The hardest part about not travelling is missing my mother’s embrace, not just my biological mother, all my mothers. There are several. I am a village boy. Not raised in the village but by village people, who all still look at my siblings and I as their babies. I think of Amaiguru, old, ever-smiling, who […]
World-renowned for its large herd of elephant and buffalo, Mana Pools is an epic adventure-chasers dream. There aren’t many places where you can experience a safari on foot, and yet- here we are, in Mana pools.
You are already in vacation mode. Your baggage is cleared, shades on your eyes, you step out into the African sun from the cool shade of the Victoria Falls Airport, just 22 km out of town. You are ready to rent a car, hire a taxi or simply relax and let one of the tour […]
At Wonderful Zimbabwe we love school boy rugby! Be it the COTTCO Cup or CRAVEN Week, nothing beats the thunderous roars of school war cries and the smell of freshly cut turf. These memories this past weekend came flooding back as we watched the most physical player in world rugby dominate in prop(per) fashion!
Welcome back everyone! This time, to Binga, whose name apparently roughly translates to either ‘the enclosure surrounding a chief’s village’ or ‘a thick forest country’. Binga is a fishing, boating and cultural centre located on the South-Eastern shores of Lake Kariba in Matabeleland North province. It was built to accommodate the BaTonga people whose homelands […]
In case you have not heard yet, the insanely talented Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has been named an ambassador for Destination Zimbabwe. Beast, as he is most affectionately known by Zimbo’s around the world, was kind enough to give us a few minutes out of his training schedule to share some of his thoughts with us. […]