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Post-script on Zim

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As we leave Zimbabwe for the second time on this trip, we think it worth reflecting on the whole of our time spent in this controversial but extraordinary country:  ‘controversial’ because of the political regime – is it right to…
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Zimbabwe Blog

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Return to Zimbabwe: After a really great time in the Eastern Highlands, Cuthbert has now left Zimbabwe into Botswana!  This blog was written contemporaneously as we travelled, but due to restrictions on ‘publishing and journalism’ in Zimbabwe, we have not…
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Zig-zagging Zam and Zim

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Lusaka was glumly described at the beginning of last century as a far-west like cowboy town, with tumbleweeds and dust devils the best entertainment one could hope for. The dust devils and tumbleweeds still abound, but there seems to be…
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TRIP 3 – still in harare…

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04/8/214 I finally go the collect the bike! The process is quite fast actually. First to the office to pay the invoice. Than to the warehouse to collect the bike. Off course the battery is fat. Thanks Hid I have…
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TRIP 3 – Harare

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03/07/2014 Harare The day starts early, wake up at 7:30, breakfast , a chat with the owner of Villa Franca residence, reading beside the pool and now at the open commercial center to hang around and sip a coffee waiting…
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Worth it at Victoria Falls

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We couldn’t get this close to Victoria Falls without making the most of it could we? From our near border campsite last night we took the road first to Zimbabwe, the side from which the views of Victoria Falls are…
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TRIP 2 – Zimbabwe

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06/05/2014 The day start with the 18 Km (or 25km ??) to get to Gache Gache Lodge. thanks God I didn’t attempt to get there yesterday night because the road to arrive is nasty as expected but also there are…
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TRIP 2 – Zimbabwe

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30/04/2014 Today wake up at 6:00… I spent the night preparing the bags and… I still have too many things… When I finished to charge the motorbike, I suddenly realized that that I would not fit in!! In fact this…
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TRIP 2 – Zimbabwe

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30/04/2014 Today wake up at 6:00… I spent the night preparing the bags and… I still have too many things… When I finished to charge the motorbike, I suddenly realized that that I would not fit in!! In fact this…

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Zimbabwe, juli 2012 Voor de enkeling die het nog niet gehoord heeft: we zijn na 1,5 maand Nederland al weer sinds 11 juni in Afrika, omdat Ineke van de Weerd na de eerste 6 maanden graag de zorg voor Bed&Breakfast…
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TRIP 2 – Preparation

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TRIP 2 – Preparation Well well well… I am dying to start the second trip of my motorbike overland travel. First things first, I have not decided yet the route to take and I am rethinking the overall route planning.…
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TRIP 2 – Preparation

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TRIP 2 – Preparation Well well well… I am dying to start the second trip of my motorbike overland travel. First things first, I have not decided yet the route to take and I am rethinking the overall route planning.…
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Mana Pools -> Harare -> Masvingo

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Mana Pools is in northeast Zimbabwe. From there we travelled south, cutting slightly east of the country’s vertical meridian. We spent one night between Mana Pools and Harare at a place called Chinhoyi Caves, where you can follow some rough…
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Mana Pools

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Oct. 12-Oct. 15, 2013 Mana Pools, as mentioned previously, is a game reserve with no fences. We spent four days there. It was pretty enjoyable despite the 40-degree heat, apart from my ongoing concern that I would at some point…
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Along Lake Kariba

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October 7-12, 2013 Our next major stop was Mana Pools, another of Zimbabwe’s national parks. The most common descriptors applied to Mana are ‘wild’ and ‘the real bush’, which means that campsites are not fenced and common sense is not…
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26th September, Livingstone.

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A sunny hello from Zambia once again! (We’re actually now in Namibia almost a month later… sorry for the delay…) This post picks up from Lusaka, crosses into Zimbabwe at Chirundu, saunters around Mana Pools National Park before conquering the…
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Victoria Falls

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Oct. 5-Oct 8 The Zambezi River meanders from Western Zambia to the Indian Ocean off the coast of Mozambique. Where it approaches the Zambia-Zimbabwe border, a series of islets forks it into a multitude of smaller channels, each of which…

Hwange National Park

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Sept. 28-Oct.5 Photos and italics pending a decent internet connection. Hwange National Park, when entered through the Sinamatella Gate, is perhaps five hours north of Bulawayo. Most of the trip was along the A8, one of Zimbabwe’s major roads. It…

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