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Hippo in the Chobe river  
   

Hippo in the Chobe river

Greetings from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

February 19th 2011
Greetings from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.. Following on from our last blog, we spent two days in Chobe national park, Botswana's premier park for elephants. They say there are 40 to 60 thousand, we certainly saw hundreds. Our visit to the park started with a long boat cruise on the Chobe river. This is a beautiful, very wide river and not too deep, great for hippos to walk about in, wallowing ... read more
Africa » Zimbabwe » Victoria Falls

Zimbabwean Flag The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence, but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded ... ... read more
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