African shoestrings – Zimbabwe Day Eighty Seven Bulawayo

In Canada I was asked how Niagara Falls compared to Victoria Falls. I said bluntly that whilst the Zimbabweans had made a bit of a mess of the town the area around the falls was still protected and in a natural setting. Somehow the North Americans had turned the falls into a Disney meets nature … Continue reading African shoestrings – Zimbabwe Day Eighty Seven Bulawayo

African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Five Victoria Falls

We left Livingstone via the hostel shuttle that was masquerading as the back of a Ute and into Zimbabwe the next morning. The driver actually stopped at the border and took in our passports to the Zambian immigration office for stamping which was a bit disconcerting as a passport is considered the only thing that … Continue reading African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Five Victoria Falls

African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Four Livingstone

Victoria Falls (known locally as "the mist that thunders") is one of the great natural beauties of the world. A quirk of political geography has put just over half of the falls in Zambia but three quarters of the viewing area in Zimbabwe. Consequently the views from both countries are a lot different. After having … Continue reading African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Four Livingstone

Zinio – win a magazine subscription

I have recently been looking at Zinio a digital magazine service. They have what looks to be thousands of digital magazines at low prices. I looked at the travel and photography sections and they have publications such as Lonely Planet, Conde Nast, AFAR, Photo Plus and Shutterbug. Now they have this new Z-Pass - YOU CAN READ … Continue reading Zinio – win a magazine subscription