Zimbabwe

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A Waterhole in Zimbabwe

We eat a quick breakfast outside on the deck at Kanga Camp overlooking Kanga Pan. At the end of the dry season in October, it’s the only inland waterhole in Mana Pools National

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Travel Portraits Zimbabwe

Travel Portraits from Zimbabwe and Tips for Taking Travel Portraits

I love taking photos when I travel and travel portraits in particular because people are always the star attraction of any

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Thumbnail image for Photo Friday: Zebra Portrait Color vs. Black & White

Photo Friday: Zebra Portrait Color vs. Black & White

I love zebras. You can read more about that in my life as a zebra but today here’s a short, sharpboost in the form of a zebra

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Painted Dogs of Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Endangered Species: Painted Dogs of Mana Pools

Nothing excited the guides more than a sighting of the African painted dogs and when we saw the Kanga pack come into camp one night bringing the pups

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Zambezi River in Photos

Zambezi River Photos

The Zambezi River in Mana Pools National Park is very different from the raging mass of water that thunders over Victoria Falls. A few hundred kilometers

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Things to Do in Zimbabwe

11 Things to Do in Zimbabwe Off the Beaten Track

There’s a lot of controversy about what the seven wonders of the natural world are but Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is a shoo in. The sight of millions of gallons of water rushing down

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I Love Lions! Zimbabwe Travel Story from Mana Pools

I Love Lions! Zimbabwe Travel Photo Story

Are you a cat person? Then seeing lions in the wild is probably one of your biggest dreams. It is for me but lions are elusive creatures and endangered so

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Mana Pools - Kanga Camp

Creature Comforts at Kanga Camp in Mana Pools

You don’t have to be rich to experience the wonders of Mana Pools National Park. There’s a government run campsite where you can camp by the Zambezi

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Game Walk in Magical Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Game Walk in Magical Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

The grass is brown, the ground is dusty and the trees in the Croton forest are bare. Grey branches reaching up like claws against a blue sky. It’s the end of

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Kanga Camp in Mana Pools review

A Wild Welcome to Mana Pools

The plane lands at 3pm. The heat is searing, a breeze blowing across the runway like air blasting from an oven. The thermometer on the Cessna is peaking

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Flying to Zimbabwe

Come Fly With Me to Zimbabwe

Going back to Zimbabwe has been my dream for years so when the Zimbabwean Tourism Authorities invited me on a press trip it felt like I’d be going

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photo faves - treasured souvenirs - rasta hat

Photo Faves: Travel Souvenirs: Rasta Man Vibrations

What do you think of this genuine rasta hat I picked up in Zimbabwe? It came without dreadlocks so it was much more wearable when I bought

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Reverse culture shock

Why Reverse Culture Shock is Squat On

When I got back from spending a year teaching at a rural school in Zimbabwe, Africa I was excited to get back to England and hit the supermarket. I’d been

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Travel story Africa

Would You Eat Chickens’ Feet?

I didn’t notice what Mr. Chiunda was wearing on his feet the first time we met. All I could really focus on was the crunch as he bit into his meal with relish, chewing slowly, assessing the

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African shoes

In My Shoes: Me, Aged 23

I packed three pairs of shoes for my year in Zimbabwe: sensible sandals to wear at the school where I’d be teaching, trainers to walk the seven kilometer dirt track from school to the tarred

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Author: Annabel Candy