Category: Overland

Gravel roads to the South of Lake Kariba 0

Around Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba in the far North West of Zimbabwe is the enormous man made lake created as a result of the enormous Kariba hydro dam. The dam was built from 1955-1959, and is made...

Right on the bank of the Zambezi (croc directly below Jeep) 2

Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools is one of those National Parks people talk about for years and years after their visit. Camping is directly on the Zambezi river, and virtually everyone has animals wander directly through their...

The views near the cave - simply stunning 4

Around Matopos National Park

Just south of Bulawayo we detour around Matopos National Park, and route-find on dusty walking tracks for hour after hour until we reach the stunning Silozwane Cave. The cave is set part-way up a rocky...

The construction is impressive 3

Great Zimbabwe

The ruins of Great Zimbabwe lie in the South of the country, and are well worth a visit. This medieval city was built from the 11th to 15th centuries, and marks the only known...

I have already decided Zimbabwe has the best sunsets 4

Around Nyanga & Marondera

Still in the Nyanga area we meet Debbie, possibly the friendliest person on the planet. Debbie has a dairy farm and is extremely inviting and welcoming and insists we can camp right on her...

The mountains of Zim are spectacular 2

Even More Zimbabwe Mountains

Still exploring the remote mountains we wander into the town of Nyanga, perched under Zimbabwe’s tallest mountain, Nyangani (2592m/8555ft.). Camping with the mountain as the backdrop is stunning, and of course it’s all free....