• Rainbow over the falls, Zimbabwe
    africa,  outdoors,  travel

    What To Do In Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

    Victoria Falls is known for its huge waterfall. It is considered to be the largest falls in the world. The town is near the border of Botswana and Zambia. Zimbabwe is one of the countries right above South Africa. Just to give you a little bit of historical background, Zimbabwe was colonized by the British. After receiving their independence from Great Britain in 1980, they were governed by prime minister Robert Mugabe until his forced resignation in 2017. So Zimbabweans have had decades of struggle. If you love adventurous activities or wild animals, Victoria Falls is the place for you.   THINGS TO DO IN VICTORIA FALLS Bungee Jump The…

  • Bourke's Potluck in Mpumalanga (South Africa)
    africa,  travel,  travel stories

    Traveling Around Southern Africa

    There is nowhere like Africa. Obviously I am biased, but there is truth to that. It is a continent (NOT a country) that encompasses a wide variety of cultures, ecosystems, languages, and religions. Although Africa continues to be exploited by foreign interests, it has the potential to be great.   Just to give you some context, this trip was not my first time on the continent. But it was my first time exploring the continent alone. Nigeria was my very first encounter of Africa. Lived there for 2.5 years at age 7 and was last there in 2015. Countries visited: South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho* Total time spent: 5 weeks…