A Guide to Visiting Victoria Falls

July 13,2020

Mose-oa-Tunya or “the smoke that thunders” is the original name that the Kalolo-Lozi people gave to Victoria Falls, due to the roaring noise of the water as it plunges to the ground and the billowing clouds of mist that rise up and soak everything and everyone in its vicinity. Victoria Falls is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the world’s largest waterfall in the wet season. The sheer energy one feels in its presence is undeniable…easily comprehending why Victoria Falls is a thing of romance and myth and something we recommend to include on any Zambia Tour or Zimbabwe Tour.

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Guide Spotlight: Sibahle - Zimbabwe

June 23,2020

A huge component of the Global Basecamp experience is the incredible guides and partners we work with. We’ll be highlighting some of these extraordinary guides and  giving a our community a glimpse into everything from their favorite memory on the job to why they first wanted to become a guide. We hope these spotlight interviews will help give insight into their contribution to the GB experience as well emphasize how travel can be used as a vehicle for cross-cultural connection and learning. 

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Zimbabwe Travel Tips

June 12,2020

Endless wildlife covers Zimbabwe from border to border, and the variety of landscapes from park to park ensure an equally diverse set of game, big and small. The variety of landscapes, whether it be in national parks, private reserves, or small cities and towns, allows for a variety of experiences, from kayaking on rivers, to following a quiet elephant on a bush walk, to soaring through the skies in small aircraft. Adventure and luxury camps combine with some of the best wildlife guides on the continent, to create an unforgettable Zimbabwe Safari Tour.

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