Zimbabwe is a land of contrasts from the Ngamo plains in Hwange to the towering peaks of Mount Nyanga in the eastern Highlands.
From spiritual sites in the Matopos to the amazing site of the Victoria Falls.
It’s a tourists playground, a fisherman’s paradise, a hikers dream and a wildlife safari destination.
Excerpt taken from David Livingstone’s second visit to the Falls
At times it looked as if nothing could save us from dashing in our headlong race against the rocks, which now that the river was low, jutted out of the water, but just in the very nick of time Tuba passed word to the steersman, and then with a ready pole turned the canoe a little aisde and we glided swiftly past the threatened danger.
We landed at the head of Garden Island (now Livingstone Island) which is situated in the middle of the river and on the lip of the falls. On reaching that lip and peering over the giddy height, the wondrous and unique chracter of the magnificent cascade at once burst upon us.
It is a hopeless task to endeavour to convey an idea of it in words, since an accomplished painter could but impart a faint impression of the glorious scene.