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Harare in the beautiful bloom of the Jacarandas  Posted on 04/11/2014
Soon the first blossoms begin to appearsome where in the Fourth Street* though it's not really clear(*this photograph is actually Prince Edward St--not too far from Harare's Fourth St.--at sunrise.)Then tree after tree in the...
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The Signs of Zimbabwe (the southern Africa Edition)  Posted on 03/27/2014
One of Africa's most amusing and endearing features? Its (creative) signs!Like this one from Boulders, South Africa--I had no idea penguins bite and I admit it sent me into giggles.(Check out the penguins here. Be ready for an...
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Snapshots from the Road: the Combi Edition  Posted on 03/24/2014
"Cash Money"Africa's full of such incredibly creatively decorated public transportation. Welcome to the Zimbabwe edition--a tiny peek!This one made me laugh right aloud in Harare. Why? It didn't stop with naming itself...
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The Zimbabwe Traffic Smorgasbord  Posted on 03/03/2014
Traffic starting to build up in Harare behind a tractor.Harare is a wonderful mix of rural and urban, changing from block to block. Bet you didn't think this was in the city proper!Living in Africa can mean some interesting traffic...
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Wild is Life!  Posted on 02/26/2014
Why, hello, Sweetpea the Kudu!While visiting Wild is Life in Harare, Zimbabwe, we had afternoon tea with this lovely animal (she's partial to strawberries....)How's this for a sign?? Probably best to keep your fingers away from...
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Mosi-oa-Tunya: The Smoke That Thunders  Posted on 02/13/2014
After an exhilarating helicopter flight over Victoria Falls, we visited the Falls at sunrise.Every trip to the Falls has been so unique for how it looks, how it feels, how it awes.But sunrise, oh sunrise, by far is my favorite time to...
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Snapshots from the Air: Flying Over Victoria Falls  Posted on 02/09/2014
While visiting the wonderful Victoria Falls town in Zimbabwe, we soared over the Falls.Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, is awesome.Awesome as in the genuine definition: inspiring awe.Taking a helicopter over...
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Leisure at the Victoria Falls Hotel  Posted on 02/04/2014
While on a visit to Victoria Falls, I enjoyed the loveliness that is the Victoria Falls Hotel.The hotel is a remnant of colonial times, now a lovely tucked away spot overlooking Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.What a serene spot to escape the...
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Africa Wild Dogs - The Painted Edition!  Posted on 01/29/2014
While in Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe, we were visited by a large pack of painted dogs!The painted dogs (aka African Wild Dogs aka Lycaon pictus) is an endangered species as their habitats are disappearing and poaching targets...
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