Author Archives: David Cross

Zambia Running Club

Country #61 on my list of visited countries. And, of course, I had to go running in Zimbabwe and over to Zambia with the local running club! Who are the primary members of the running club you ask?  Baboons of … Continue reading

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Day Safari in Zimbabwe

Yes, you can go on a safari in Zimbabwe.  Much smaller, much simpler, more focused on day trips and not resorts, but you can have a safari experience in Zimbabwe and also Zambia.  We checked out on with Wild Horizons. … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe

Since we are in Zimbabwe, did we need to go do and see??? An escape room of course! How could you avoid the opportunity to escape the zhombies and get across Victoria Falls? Well…we did go hike the trails to … Continue reading

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Arrived in Zimbabwe

OK – we headed north from Johannesburg to check out true Africa.  Where is the best place to go? Zimbabwe of course! Now getting into Zimbabwe and customs is no joke. All planes arrive at the same time and it can take … Continue reading

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Johannesburg – South Africa

Without a doubt, this is a huge city and it has 7.5 million people in it.  Is there a lot to see…not sure, but there are definitely a lot of very expensive mansions and a lot of very poor shanties … Continue reading

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Wildlife at Dusk and Dawn – South Africa

It is our last day exploring Kruger National Park and we wanted to share some of the wildlife delights we encountered when the sun was setting and rising above the South Africa bush. Did I go running in the South … Continue reading

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Rhinos, leopards and tigers oh my!

OK – the past day has been VERY interesting! We left Kruger National Park and headed out on a 1 hour drive to another private game reserve.  These roads are SLOW going and very bumpy even in a Land Cruiser. … Continue reading

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