Just fabulous photos of the Victoria Falls and Zambesi River – places I have never been to but are now on my wish list.
Some years ago, I was in Harare, Zimbabwe, for a WHO meeting and took the opportunity to make a flying visit to Victoria Falls, about a one hour flight away. While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, it is classified as the largest, based on its width of 1,708 metres (5,604 ft) and height of 108 metres (354 ft),[ resulting in the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Victoria Falls is roughly twice the height of North America’s Niagara Falls and well over twice the width of its Horseshoe Falls.
I went on a boat trip on the Zambesi River above the falls. As we approached the falls, we could see the cloud of water vapour rising above the falls. We went a bit closer, but not too close! Apparently, there is a pool with a rocky rim right on the edge…
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