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Thursday Travel Theme: Hot, Hot, Hot

Today’s travel theme is HOT. So many photos to choose from, that I couldn’t pick just one… First up, dinner in Singapore. I love spicy hot food! One of the most delicious meals I’ve ever had. Advertisements

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Swimming atop Victoria Falls

One thing I discovered on this trip is that safety regulations are really lax in other countries! You can get away with a lot more than you can back home. Which is how I unexpectedly found myself swimming atop Victoria Falls! Our first night in the hostel, I made a new friend, Nell. Β She’s traveling […]

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The smoke that thunders (and ultimate baboon fighting at Victoria Falls)

Victoria Falls was originally called Mosi-oa-Tunya, or The Smoke That Thunders. Β A fitting name for the largest sheet of falling water in the world, with a base of 1,708 meters, and a height of 108 meters. Β There’s no doubt as to why Vic Falls was named one of the seven wonders of the world! The […]

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Zambezi sunsets with an African Queen

Since we got into Livingstone mid-afternoon, we wanted to take advantage of the rest of the day. Our hostel offered a lot of tours, so we decided to try a river cruise. After a morning of traveling, we thought it would be a relaxing way to end the day. We hopped onboard the African Queen, […]

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Zambia

Welcome to Zambia! I couldn’t imagine being this close to Victoria Falls, and not swinging by for a visit! We took a short flight from Joburg to Livingstone, which is located on the Zambian side of Vic Falls. Our stay for this side trip is at the charming Jollyboys Backpackers. The accommodations are completely adequate, […]

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