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 […]
Bags are packed, bookings made, outfits laid out to satisfy your wanderlust. Finally, you are visiting the teapot shaped country famed for the majestic Mosi oa Tunya and home to the Big Five.
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.
‘We don’t know if you have heard yet… The entire month of April 2020 will see thousands of Zimbabweans participating in the Zimbabwean event of the… Well, EVER. ZimThrive is taking place and we know it’s going to be big! In fact, we think it is going to be the biggest homecoming in Zimbabwean history! […]
Welcome to “Kariva” or the “little trap”. Well, the resort town is called Kariba, but Kariva is where the name came from, referring to the rock jutting out from the gorge where the dam wall was to be built. Whether you touched down at Kariba Airport then transferred by water, air or road to your […]
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 […]
So you have decided that you are going on vacation, you are going to Zimbabwe and you have read up a little. You know they speak English and so are quite safe, you will get around. Now, though most Zimbabweans speak English, people are quite pleased when visitors make an effort to speak local languages. […]