lion Encounter near Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. I looked at so many pictures of people sitting with lion cubs and walking along side them like they’re part of …

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South Africa-The Dream is Coming True!

I am so, so, so excited to finally get to say that I’m going to South Africa NEXT MONTH! It doesn’t even feel real, although my credit card statement tells me it’s very true. I remember when I was in middle school I told my mom that I was going to go to Africa for …

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